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Deutsche Börse's Acquisition of Axioma and Partnership with General Atlantic

On April 9, 2019, Deutsche Börse AG (“Deutsche Börse”) and Axioma, Inc. (“Axioma”) announced that Axioma has agreed to be acquired by Deutsche Börse for $850 million cash and debt free and will be combined with Deutsche Börse’s index businesses valued at €2.6 billion. As part of the transaction, Deutsche Börse has entered into a strategic partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity investor, which will invest around $715 million into the new company to finance the acquisition of Axioma. Cravath, alongside Hengeler Mueller, is representing Deutsche Börse in connection with the transaction.

The Cravath team is led by partners Aaron M. Gruber and Mark I. Greene and includes associates Lee M. Blum, Virginia M. Anderson and Patrick S. Taylor on M&A matters; partner Eric W. Hilfers and associate Jana I. Hymowitz on executive compensation and benefits matters; partner Kara L. Mungovan and associate Richard Bohm on tax matters; partner David J. Kappos and associate Miling Y. Harrington on intellectual property matters; partner Matthew Morreale on environmental matters; senior attorney Jesse M. Weiss on antitrust matters; and senior attorney Joyce Law and practice area attorney Laurel R. Berkowitz on real estate matters.