beqom announces $300 million strategic investment from Sumeru

beqom, a company sponsored inter alia by Goldman Sachs and Eurazeo, announced a $300 million investment by Sumeru Equity Partners and co-investors.

beqom is the leader in cloud-based compensation management software; its platform is used to streamline compensation management processes for Global 5000 customers and manages over $300 billion in compensation. Sumeru’s majority investment will fuel additional growth in product innovation to better support Compensation and HCM leaders worldwide.

Lenz & Staehelin advised beqom SA and its shareholders in this transaction. The team was led by Andreas Rötheli (Corporate and M&A) and consisted of Floran Ponce (Tax, Partner), Sevan Antreasyan (IP, Partner), associates Lara Alec, Ralph Kaufmann (both Corporate and M&A), Patricia Pinto, Sophie Moine (both Employment), Didier Nsanzineza (Tax) and junior associates Noé Luisoni, Alix Lauener (both Corporate and M&A) and Anne-Laure Laplace (IP).