Ropes & Gray Advises Haveli Investments in its Acquisition of Certinia, Inc.
Ropes & Gray advised Haveli Investments in an agreement to acquire Certinia, Inc., a Services-as-a-Business platform providing enterprise resource planning. Haveli will fund the transaction from Haveli Investments Software Fund I L.P., with participation from partners including General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. The transaction was announced in a press release on July 26 and closed on August 4.
Haveli Investments is an Austin-based private equity firm, investing in the technology sector through control, minority or structured equity and debt investments with a focus on software, data, gaming and adjacent industries.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner David Hutchins and associate Joshua Coombes, and included finance partners Byung Choi and Dan Coyne, and associates Chris Holt and Lauren Nickoloff, private equity partner Will Shields, tax partner Scott Pinarchick, executive compensation & employee benefits partner Matt Jones, employment partner Megan Bisk, intellectual property transactions partner Megan Baca, and litigation and enforcement partners Annie Herdman and Samer Musallam.