DLA Piper Canada advised the LEAP Group on its acquisition of DivorceMate and MySupportCalculator
On October 12, 2021, LEAP Group Holdings Inc. (LEAP) and DivorceMate Software Inc. (DivorceMate) announced LEAP's acquisition of Canadian software companies DivorceMate Software Inc. and MySupportCalculator Ltd. DLA Piper Canada advised LEAP on this transaction.
LEAP Legal Software is a multinational legal tech company that provides its market-leading cloud practice and productivity software solutions to law firms in Canada, the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and New Zealand. Toronto-based DivorceMate is a software provider specializing in family law. It is the premier supplier of family law software in Canada and is used by thousands of law firms and members of the judiciary to solve questions around support and asset splits in family separations. Also acquired was DivorceMate’s sister-company, MySupportCaclulator, a website that provides child and spousal support calculations.
The DLA Piper Canada team was led by Robert Fonn, and included Nicole Kapos, MacKenzie Jordan, Matthew Demeo (employment), David Spratley (IP), Stephen R. Morris (real estate) and Kevin Fritz (tax).
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