WSG Member Firms Collaborate on Morae Global Corporation’s Acquisition of Exigent Group Limited

March, 2024 - United States of America

WSG member firms Haynes Boone, Heuking, Kochhar & Co. and MinterEllison collaborated on Morae Global Corporation’s acquisition of UK-based technology and managed legal services providerExigent Group Limited. The combined company creates one of the legal industry’s largest providers in the world and doubles Morae’s service delivery capacity by bringing all the global expertise and resourcing scale of both companies into a single platform.

As key players in their regions, these firms and their collaborations on important client deals continue to be a testament to the power of WSG member relationships and the highest level of success WSG members provide to key global clients.

“The ability to call on our fellow WSG members across the globe was essential to our team in being able to quickly assemble a deal team that we could rely on to provide timely, top-tier advice to navigate the unique requirements of each jurisdiction relating to the acquisition and relating financing matters. The experience of each of Kochhar & Co., MinterEllison, and Heuking in assisting U.S.-based clients was invaluable in presenting local law issues in a manner easily understood and actioned by the client, and their thorough advice was key to our ability to bring the transaction to a smooth and successful closing, despite the transaction’s complexity.”

Valisa Berber-Thayer,Partner atHaynes Boone

We greatly enjoyed working with our fellow WSG member firms on this complex and demanding transaction. It has been proven again that we are all sharing the same spirit and ideas, in particular of tailored and pragmatic legal advice and client service.”

Dr. Guido Hoffmann, LL.M.,Partner atHeuking

"As part of the WSG network, we are proud to have been an integral part of the multi-jurisdictional legal team advising Morae Global Corporation on its acquisition of Exigent Group Limited. We provided assistance in helping the client navigate the complex legal Indian landscape and ensure compliance with local regulations. Working alongside our esteemed colleagues from Haynes and Boone, MinterEllison, and Heuking, we provided comprehensive and seamless legal support on the transaction. This collaboration exemplifies the strength of our global network through WSG and our commitment to delivering top quality legal services to clients."

Rohit Kochhar,Chairman & Managing Partner atKochhar & Co.

‘It was a pleasure working with Haynes Boone in respect of the Morae acquisition of Exigent. It is terrific to be part of the WSG where we are able to work with quality firms in delivering excellent service to clients on cross border transactions. Having such an array of capability and expertise within the WSG is of great assistance to our clients.’

Gemey Visscher,Partner atMinterEllison

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