JWS advises Liverpool Partners on its acquisition of Simplyai

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Leading independent law firm, Johnson Winter Slattery, has advised Liverpool Partners on its acquisition of artificial intelligence consulting group Simplyai.

The company, which has approximately 100 staff, assists clients in implementing AI, data analytics and intelligent automation services.

 JWS has advised Liverpool Partners on a number of recent acquisitions in the tech services and healthcare sectors, including advising Liverpool Partners’ portfolio companies, Seisma Group, on its acquisition of Data Addiction, and Genea, on its acquisition of Fertility SA.

The JWS team was led by corporate partner Andrew Turner with assistance from Senior Associate Rebecca Proudman and technology partner Ravi De Fonseka.

Andrew commented, “We were able to leverage our previous experience working with Liverpool Partners to assist with this successful outcome. Our technology and IP team in particular proved invaluable in navigating the innovative commercial and technical aspects of an investment in such a disruptive and transformative industry.”

 JWS has extensive experience advising on M&A and venture capital investments in the tech industry, having worked on over 45 such transactions in the last 18 months.

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Johnson Winter Slattery is a leading independent Australian law firm with over 80 partners and 6 offices across Australia. We advise major corporates, funds and governments on their most challenging transactions and disputes.

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