Kinstellar, working with DWF in London, has advised Kin and Carta on its acquisition of the Melon Group. PPG Lawyers advised the Melon Group.
The transaction remains contingent on regulatory approval.
The Melon Group is a digital transformation consulting firm with a "300-strong team of web, mobile, and data specialists working across Bulgaria, North Macedonia, and Kosovo [who] have sector experience in medtech, fintech, banking, and human resources," according to Kinstellar.
Kin and Carta is a UK-based digital transformation consultancy.
According to Kinstellar, “the European expansion strengthens [Kin and Carta’s] nearshore software development capacity and bolsters its pure-play digital transformation capabilities which is part of Kin and Carta’s purpose-driven global growth strategy as a publicly listed B Corp.”
Kinstellar’s team included Partner Diana Dimova, Of Counsel Radoslav Chemshirov, Managing Associate Atanas Mihaylov, Senior Associates Georgi Kanev and Emil Lukaev, Associates Denitsa Kuzeva and Nikolay Gergov, Junior Associate Debora Dineva, and Trainee Lawyer Donika Stavreva.
PPG Lawyers’ team included Of Counsel Georgi Georgiev and Managing Partner Irena Georgieva.
Editorial Note: After this article was published ODI Law announced it advised Kin and Carte on Macedonian law aspects of the deal. The ODI team was led by Partner Gjorgji Georgievski and included Partner Ana Stojanovska and Associates Fani Dimoska and Ema Tasevska.