Vinson & Elkins continues to grow its Technology Transactions and Intellectual Property practice with the addition of counsel Rajesh Patel, a former engineer who focuses on issues regarding patents, trademarks and copyrights and on the ownership, use and protection of other technology-related assets. He will be based in the firm’s Houston office.
Vinson & Elkins advised Spartan Acquisition Corp. III, a publicly-listed special purpose acquisition company, in a business combination with Allego Holding B.V., a leading pan-European electric vehicle charging network.
Vinson & Elkins advised FLASH, the leader in flexible technology solutions for urban real estate, in its acquisition of Parkonect.
Vinson & Elkins represented executives of Enverus, the leading global energy data analytics and SaaS technology company, in an agreement for Hellman & Friedman, a premier global private equity firm, to acquire majority ownership of Enverus.
Vinson & Elkins (V&E) announced today it will relocate its Austin office to Indeed Tower, located at 200 West Sixth Street in Downtown Austin. V&E’s lease includes 50,273 rentable square feet, occupying the entire 25th floor and a portion of 26th floor at the tower. Indeed Tower is being developed by Trammell Crow Company (TCC), one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate developers and investors, and its joint venture partner, Principal Real Estate Investors. The building is scheduled to be complete early this summer.
Vinson & Elkins advised SailPoint Technologies, Inc., the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise, in its acquisition of ERP Maestro, Inc., an early stage SaaS governance, risk and compliance solution.
Vinson & Elkins advised Asuragen, Inc., a medical technology company and a leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of genetic carrier screening and oncology testing kits, in an agreement to be acquired by Bio-Techne Corporation, a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities, for initial consideration of $215 million in cash plus contingent consideration of up to $105 million upon the achievement of certain future milestones.
Vinson & Elkins advised SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise, in its acquisition of Intello, an early-stage SaaS management company that helps organizations discover, manage and secure SaaS applications.
Vinson & Elkins advised TPG Pace Tech Opportunities in connection with an agreement for Nerdy Inc. (“the Company” or “Nerdy”), a leading direct-to-consumer, curated gig economy platform for live online learning benefiting both learners and experts, to become a public company through a business combination with TPG Pace Tech Opportunities, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.
Vinson & Elkins advised Khoros, a global leader in digital-first customer engagement software, in its acquisition of Flow.ai, an innovative conversational AI platform for designing and managing chatbots.
Vinson & Elkins advised an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings as lead investor in a $50 million Series C funding round for FreeWire Technologies.
Vinson & Elkins advised Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, in its acquisition of privately held technology company Yonomi, an innovation leader in IoT Cloud platforms.