International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Plenitude, a portfolio company of Growth Capital Partners (GCP), on its acquisition of financial risk solution provider Contineo.

Plenitude is a leading financial crime and risk compliance firm and has acquired Contineo to enhance its specialist technical advisory and data analytics services. The acquisition marks Plenitude’s first M&A activity and will drive more efficient and effective financial crime risk management solutions for its clients.

Contineo's provision of specialist Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) tech advisory services will support Plenitude’s growth strategy, supporting its ambition to be the leading specialist tech advisor for innovative & AI-enabled FCC technology solutions.

The Osborne Clarke team advising on this transaction was led by Partner Chris Yeo, with Hannah Stevens, Gemma Boucher and Shauna Poole (all Corporate), Jonny Squires (tax), Ian Solomon (commercial) and Lara Fatemi and Dan Charie (employment).

GCP is a long-standing, valued client that Osborne Clarke has advised on numerous matters, including its investment into Plenitude in 2022.

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 comms sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers.

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