Osborne Clarke has advised the shareholders of Bedford Consulting, the leading EMEA implementation partner of Anaplan’s cloud-native Enterprise Performance Management Software, on an investment by Keensight Capital.

Bedford Consulting is an Anaplan Gold Partner and EMEA partner of the year for the past seven consecutive years, benefitting from strong brand recognition and a collaborative relationship with

Anaplan due to deep platform expertise, strong customer satisfaction and a high quality of service.

Anaplan is a pioneering developer of SaaS based Connected Planning and Analysis software which has transformed the way in which enterprises monitor, plan and drive business performance.

The Osborne Clarke team advising the Bedford Consulting shareholders was led by private equity partner Tim Hewens and included private equity associate Alex Littlefield and employment senior associate Lara Flynn.  Tax advice was provided by partner David Nisbett, associate director Robert Thomas and senior associate Bridget Baillie.

Bedford Consulting employs approximately 80 deep-domain technical Anaplan experts and supports more than 250 clients in the implementation and ongoing use of Anaplan’s software. Bedford Consulting works with both large and mid-market customers across Automotive, Banking & Insurance, Consumer Goods, IT, Transportation and Utilities, including The English FA, Jaguar Land Rover, Penguin Random House, SoftwareOne and Transferwise (now WISE).

Osborne Clarke has a market-leading international private equity practice and is widely recognised as a leading European law firm for companies operating in the technology, media and telecoms sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers.

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