Homburger advised General Catalyst on its growth equity financing of SonarSource
On April 26, 2022, SonarSource, the leading platform for clean code, announced a growth equity financing by General Catalyst, Advent International, Insight Partners, and Permira’s Growth Opportunities Fund. The financing raised USD 412 m in new investment and values SonarSource at USD 4.7 bn. SonarSource will use the investment to grow its go-to-market team globally as the company drives toward USD 1 bn in revenue.
Homburger advised General Catalyst with regard to all Swiss legal aspects of this transaction. The Homburger team included partner Andreas Müller, senior associate Anna Peter (both Corporate / M&A; Technology and Digital Economy), associates Claudine Schär and Léonard Aeschlimann and junior associate Nicolas Wetzel (all Corporate / M&A), partner Reto Heuberger and associate Philippe Gobet (both Tax) as well as partner Luca Dal Molin and associate Joel Fink (both IP / IT; Technology and Digital Economy). Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as transaction counsel to General Catalyst.