White & Case advises Nordic Capital on sale of Macrobond to Francisco Partners

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised leading private equity investor Nordic Capital on its sale of Macrobond to California-based tech investor Francisco Partners.

"Our role advising Nordic Capital on its successful disposal follows Macrobond's significant growth to become the software platform of choice for people working in financial and economic research worldwide," said White & Case partner Ross Allardice, who led the Firm's deal team. "The transaction showcases White & Case's expertise in private equity in the financial sector."

Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor with a focus on selected regions and sectors, including healthcare, technology and payments, financial services and industrial and business services. It has invested more than €22 billion in more than 130 investments since its inception in 1989.

Founded in 2008, Macrobond is a fast-growing global technology platform providing economic and financial data. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, Macrobond has offices across Europe, North America and Asia.

The White & Case team which advised Nordic Capital on the transaction was led by partner Ross Allardice (London) and included associates Tom Clarke, Johanna Wagner, Hannah Stilin (all London) and Fredrik Johansson (Stockholm). White & Case partners Ben von Maur (London) and Johan Steen (Stockholm) advised the Macrobond management team on the transaction.

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