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Osborne Clarke advises Cloud Optics on its sale to Livingstone Technologies


Written on 31 October 2019

Livingstone Technologies is backed by global investment firm The Carlyle Group

International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised leading independent consultancy Cloud Optics on its acquisition by Livingstone Technologies Limited.  The acquisition is part of Carlyle Group’s ongoing investment in the Livingstone Group, one of the world’s leading independent IT Asset Management (ITAM) consultants.

Providing cloud and software license consulting services, Cloud Optics’ lifecycle services align with the Livingstone Group, which support global organisations in the public and private sectors procure and govern their IT estate effectively based on trustworthy data and intelligence.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by private equity Partner Tim Hewens who was supported by Senior Associates Jonny Murphy and Sarah Crabtree as well as Associates Will Carlyle and Lara Flynn who advised on employment matters.

Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team is considered a go-to practice for many companies in the tech, media & comms sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.