Bird & Bird advises Jobandtalent on its €100 million financing from SoftBank Vision Fund and an €83 million debt facility from BlackRock

The Bird & Bird Corporate and Finance teams advised Jobandtalent on its €100 million financing from SoftBank Vision Fund 2, via its Series D funding round, as well as an €83 million debt facility from BlackRock.



The funding will accelerate Jobandtalent’s expansion into new markets, including the US, and help to further consolidate its market leading position in existing territories, including (among others) Spain, Germany, France, Mexico and the UK.

The Bird & Bird team which advised on the Series D funding was led by partner Struan Penwarden (Corporate) and senior associate Joseph Stolerman (Corporate), and legal director Jenny Stockford (Finance) led the Bird & Bird team working on the debt facility. These teams were supported by partner Mark Rundall (Corporate), associate Charlotte Pitt (Corporate), partner Trystan Tether (Finance), associate Hanna Nanda (Finance). International support was provided from Madrid by partners Lourdes Ayala (Corporate) and José Luis Lorente Howell (Finance), senior associate Elena Martinez Arce (Finance) and associate Isabel Rodriguez (Finance).

Struan Penwarden, International Head of Venture Capital at Bird & Bird commented: “We are thrilled to have worked with Jobandtalent, once again, on these milestone financings. Jobandtalent are continuing their incredible growth and we are delighted to have been able to support them through the years. These transactions are a great example of the multi-jurisdictional cross-departmental work that Bird & Bird are so strong at.”

Edouard Peers, General Counsel / VP of Legal at Jobandtalent added: “We were again delighted to work with the Bird & Bird team on both transactions. They were completed in a very short timeframe and will allow Jobandtalent to further consolidate its market leading position.

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