Cobalt Software Acquisition by FactSet
Gunderson Dettmer represented client Cobalt Software, a leading portfolio monitoring solutions provider for the private capital industry, in its acquisition by FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service. The acquisition advances FactSet’s strategy to scale its data and workflow solutions through targeted investments as part of its multi-year investment plan and expands its private markets offering.
In the announcement of the transaction, CEO of Cobalt Jason Weinstein said, “FactSet and Cobalt share an unparalleled commitment to public service and we are delighted to be joining forces. There is a large and growing opportunity to offer integrated workflow, data and analytics to the PE/VC industry. By combining our capabilities, we will be optimally positioned to capitalize on the increasing demand for these solutions and deliver even more value to clients.”
The Gunderson deal team was led by partner Michael Hacker and included partners James Hauser and Marna Pattaropong and associates Lily Kim, Jennifer Sayles Okorn, Megan Canepari, Timothy Kulis, John Maciejewski, and Genevieve Crescenzo.