Five9 seals $34.5m equity and debt from SAP Ventures, others


cloud-and-sunSAP Ventures has led a $34.5m financing round for cloud call centre software maker Five9 comprising Series D equity and a revolving debt facility.

Adams Street Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Partech International also helped fund the $22m of equity, while City National Bank provided the $12.5m of revolving debt.

SAP managing director Jai Das said, “Five9 is transforming the contact center of the future. The company is driven by a passion to turn contact centers into customer engagement centers of excellence, plus they have unparalleled experience in using the cloud delivery model in contact centers.

“We are excited to partner with a clear market leader that is disrupting this very large market.”

Five9 has 1,800 clients and more than 450 employees worldwide.

Last week SAP Ventures-backed Just Dial saw its IPO become the largest ever by an Indian internet company after the listing became fully subscribed by 1.94 times.

Just Dial offered a 25 per cent stake at a price of INR470 to INR543 per share, looking to raise INR93.6bn ($170m).

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