PwC Legal advises LeanIX on financing round led by Goldman Sachs of 80m USD

July 9, 2020

Nuremberg, 9 July 2020

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive legal advice to LeanIX GmbH in the course of the Series-D-financing round of 80m USD led by new investor Goldman Sachs Growth. Other investors are Insight Venture Partners and DTCP who, along with Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital, have already participated in earlier financing rounds. The Bonn based start-up will use the investment to continue its successful international growth and to further develop its complementary solutions for cloud governance.

LeanIX GmbH was founded in 2012 by André Christ and offers Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based applications in the fields of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and cloud governance to reduce complexity in IT application landscapes in companies and thus to accelerate their digital transformation. LeanIX GmbH now has 230 employees worldwide and works together with 300 international customers including well-known brands such as Adidas, Atlassian, Dropbox, DHL, Merck, Volkswagen, Vodafone and Zalando.

Advisors to LeanIX GmbH:

PwC Legal (Nuremberg and Düsseldorf):

Gerhard Wacker, Klara Körber (both lead), Christian Heigl (all Corporate / M&A), Hubertus Kleene, Johanna Battmer (both antitrust and foreign trade law)

Advisors to Goldman Sachs:

Hogan Lovells (Munich):

Dr. Volker Geyrhalter (lead), Cornelius Naumann, Dr. Julian Fridrich (all Corporate / M&A)

Advisors to Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Venture Fund:

Osborne Clarke (Cologne):

Nicolas Gabrysch, Nicole Preuß (Corporate / Venture Capital)

Advisors to Insight Venture Partners:

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (Frankfurt):

Dr. Stefan Jörgens, Miriam Steets (lead), Johannes Eckhardt (all Corporate / Financial Services)

About PwC Legal:

In today’s rapidly evolving marketplace, our clients are increasingly concerned with business collaborations, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financing and questions of social responsibility. They need legal security when dealing with such complex issues. That is why we work closely with PwC’s tax, human resources and finance experts and draw on the resources of our legal network in more than 100 countries to deliver comprehensive advice. Whether a global player, a public body or a wealthy individual, each client can rely on a personal account manager to address his or her specific legal needs. This dedication helps us ensure our clients’ long-term business success.

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Gerhard Wacker


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Klara Josefine Körber


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