August Debouzy advised the US company Supplyframe, Inc. in its acquisition of pertilience and its software BuyManager

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August Debouzy advised the US company Supplyframe, Inc., in its acquisition of the French company Pertilience which develops the software Buymanager for the electronics manufacturing industry. This operation will strengthen the leadership position of Supplyframe, Inc. in the field of Sourcing Intelligence suite and increase its expansion opportunities in Europe.

Supplyframe, Inc. provides open and connected access to the world’s largest collection of vertical search engines, supply chain tools, and online communities specifically dedicated to the electronics manufacturing industry.

Buymanager is a supply chain tool dedicated to sourcing professionals involved in Product Cost Management and Supplier Relationship Management. It helps users streamline manual tasks and data manipulation allowing them to concentrate their efforts on value-added activities. It equips leaders in electronic manufacturing services and original equipment manufacturers.

Legal counsels:

August Debouzy and Cooley assisted Supplyframe, Inc. as co-counsels.

In respect of August Debouzy, the team was composed of:

  • Julien Wagmann, partner, Elsa Jospé, senior associate, and François Richard, associate, on M&A aspects;
  • Catherine Le Manchec, partner, and Laure Hosni, senior associate, on labor law aspects;
  • Philippe Lorentz, partner, and Pauline Radovitch, associate, on tax law aspects;
  • Alexandra Berg-Moussa, partner, and Marie-Charlotte Hustache, associate, on contract law aspects.

As regards Cooley, the team was led by Jon Gavenman, partner, Julie Wicklund, special counsel, and Nicole Orders, associate.

Levine Keszler assisted Pertilience on transactional aspects with Nicolas de Courtivron, partner, and Euclide assisted Pertilience on corporate aspects with Saverio Curaba, partner, and Isabelle Le Roy, legal counsel.