CapVest To Acquire Datasite


Funds managed by CapVest Partners LLP, an international private equity firm, acquired Datasite, a Minneapolis-based SaaS technology provider for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals.

The transaction, first announced on October 19, 2020, is expected to accelerate Datasite’s continued growth.

Led by CEO Rusty Wiley, Datasite is a SaaS provider for the M&A industry, giving dealmakers around the world with the tools they need to succeed across the entire deal lifecycle. Applications include Datasite Diligence™, which helps manage due diligence in a virtual data room (VDR); Datasite Prepare™, which aids in the preparation of transactions; Datasite Outreach™, which optimizes the early stage asset marketing process; and Datasite Acquire™, the industry’s first dedicated buy-side application.

The company has a customer base in over 180 countries and currently has more than 750 employees in 25 locations across 13 countries.