Whyline Acquisition by CLEAR

January 4, 2022Client News

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Whyline, a leading provider of virtual queuing and appointment technology, in its acquisition by CLEAR, a secure identity company. Whyline helps organizations across industries manage customer flows through the use of virtual queuing. The combined technologies and platforms will bring innovation into routine activities giving people more control over their day-to-day experiences across the globe.

In the announcement of the transaction, CEO of CLEAR Caryn Seidman-Becker said, "Whyline and CLEAR share a common mission: to create a better, frictionless future. Over the past five years, the Whyline team has built impressive technology that is helping change our day-to-day lives and routines for the better. With this acquisition, we're helping people and partners spend less time waiting and more time doing what matters most to them.”

The Gunderson deal team was led by corporate partner Michael Hacker, executive compensation partner James Hauser, tax partner Lily Kim and associates Timothy Kulis, Megan Canepari, Frances Sevilla-Sacasa, Aditya Perakath, Sasha Benincasa, James Gately, Kathy Wang, and Morgan Clarke.