Technology and Media M&A Advisory
We are a team of dedicated sector experts specialising in advising the entrepreneurial, high growth midmarket businesses that are the engine of innovation in the technology and media industries.
We advise innovative technology and media businesses at key inflection points in their development, whether that be a fundraising, an acquisition or a sale. Our sector specialists have a long track record and deep expertise across creative, social and digital media and software, IT services and digital transformation.
Our UK and US Technology and Media teams are fully integrated, with US expertise and connectivity brought to bear on all our UK deals reflecting the strategic importance of the North American market to the sector. We are the UK and US TMT market leader by deal volume, providing unrivalled insights and up to the minute market intelligence.
The UK TMT M&A team is integrated with a global network of 20,000+ TMT professionalism and a private equity coverage team with >1,000 fund relationships worldwide. This connectivity provides best-in-class market knowledge and thought leadership as well as access to senior decision makers within influential TMT acquirers and investors.
Creative companies consistently outperform the market - and the UK's creative sector is renowned as a truly world class industry. Our expertise spans digital, social and traditional media – anywhere engaging content creates and retains audiences and drives value, with the potential for hit ideas to drive transformational growth.
A dynamic sector where innovation through technology is a constant, leading to a consistent need for global strategics to acquire new skills and tech and presenting private equity with attractive opportunities in the midmarket. We specialise in the intersection of the old and the new, recognising the enduring value of marketing expertise and creativity alongside a keen understanding that technology enhances it.
Accelerated digital transformation and a new hybrid working model in the post-COVID environment have increased pressures on IT infrastructure, underpinning strong growth in demand for IT services. We combine strong credentials across digital transformation, IT managed services and value added resellers with a global network of established relationships with the key global consolidators.
Software is at the epicentre of the new digital revolution disrupting delivery models across every industry from life science and education to marketing, human capital management and financial services. The emergence of SaaS and investment into cloud infrastructure are driving unprecedented levels of investor and acquirer interest in the sector. Our approach to software is data driven, leveraging deep insight into the key metrics that drive valuation and transaction success. Our expertise covers key verticals such as HCM, Data Analytics and Cybersecurity, with global connectivity with global software consolidators and specialist software investors.
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