Apax Partners, one of the leading private equity firms in Europe, announces its majority stake in Mailinblack, the Marseille software publisher that makes cybersecurity accessible to all organizations, via its Apax Development fund

The entry into the capital of Apax as a majority shareholder, alongside the management as well as the historical shareholders (Entrepreneur Invest and the founder Damien Neyret), and the NewAlpha Verto fund, will enable the company to accelerate the development of state-of-the-art cybersecurity. Operators of the operation Apax Development: Bérenger Mistral, Thibaut Bourlet, Baudouin Delcampe, Arnaud Parry NewAlpha Verto: Thomas Fort, Antoine Dary, Pierre Cuer Transferor Advice Sellers lawyer: BBLM (Fabien de Saint-Seine, Laurent Roustouil, Jean-Christophe Alezard, Matthieu Rannou) M&A: Bryan Garnier (Thibaut De Smedt, Stanislas de Gmeline, Charlie Pujo, Maxime Roi, Xavier de Fontaines) Financial due diligence: KPMG (Philippe Blanadet, Victor Chemineau) Buyer Advice M&A: Lincoln International (Matthieu Rosset, Boris Martin, Charles Plassart) Corporate lawyer: Hogan Lovells (Stéphane Huten, Florian Brechon, Alexandre Giacobbi, Guillaume Denis, Ombeline Despres), Charles Russell Speechlys (Thibaut Caharel, Pierre-Adrien Mayot) Financing lawyer : Hogan Lovells (Alexander Premont, Ouassila El Asri, Alban de Roucy) Tax lawyer: Hogan Lovells (Ludovic Geneston, Thomas Claudel, Maryll Pizzetta) Financial due diligence: Exelmans (Stéphane Dahan, Manuel Manas, Océane Lambert, Philémon Defontaines) Due diligence commercial: Altman Solon (Frederic Huet, François-Nicolas Kielwasser, Arthur Bourguignon, Jules Guiton) IT due diligence: Make it Work (Frédéric Thomas) Legal due diligence: Mazars (Jérôme Gertler, Iosif Cozea, Camille de Kervenoael) Funding Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence (Christophe Lejeune, Arnaud Duparc, Olivier Flonneau) Eurazeo IM (Emmanuelle Tanguy, Agathe Prevosteau) Financing legal advisors: Volt et Associés (François Jubin, Lina Bahri), Nabarro Béraud (Jonathan Nabarro, Magali Béraud, Emilie Darcq) Mailinblack tips Scotto Partners (Jérôme Commerçon, Alexandre Zouhal, Caroline Vieren, Loïc Pipaud)

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