Astorg has completed its acquisition of Corsearch, from Audax Private Equity (Audax). Corsearch’s suite of end-to end brand risk and performance solutions include trademark research, online brand protection, and anti-piracy.

Building on Corsearch’s innovative tools for trademark clearance and brand and content protection, the new owners will invest in the continued development of the business and its services. Corsearch’s management team, led by CEO Tobi Hartmann, will continue to lead the organisation, building on an impressive track record of organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

The acquisition of Corsearch marks the second intellectual property (IP) deal announced by Astorg, which previously purchased Anaqua, an integrated end-to-end intellectual property management software (IPMS) to the world’s largest corporations in 2019. Innovation within the intellectual property services industry is a key theme for Astorg and follows many years of research in the space.

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Source: Private Equity Wire