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Quayle Munro advises the shareholders of Dynamo Software on an investment by Francisco Partners

17 October 2017 in News & Insights

Quayle Munro is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Dynamo Group Ltd (“Dynamo” or the “Company”), on a majority investment from Francisco Partners, a global, technology-focused private equity firm.

Dynamo is the premier provider of configurable, cloud-based investment management software for the alternative asset investment industry. The Company provides fund managers and limited partners with a configurable and modular solution that can be deployed across multiple sites and geographies. Dynamo’s end-to-end platform allows its customers to automate workflows, enhance decision making, and manage heightened regulatory requirements.

The investment will provide Dynamo with a capital partner to support the company’s continued growth and product innovation. Members of Dynamo management and employees will also retain significant ownership stakes in the company.

Krassen Draganov, CEO of Dynamo Software, said: “We are extremely excited to announce this investment by Francisco Partners. Thanks to their prior investments in the alternative asset management software market, they bring to bear highly relevant experience and are uniquely suited to help us accelerate our growth from here forward.

“We thoroughly enjoyed working with Quayle Munro whose sector expertise and contacts were invaluable to us throughout the transaction. I would highly recommend them to any technology company looking for an M&A advisor.”

Quayle Munro commented: “Dynamo is an extremely successful growth story and we are very pleased to have advised the shareholders on the majority investment by Francisco Partners. This transaction is another example of Quayle Munro bringing its software and FinTech capabilities together to optimise the result for our clients. It adds to our extensive track record in processes involving financial investors and is a further demonstration of our international M&A capabilities.”

This transaction continues Quayle Munro’s recent work in financial software and data & analytics, with recently completed transactions involving Broadridge, Equiniti, FactSet, Moody’s, Tech Mahindra and Verisk Analytics.

For transaction enquiries please contact:
Mark Fisher
Tel: +44 (0)20 7907 4200
Email: mark.fisher@quaylemunro.com

Tim Shortland
Tel: +44 (0)20 7907 4200
Email: tim.shortland@quaylemunro.com 

About Quayle Munro
Quayle Munro is an independent mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that has an extensive, global track record of working with a wide variety of companies underpinned by data & analytics, content, software and services. We advise on a full spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity fundraisings, IPOs, public transactions, restructurings, and strategic and valuation advice. The company also provides growth capital on a selective basis. Quayle Munro is particularly adept at working with private-equity-owned and entrepreneurial-led businesses experiencing high growth. For more information please visit our website.

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