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London — Mayer Brown has advised Francisco Partners on the financing of its acquisition of the EG Group from Axcel for DKK 3.7 billion. 

EG is a leading Scandinavian software company with a suite of proprietary software solutions for the private and public sector, serving more than 9,500 customers.

Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm that specialises in investments in technology and technology-enabled businesses. Since its launch over 19 years ago, Francisco Partners has raised more than $14 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 200 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry.

“It’s pleasing to be relied on yet again by Francisco Partners to provide them with the expertise and guidance required to finance their complex cross-border acquisitions in Europe, especially against the background of continuing Brexit uncertainty,” said Stuart Brinkworth, head of Leverage Finance in Europe at Mayer Brown.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Stuart Brinkworth and included Banking & Finance senior associate Danister de Silva, associate Chen Yang Sia and trainee solicitor Daniel Leveson.