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Freshfields Advises Coupa on Its $8bn Sale to Thoma Bravo

Freshfields is advising Coupa Software Incorporated (Nasdaq: COUP), a leader in business spend management, on its $8 billion cash sale to Thoma Bravo. More details on the transaction can be found here.

The Freshfields team is led by M&A Partners Damien Zoubek and Jenny Hochenberg, Counsel Oliver Board and Associates Brian Kloeblen, Daria Butler and Nicole Johnson with support from Associate Devony Schmidt. Partner Nicole Foster, Counsel Sarah Ghulamhussain and Associate Chaim Leggiere advised on executive compensation and employee benefits matters; Partner Allison Liff and Senior Associate Aino Makisalo advised on financing matters; Partner Menachem Kaplan and Associates Daniel Spencer and Jennifer Lei advised on intellectual property matters; Partner Christine Lyon and Associate Laurie Morgan advised on data privacy matters; Partner Joe Soltis and Senior Associate David Mitchell advised on tax matters; Partner Jamillia Ferris, Special Counsel Meytal McCoy, Senior Associate Tom Morgan and Associate Emily Strickland advised on regulatory matters; Partners Aimen Mir and Tom McGrath, Special Counsel Christine Laciak, Counsel Uwe Salaschek and Associate Megan Yeates advised on foreign direct investment matters; and Partner Sarah Solum, Senior Associate Shira Oyserman and Associates Alex Canahuate and Evelyne Kim advised on securities law matters.