Jamieson is delighted to announce it has advised the management team of SUSE on the company’s IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

SUSE S.A is an independent leader in open source software, specializing in Linux enterprise operating systems, container management and storage, as well as Edge software solutions and is owned by funds advised by EQT AB Group.

The IPO’s total offer size (which assumes full exercise of the Greenshoe Option) amounts to approximately €1.1 billion and implies a total market capitalization of €5 billion, in each case based on the final offer price. Upon completion of the offering the expected free float will amount to 24.3%, based on the total offer size.

Stuart Coventry, Andrew Cox and Daniel Meschaninov advised Melissa Di Donato (CEO) and the management team on commercial terms relating to their shareholding at IPO and their economic arrangements going forward.