Paris-based private equity firm Astorg has completed a significant equity investment in Anaqua, a provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions headquartered in Boston.
Anaqua will use the funding to accelerate their global organic growth and acquisition strategy. The announcement comes hot on the heels of Anaqua’s recent launch of AQX, a cutting-edge software platform that allows users to seamlessly access analytics and tech-enabled services to transform their IP assets into business success.
Astorg operates mainly in the investment of global B2B niche market leaders with a clear vision allowing them to consistently deliver innovative market-leading and differentiated solutions, demonstrated ability to drive growth, create value and enjoy long-term relationships with their clients.
The deal’s value was not disclosed and is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.
William Blair & Company, LLC served as financial advisor and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as legal advisor to Anaqua. Evercore Inc served as financial advisor and Latham & Watkins LLP served as legal counsel to Astorg.