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May 14, 2019

McMillan acted as Canadian counsel to Thoma Bravo in connection with its acquisition of Aucerna from Rubicon Technology Partners and management shareholders. The transaction will support Aucerna in its continued growth, both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

Aucerna is one of the energy industry’s leading providers of solutions for integrated planning, execution and reserves. It provides the critical link of data and information that connects key decision makers across oil and gas organizations to enhance business insights and decisions.

Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. With a series of funds representing more than $30 billion in capital commitments, Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings, with the goal of increasing the value of the business.

The transaction involved a cross-border component and McMillan advised on all Canadian aspects of the transaction.