McDermott Represents Software Investor Main Capital Partners on the Acquisition of Isograph LTD

McDermott Represents Software Investor Main Capital Partners on the Acquisition of Isograph LTD


Munich, March 21, 2024 – McDermott Will & Emery has advised Main Capital Partners on the acquisition of UK-based Isograph LTD, a leading provider of safety engineering software, by PeakAvenue GmbH.

Through the combination, PeakAvenue, a portfolio company of Main Capital, strengthens its presence in the UK and expands its position as a market leader in engineering and quality management software. PeakAvenue was formed in 2022 from the merger of PLATO GmbH and iqs Software GmbH and is headquartered in Lübeck, Germany.

Isograph offers a wide range of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) solutions and is a leading provider of fault tree software for blue chip customers around the world. Founded in 1986, the company is headquartered near Manchester, UK, with an office in Salt Lake City, USA.

Main Capital Partners is a leading software investor in the DACH region, the Benelux, the Nordics and the United States. Main Capital has over €2.2 billion in assets under management and maintains an active portfolio of more than 45 software groups.

McDermott Will & Emery regularly acts as advisor to Main Capital Partners in transactions and financings. Cross-practice teams from Germany, the UK and the US were involved in this cross-border transaction.

The McDermott team was led by partner Hanno M. Witt (Private Equity, Munich) Dustin Schwerdtfeger (Corporate Finance, Düsseldorf) and Counsel Chris Marshall (Corporate/M&A, London) and comprised partners Raminta Dereskeviciute (International Trade, London), Riley T. Orloff (New York), Aymen Mahmoud (London; both Corporate Finance), Paul McGrath (Employment, London), Heiko Kermer (Tax, Frankfurt), counsel Thomas Diekmann (Private Equity, Munich), Raymond Paretzky (International Trade, Washington, DC), Gary Howes (Life Sciences, London), Marcus Fischer (Frankfurt), Sarah Gabbai (London; both Tax) as well as associates Nicole Kaps, Berfin Sahin (both Corporate/M&A, Munich), Will Willoughby, Sanjeet Johal, Marc-Us Ong, Ennio Keyte, Chiara Iorizzo (all Corporate/M&A, London), Michal Chajdukowski (International Trade, London), Max Küttner (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Markus Hunkenschröder, Romy Lanz, Eva Kanela (all Düsseldorf), Sophie Rezki (London), Camille Judas (Paris; all Finance), Charlotte Moorhouse (Employment, London), Michaela Novakova, Pilar Arzuaga (both Healthcare, London), Armin Teymouri (Private Equity, Munich) and Patrick Aimone (Boston).

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