Bates Wells advised on the sale of cybersecurity business Netsparker to a US based private equity firm

Bates Wells’ M&A team acted for the shareholders of Netsparker Limited on the sale of its entire issued share capital to a US based private equity firm. Netsparker is a cybersecurity business that provides web application security scanners, which are distributed to clients internationally and developed by its wholly owned Turkish subsidiary.


Ferruh Mavituna, CEO of Netsparker, said: “Working with Bates Wells was a delight. Despite the fact we had to contend with several timezones in negotiating and completing the deal, BWB were proactive and attentive and did a great job to get the deal closed on time.”

The transaction demonstrates Bates Wells’ ability to work in complex time critical M&A transactions with international elements and our strength and expertise in the technology sector, in particular cybersecurity.

Principal Lawyers: Mark Tasker (Head of Corporate) lead the cross-departmental team including corporate lawyers Matthew Gearing (Associate) and Cordelia Sanger (Senior Associate).