News – Emerging and Growth Companies Practice
8 January 2015
Cresco assisted GuardSquare (formerly known as Saikoa) in the preparation, structuring and closing of its investment round led by leading business angels.
GuardSquare is specialized in optimisation and obfuscation software for Java and Android. It has developed ProGuard, the successful open source obfuscator for Java, and DexGuard, its specialized sibling for Android. Today, the company provides its solutions to Google, Intel, Oracle and Facebook to protect their Java-based applications, but also to the largest global financial institutions.
David Dessers, Frédérique Joos and Lukas Decoster constituted the deal team for this transaction.
Cresco will continue to act as counsel for GuardSquare in all its business and legal needs and will provide operational legal support in GuardSquare's day-to-day activities.
More information on the transaction can be found i.a., in De Tijd