In 2022, EPAM provided legal support to Pearl Group, one of the leading SAP technology providers in the Nordic region, in connection with the acquisition of Convert Group, a Norwegian e-commerce solution provider.
As part of a multi-jurisdictional project, the Firm’s lawyers helped conclude an agreement to merge two Nordic technology companies and create Pearl Convert. The work included comprehensive legal advice on the structure of the transaction from the point of Russian legislation, including corporate, labor, tax, antitrust and intellectual property law.
A combined team of lawyers from M&A and Corporate Law, Competition Law, Labour Law, Intellectual Property / TMT, and Tax Law practices provided legal support to the client. Partner Pavel Sadovsky, Counsel Elena Agaeva, Senior Associates Ksenia Firsova, Olga Morozova, Maxim Burda, Associate Kirill Nagorsky, Junior Associate Arina Nikulushkina worked on the project, which was led by Partner and Head of European Desk at EPAM Ilona Zekely.