Manatt Represents Data Society in its Acquisition by Growth Catalyst Partners

A Manatt team led by Corporate and Finance Partner Scott Schwartz and Tax Partner Jeff Mannisto represented Washington, D.C.-based education technology company, Data Society, in its acquisition by Growth Catalyst Partners, a Chicago-based private equity fund.

Data Society provides customized, industry-tailored data science training and AI solutions in order to educate, equip, and empower their customer’s workforce. Growth Catalyst Partners (“GCP”) is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. The Data Society Group brings an unrivaled resource as organizations accelerate data empowerment for all in a time of digital transformation and AI.

The deal team also included Counsel David Schur (Employment and Labor), Associates Jonathan Weiss (Tax), Cat Larson (Venture Capital / Emerging Companies) and Kai-Jen Chen (Corporate and Finance).

The transaction closed on February 9, 2024.

To learn more about this deal, read the press release here.

This news was also covered by The DealMergers & Acquisitions and Washington Business Journal.



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