Press Release September 14, 2016

Ensono Acquires Leading UK-based Hybrid IT Services Provider Attenda

Goodwin represented Ensono, a leading provider of progressive IT solutions, in its announced acquisition of Attenda, a leading U.K.-based pure-play provider of critical applications and hybrid IT managed services. The addition of Attenda to the Ensono family extends the company’s reach to support its clients' global operations, and strengthens its offerings across public cloud, dedicated infrastructure and mainframe to meet the demands of its growing global client base.

Ensono collaborates with clients to deliver progressive IT solutions to help them operate their infrastructure for today and optimize it for tomorrow. The company specializes in supporting mission-critical workloads for the world’s most successful companies. Ensono works across all platforms – mainframe to cloud, and everything in between.

Attenda Limited is the number one pure-play U.K. critical applications and hybrid IT managed services provider, specializing in running business-critical applications. The business-critical IT approach combines business outcome focus with a structured engagement methodology, a comprehensive critical application and hybrid IT managed services portfolio.

The Goodwin team advising Ensono was led by partners Adam Small, William Pearce (Private Equity) and David Patton (Tax) and included partner James Curley (Private Equity); associates James Mattus, John Stern and Victoria Kahn; project assistant Jacquelyn Horton and senior paralegal Michele Eason.

For more information on the transaction, please view the press release.