Baker McKenzie assisted the Automattic Inc., in its acquisition of MailPoet, a popular email marketing solution for WordPress. The plugin is used by more than 300,000 websites for everything from building a mailing list to managing transactions and abandoned cart emails.
Automattic Inc. is an American global distributed company founded in August 2005 and is most notable for WordPress.com (a freemium blogging service), as well as its contributions to WordPress (an open source blogging software) with over 1,300 employees in more than across 70 countries.
Automattic Inc., was assisted by Baker McKenzie with a team led in Paris by Guillaume Nataf, Partner in M&A, assisted by Paul Nury, Senior Associate, Stephane Taieb, Partner in Tax assisted by Robin Gaulier, Senior Associate, Denise Broussal and Nadege Dallais, Partners in labor law, Nathalie Marchand, Partner in IP and Magalie Dansac, Partner in IT.
The Seller was assisted by Celine Bondard, Bondard Law firm.