London/Paris — Mayer Brown has advised Marlin Equity Partners on its majority investment in Rydoo, a leading global software-as-a-service solution for managing expense reports and business travel. The company's software offers end users and finance departments the ability to manage travel and expenses efficiently in one single tool.
The Sodexo Group and the current management team will invest into a minority position in the company.
“It was great to be able to assist the Marlin team again on this transaction and to be able to showcase Mayer Brown’s private equity offering in both Paris and London, said James West, private equity partner in Mayer Brown's Corporate & Securities practice in London. "We wish Marlin and the Rydoo team every success for the future.”
The Mayer Brown team was led by James West, private equity partner Neil Evans and counsel Electra Callan (all London) and included: Corporate & Securities partners Richard Page (London) and Gautier Elies, associates Patrick Loiseau (both Paris) and James Beattie; IP partner Mark Prinsley and associate Valerie Vanryckeghem (all London); and Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Benjamin Homo (Paris) and counsel Kitty Swanson (London).