Media Release: Clayton Utz assists Infosys with its acquisition of experience design agency Carter Digital

19 Jan 2021

Sydney, 19 January 2021: Clayton Utz has advised Infosys Technologies Limited (NYSE: INFY) on its agreement, announced on 13 January 2021, to acquire the business of Carter Digital, one of Australia's leading and award-winning experience design agencies.

Carter Digital is known for its holistic approach and "people first, design later" mantra, connecting digital to physical experiences in the consumer, commerce, technical and corporate environments.

Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, enabling clients in 46 countries to navigate their digital transformation, with this transaction strengthening its global design and experience offerings.

The Infosys in-house legal team that advised on the acquisition included Inderpreet Sawhney (Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer), Subodh Sista (Principal Legal Counsel) and Abhishek Sharma (Senior Legal Counsel).

Corporate partner Samy Mansour led a Clayton Utz cross-disciplinary deal team that worked alongside the Infosys legal team on the deal, with key support from lawyers Charis Chan and Dusan Djukic (Corporate); partner Cilla Robinson, special counsel Amanda Lyras and lawyers Megan Arrowsmith and Connie Yan (Workplace Relations); senior associate Angus Roy (Real Estate); partners Peter Feros and Keshni Maharaj, senior associates Kelvin Ng and David Wong and lawyer Mick Blanco (Tax); partner Elizabeth Richmond and lawyer Carolyn Harris (Competition); and, director Brett Doyle (IP), among others.

Samy said that the Clayton Utz team was delighted to assist Infosys:

We congratulate Infosys and Carter on this transaction, in what is a rapidly evolving digital space.

Carter Digital was advised by Julia Adams of Shiff & Company Lawyers.

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