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DALLAS – Dec. 8, 2021 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys represented Greyline Partners, LLC (Greyline), an industry-leading U.S. provider of governance and regulatory compliance solutions for private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, and investors, in its sale to IQ-EQ, an Astorg portfolio company. The sale closed Nov. 30, 2021.

The sale was led by Corporate Shareholder Steven E. Bartz, who is based in Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office.

“We are pleased to have represented Greyline in such an instrumental sale. It has truly been an honor to support their team and be part of achieving their goals,” Bartz said. “We look forward to future opportunities to work with the IQ-EQ team.”

Greyline’s mission is to create a full-service consultancy that solves financial services firms’ global regulatory, operational and governance needs through dynamic, high-quality consulting and innovative technology, according to its website. With the sale, IQ-EQ’s position as a leading provider of outsourced business services to the alternative asset industry is further enhanced.

The Greenberg Traurig deal-team also included Corporate Shareholder Thédoor Melchers and Associates Margaret Kim Heitjan and Chazz SutherlandTax Shareholder Labry Welty and Associates Blake Martin and Josh PrywesAntitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation Shareholder Gregory J. CasasFinance Shareholder Lou Ann Brunenn and Associate Ruth GuoIntellectual Property & Technology Shareholder Jerry FellowsLabor & Employment Of Counsel Alicia Sienne VoltmerData, Privacy & Cybersecurity Shareholder Jena M. Valdetero and Associate Philip E. BryansExport Controls & Economic Sanctions Shareholders Kara M. Bombach and Donald S. Stein, and Of Counsel Sonali DohaleInvestment Management Of Counsel Tanya L. Boyle; and others.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 500 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

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