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White & Case Advises The Carlyle Group on Acquisition of disguise

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of disguise. 

"Our team helped to successfully navigate this important strategic investment, which will enable disguise to capitalise on the significant market opportunity for virtual production technology," said White & Case partner Ken Barry, who led the Firm's deal team. "The deal highlights White & Case's expertise advising across the private equity and technology industries."

disguise is a leading global provider of live event visualisation solutions, specialising in the provision of the software, hardware and support services that allow creative production teams to pre-visualise, simulate and deliver their 3D shows in real-time. It was recently named by the Financial Times as one of the top 1,000 fastest growing businesses for 2021. 

The investment was made by Carlyle Europe Technology Partners (CETP) IV, a €1.35 billion fund that invests in small and middle market technology-focused opportunities in Europe and the US.

The White & Case team in London which advised on the transaction was led by partner Ken Barry and included partner Will Smith and associates Will Summers, Lily Teh, Stephanie Ma and Francis Brown.

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