Advisor to Blue Order (GER) in its Sale to US Avid Technology INC. (USA)

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March 2010 – LD&A Jupiter and Pagemill Partners advise Blue Order (Ger) in its Sale to US AVID Technology Inc. (USA)

LD&A together with its US partner Pagemill Partners, acted as advisor to BlueOrder on its sale to US Avid Technology Inc.

Based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, BlueOrder, publisher of MediaArchive renowned software, is the leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) for the Broadcast industry. The company has been growing fast over the past years and is working with several prestigious broadcasters (BT, NBC, Pro7 Sat1…).

Listed on the Nasdaq, US AVID Technology Inc. is a leading provider of digital audio and video solutions for the broadcast and entertainment industries.

During the last 12 months, LD&A advised 12 transactions, including 7 operations with international clients or investors: 4 fund raisings, 5 sales and 3 acquisitions in the internet, telecoms, software and semi-conductor sectors.

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