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Field Seymour Parkes LLP (FSP) advises Mentor Group on the acquisition of eTS Labs

The FSP corporate team led by partner Penelope Garden has advised Mentor Group Limited on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Travel Safety Limited.

Mentor Group is a recognised leading global people and performance company that focuses on sales transformation and organisational leadership. eTS Labs is a technology firm dedicated to developing applications and systems that leverage the most effective technology to provide the most effective solutions

The acquisition sees James Barton take on the role of Chief Technical Officer for Mentor Group meaning Mentor Group’s executive team can collectively boast over 250 years of experience in the sales performance, capability, leadership, transformation and technology industries. James Barton is passionate about creating customer-centric digital solutions and he brings deep experience of developing learning strategies using the best technology available.

Chris Norton, director of Mentor Group, said “This acquisition will enhance the internal and external software capabilities and our vision is to continue to drive our market focus on sales productivity in enterprise clients. We will continue to evolve to a software and services company that offers digital content, digital products and digital analytics. This capability will be delivered via our established platforms and through our consultancy base.”

Jane Hall, Mentor Group’s non-executive finance director, added “I am delighted to have introduced Mentor Group to FSP having worked extensively with Penelope Garden and her team in the past. The acquisition and legal due diligence process was very professional with the deal being completed within six weeks.”

The team at Field Seymour Parkes was led by corporate partner Penelope Garden with assistance from David Clay (associate, employment) and Charlotte Burroughs (solicitor, commercial technology).