Travers Smith LLP has advised new client CGE Partners on its investment in Enhesa, the fast-growing global environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance intelligence platform. CGE is a mid-market private equity firm with a focus on attractive growth markets across Europe. This deal marks the first acquisition for CGE, following its launch in October 2019.
Headquartered in Brussels with offices in the US, Asia and Europe, Enhesa has an international reach and comprehensive global regulatory expertise, offering a complete solution to help its clients ensure compliance, manage risk, save time and increase the quality and effectiveness of their EHS and product compliance programs.
CGE commented: "Enhesa represents a perfect fit for CGE's strategy of investing in top-performing businesses that fulfil mission-critical services in the tech-enabled business services sector. Enhesa's position as the global leader in EHS regulatory compliance will form a strong platform for targeted M&A activity, and we look forward to supporting Peter (CEO) and his team to consolidate the company's market leadership and drive further growth."
The Travers Smith team was led by Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Partners Ian Keefe and Lucie Cawood who were supported by Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Senior Associate Sally Hirst and Associates Max Conway, Raphaella Gabrasadig and Jessica Cragg. Tax advice was provided by Tax Partner Russell Warren who was supported by Associate Rob Smith and Finance advice was provided Finance Partner Matthew Ayre who was supported by Senior Associate Will Sheridan.
Liedekerke Walters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick provided Belgian law advice led by Corporate Partners Christel Van den Eyenden and Wim Dedecker. Choate Hall & Stuart provided US law advice led by principal Rebecca Wilsker. The sellers were advised by Allen & Overy.