Sidley represented BCM One, a portfolio company of Thompson Street Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Pure IP, a global provider of cloud-based voice services via Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and Zoom. The acquisition of Pure IP will expand BCM One’s NextGen Communications portfolio to serve global businesses with enterprise-grade cloud-based voice services for Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and Zoom. Furthermore, Pure IP, with offices in London, Auckland, and San Francisco, expands BCM One’s domestic footprint while establishing key office locations with the ability to service western Europe as well as the Asia-Pacific regions.
The Sidley team was led by Alexis A. Cooper and Roger R. Wilen (M&A and Private Equity), and included Jeff Wysong, Andrew N. Cebula, Rachel Ang, George Krug, Lisa Holzman, Kimberley Vanderspar, Zach Garmisa, and Anna Kubinska (Trainee Solicitor) (M&A and Private Equity); Kelechi E. Adibe and Angela B. Gallagher (Global Finance); Marc A. Korman (Transportation); Eileen M. Liu, Amanda M. Casanueva, and Drew J. Burkey (Trainee Solicitor) (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation); Alessandra Moroni and Maryanne W. Kamau (Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy); Scott J.F. Goldstein (Insurance); Alex Down (Labor, Employment and Immigration); Jason Menzies and Fraser Tudor (Tax); and William RM Long and Matthias Bruynseraede (Privacy and Cybersecurity).