Hogan Lovells advises Cygna Labs Group on the acquisition of Diamond IP

Hogan Lovells advises Cygna Labs Group on the acquisition of Diamond IP

Press releases | 03 March 2022

Led by Frankfurt partner Christoph Naumann, international law firm Hogan Lovells has advised Cygna Labs Group and its group companies on the acquisition of the Diamond IP business from BT (formerly British Telecom). Hogan Lovells advised on the acquisition process itself as well as on the shareholders' agreement and a capital increase.

Cygna Labs, a portfolio company of INVISION and VR Equitypartner, is a provider of network, cloud and security software solutions and one of the top three global DDI vendors. Many Fortune 100 customers use Cygna Labs' DDI products and services, as well as security and compliance solutions, to identify and proactively mitigate threats to their data security, pass compliance audits and increase the productivity of their IT departments.

Hogan Lovells team for N3K Group GmbH


Dr. Christoph Naumann (Partner), Matthias Strecker, Dr. Marius Rothermund (Senior Associates) (all M&A);

Bianca Engelmann (Partner), Dr. Antonia Wolf (Senior Associate) (both Finance);


Dr. Falk Loose (Counsel, Tax);


Dr. Mathias Schönhaus (Partner, Tax);

Guido Brockhausen (Counsel, M&A);


Zachary Siegel (Senior Associate, Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment);

Spenser Karr (Associate, M&A);


Polly B. Sims (Counsel, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology);


Jorge Diaz Silveira (Partner), Mark T. Reeves (Associate) (both Corporate & Finance);

New York

Michael E. DeLarco (Partner), Ryan Philp (Partner), Shannon Zhang (Associate) (all Litigation, Arbitration, Employment);


Brian P. Curran (Partner), Julia L. Diaz (Senior Associate) (both Regulatory);

Northern Virginia

Ashlee Sawyer Gilson (Counsel, Corporate & Finance);

Rachel Shelbourne (Associate, IP, Media and Technology).