Paragon Partners has acquired the Novagraaf Group. Novagraaf Group is the world’s largest trademark filer and a major patent filer, managing more than one million intellectual property assets worldwide. Paragon Partners is investing in Novagraaf by acquiring a majority stake from, among others, its former shareholder Gilde Buy Out Partners. Paragon Partners is an independent German private equity company investing in innovative companies with a proven and sustainable business model. An international group of law firms co-led by German law firm Raue LLP and Stek has advised Paragon Partners on this transaction. The group also included law firms from France, Belgium, the UK and Switzerland. Please click here for the press release.