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21 March 20232 minute read

DLA Piper advises Driven Technologies in acquisition of NY metro-based Yotta Connect

DLA Piper advised Driven Technologies, a leading provider of IT services focused on securing, modernizing and connecting applications, data and users, in the completion of an agreement to acquire Yotta Connect.

Yotta Connect is a customer first leading provider of advanced collaboration, connectivity and IT security solutions. The acquisition will expand Driven’s geographic base and add capabilities, partnerships and new service offerings.

“We were pleased to advise Driven on their acquisition of Yotta Connect, which will increase the company’s geographic footprint and expand its offerings to both current and future clients,” said Eric Grossman, the DLA Piper partner who led the deal team. “On behalf of our team, it was a pleasure to advise the Driven team and have an opportunity to demonstrate our extensive M&A capabilities.”

In addition to Grossman (Northern Virginia), the team that advised Driven Technologies included partner Thomas Hendershot (Northern Virginia) and associates Sam Neece (Dallas), Stephen Truban (Washington, DC) and Xingshuo Liu (Los Angeles).

With more than 225 global lawyers who provide strategic counsel to private equity funds and their industry-leading portfolio companies, DLA Piper’s Private Equity practice has the capacity, experience and relationships to help drive value across the investment life cycle by delivering responsive, efficient and integrated solutions around the world.

With more than 1,000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for 13 consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.