JWS advises Kangarootime on sale of Australian business to Juice Technologies and Kidsoft

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Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter Slattery has advised early childcare management software provider Kangarootime on the sale of its Australian business to fellow industry participants Juice Technologies and Kidsoft, based in Queensland. 

Kangarootime will remain a shareholder in the combined business. The sale provides an exciting opportunity to combine the technologies and grow the Kangarootime, Juice Technologies and Kidsoft businesses to provide high-quality services to the childcare software sector in Australian and New Zealand. 

The transaction was led by JWS corporate Partner James Rozsa, with a core deal team including Partner Ravi de Fonseka, Senior Associate Rebecca Proudman and Associate Thulasie Venkat.

James Rozsa commented, “We are delighted to have advised Kangarootime on this sale and the merger of the Kangarootime, Juice Technologies and Kidsoft businesses. The transaction is a key step in merging the key players in the childcare software sector and diversifying their offering in Australia and New Zealand.”

About Johnson Winter Slattery

JWS is a leading independent Australian law firm of more than 400 people, including more than 85 partners, across six offices nationally. Our firm is engaged by major corporates and investment funds on their most challenging transactions and disputes.

The JWS Corporate team is recognised in the Mergermarket M&A Awards Australia 2023. We specialise in mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets, and have advised on some of Australia’s largest transactions.

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