DLA Piper advises Columbia Capital in acquisition of Driven Technologies
DLA Piper represented private equity investment firm Columbia Capital in its acquisition of Driven Technologies, a leading provider of IT services focused on securing, optimizing and managing multi-cloud infrastructure, applications and data.
Columbia Capital’s acquisition of Driven will enhance its growth initiatives and expand the company’s reach throughout the United States. The company will continue to operate as Driven Technologies under new ownership.
“It was a pleasure to advise Columbia Capital on its acquisition of Driven Technologies, utilizing our wide-ranging private equity and transactional capabilities, as well as our tech sector experience, to support our client in this matter,” said Eric Grossman, the DLA Piper partner who led the firm’s deal team.
In addition to Grossman (Northern Virginia), the DLA Piper team representing Columbia Capital included partners Thomas Hendershot (Northern Virginia) and Stacy Paz (Silicon Valley) and associates Stephen Truban and Shaked Hoter (both of Washington, DC).
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