In a deal advancing low-code workflow automation, Katten represented Catalytic, Inc. in its acquisition by PagerDuty, Inc., a global leader in digital operations management.

The sale is expected to create low- and no-code automation options in finance, human resources and supply chain workflows. The acquisition of Catalytic enhances PagerDuty's enterprise platform, which detects, orchestrates, and automates real-time, mission-critical work across organizations.

"Catalytic is designed so anyone can build automated workflows. The technology makes automation more accessible, agile, and scalable by harnessing the power of smart workflows that push everything forward," said Sean Chou, CEO and co-founder of Catalytic. "Together, we will ensure PagerDuty customers reach more parts of the business through their automation efforts, including enabling a broader group of employees to develop digital solutions that meet their unique needs. We are excited to accelerate our growth in business process automation through PagerDuty's brand and reach."

Katten's team was led by Mergers and Acquisitions partner Jeffrey R. Patt and Corporate associates Weston M. Love, Christopher Hamm, Jr., and Erik R. Peterson, Transaction Tax Planning partner Todd Hatcher and associate Jeffrey Ng, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation partner Andrew R. Skowronski and associate Peter J. Dalmasy, Intellectual Property partner Tanya Curtis and associate Jeremy Merkel, and Corporate partner Michelle A. Gyves.

"PagerDuty to Acquire Catalytic, Continue Transforming Digital Operations with Industry Leading No-Code Workflow Automation," Business Wire, March 2, 2022