Baker McKenzie advised CRIF S.p.A. on the sale of the ACTion, Synergy and Achieve divisions of CRIF Lending Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CRIF S.p.A. These divisions were acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, and will be subsequently merged with MeridianLink. The combined organization will be named MeridianLink, and will comprise approximately 1,200 customers and over 300,000 end users. Tim Nguyen, MeridianLink’s founder and CEO, will lead the combined company through this exciting period of accelerated innovation and continued focus on industry-leading customer service.
The Baker McKenzie team advising CRIF was led by corporate partners Steven Canner, Michael DeFranco and Tom Hughes, and included corporate attorneys Nicole Puza, Sara Ahmed and Josephine Bae; tax attorney Kai Kramer; intellectual property attorneys Pamela Church and Alysha Preston; compensation, employment & labor attorney Christopher Guldberg; and international/commercial attorney Adam Aft.