Insight Partners and Five Arrows Together Acquire Minority Stake in Kpler

April 14, 2022

Willkie’s London office advised Insight Partners on its $200 million+ co-investment in Kpler.

Willkie client Insight Partners and Five Arrows have agreed to together acquire a minority stake in Kpler, a leading provider of technology-led data, analytics and market insight, for more than $200 million. Kpler announced the strategic growth investment on April 13.

Kpler, founded in 2014 and headquartered in Brussels, provides a data analytics trading platform for commodities markets, with a core focus on the production, shipping and storage segments of the commodities value chain.

Five Arrows is the corporate private equity business of Merchant Banking, the investment arm of Rothschild & Co.

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies.

The Willkie team was led by partner Philip Coletto and included associates William Buchanan and Autri Saha.