Placement of SoftwareONE shares
Lenz & Staehelin advised the selling shareholders KKR, Raiffeisen Informatik, the heirs of Patrick Winter and B. Curti Holding AG on a sale of 17.5 million shares in SoftwareONE Holding AG, a leading provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions headquartered in Switzerland and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The sale was effected pursuant to a block trade by way of an accelerated book build and raised gross proceeds of CHF 350 million. The transaction closed on May 15, 2020. Credit Suisse AG, J.P. Morgan Securities plc, UBS AG and KKR Capital Markets Partners LLP acted as Joint Bookrunners.
The Lenz & Staehelin team included partners Matthias Wolf and Patrick Schleiffer and associate Patrick Schärli.