PwC Legal and PwC advise Founders of Hornetsecurity on investment of TA Associates

September 13, 2022

Berlin, 13 September 2022

A team from PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) and PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (PwC Germany) provided legal and tax advice to founders of Hornetsecurity on the investment by TA Associates (TA) in Hornetsecurity.

Hornetsecurity provides a range of products designed to protect more than two million users against cyber threats. Its product portfolio includes email security, backup solutions, archive & continuity and security awareness training. TA will join existing investors comprising growth equity firm PSG Equity and growth equity investor Verdane as well as the Company’s management team. The investment aims to further support Hornetsecurity’s product build-out and international expansion.

Advisors to Founders of Hornetsecurity:

PwC Legal:

Gerhard Wacker (lead), Moritz Gröning, Stephan Söbbeke, Hauke Jaeschke (all Corporate/M&A in Berlin)

PwC Germany:

Oliver Dörfler, Martin Ratzke (both Deals Tax in Duesseldorf)

For further information, please contact:

Nils Philipp
PwC Communications
Tel.: +49 211 981-2128
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Gerhard Wacker

Corporate/M&A

Tel: +49 911 94985-281

Moritz Gröning

Corporate/M&A

Tel: +49 30 2636-3410