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Investors and business owners are searching for a trusted partner, one that can not only recognise potential but also rally the resources, insights, and expertise to realise it. From capital raising to mergers and acquisitions, we provide tailored solutions to help our clients reach their goals.

At every turn, we draw on decades of experience supporting and developing tech leadership to inform and inspire our clients on their journeys to create long-term, sustainable companies.

    Advisory Offerings

      All Offerings

      Strategic Advisory

      Our Advisory services are built around a passion for technology and building great companies. Our partnership approach to the advice we give is grounded in the close-held belief that building great companies takes time. And we are not in a rush.

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      Mergers and Acquisitions

      Comprehensive Sell-side and Buy-side Advisory services for privately-held or publicly-traded technology companies.

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      Private Equity

      GP Bullhound’s global technology-focused Advisory team is ideally positioned to advise private equity firms across their entire ownership lifecycle in the sector.

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      Capital Transactions

      Advising category-leading high-growth companies and entrepreneurs along the journey – raising the right type of capital, from the best-fit investors, on optimal terms, and at the right time.

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      Transactions

      Client
      FATMAP
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised FATMAP on its acquisition by Strava.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      Bowmark Capital
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Bowmark Capital on investing in CubeLogic.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      GeoPost
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised GeoPost on the sale of Stuart to Mutares.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Services
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      Client
      Nordic Capital
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Nordic Capital on its acquisition of BRP Systems.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Strategic Advisory

      Strategic Advisory

      Our Advisory services are built around a passion for technology and building great companies. Our partnership approach to the advice we give is grounded in the close-held belief that building great companies takes time. And we are not in a rush.

      We have built a full suite of services to support private-held, or publicly-traded companies through every stage from Growth Equity, to raising Debt Capital, M&A bolt-on’s, MBO, Strategic Sale or IPO.

      We are global. Independent. And 100% focused on Technology. And this means we have an unrivalled network. Are always impartial. And always provide expert sector-specific advice.

      What we do

      • Strategic exit options review
      • Financing options review
      • Exit planning
      • Corporate development and buyside

      Transactions

      Client
      FATMAP
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised FATMAP on its acquisition by Strava.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      Hooyu
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Hooyu on its acquisition by Mitek for £98M.
      Industry Sector
      Fintech
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      Client
      Intrum
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Intrum on its CHF 60m sale of Byjuno to Cembra.
      Industry Sector
      Fintech
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      Client
      Astragon
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised astragon on its €100m acquisition by Team17.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Media
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      M&A

      Mergers and Acquisitions

      Comprehensive Sell-side and Buy-side Advisory services for privately-held or publicly-traded technology companies.

      GP Bullhound leverages an unfair advantage through an unrivalled network of Strategic Buyer and Financial Sponsor relationships, expert sector knowledge, and experience orchestrating processes in order to maximize equity value.

      What we do

      • Strategic sale
      • Majority private equity sale
      • Fairness opinion
      • Buyside advice
      • Buy & build M&A strategies
        • Transaction size $100m to $2bn

      Transactions

      Client
      Goat
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Goat on its acquisition by WPP
      Industry Sector
      Digital Services
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      Client
      FATMAP
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised FATMAP on its acquisition by Strava.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      Bliss Point Media
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Bliss Point Media on its sale to Tinuiti.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Services
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      Client
      Egoditor
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Egoditor on its sale to Bitly.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Private Equity

      Private Equity

      GP Bullhound’s global technology-focused Advisory team is ideally positioned to advise private equity firms across their entire ownership lifecycle in the sector.

      Leveraging incredible sector-specific deal flow, up-to-the-minute market intelligence, and sector expertise, GP Bullhound is able to deliver outstanding advice working on the buyside with sponsors, sell-side with portfolio companies or on transformational buy-and-build mandates.

      What we do

      • Majority & minority recapitalisations
      • Growth funding
      • Management buyouts (MBOs)
      • Buyside advisory
      • Buy-and-build platform advice

      Transactions

      Client
      Precision Strategies
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Precision Strategies on its strategic growth investment from Abry Partners.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Services
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      Client
      Team ITG
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Team ITG on its majority investment from Bridgepoint.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Services
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      Client
      InterCloud
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised InterCloud on €100m Series D fundraising round, led by Aleph Capital.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      AnyVan
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised AnyVan on £125m growth investment by Vitruvian Partners.
      Industry Sector
      Digital Commerce
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      Capital Transactions

      Capital Transactions

      Advising category-leading high-growth companies and entrepreneurs along the journey – raising the right type of capital, from the best-fit investors, on optimal terms, and at the right time.

      We draw on a truly global network of late-stage venture, growth equity, private equity and debt investors. GP Bullhound is there for the long haul, often supporting on multiple capital rounds and an eventual exit or IPO.

      What we do

      • Late stage venture capital
      • Growth equity
      • Minority recapitalisation / secondary sale
      • Debt capital raise
        • Transaction size $50m to $1bn

      Transactions

      Client
      EcoVadis
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised EcoVadis on $500m investment led by Astorg and General Atlantic (BeyondNetZero).
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      MariaDB
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised MariaDB on $104m series D growth financing and also invested in the round.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Client
      ottonova
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised ottonova on €34m growth investment led by Cadence Growth Capital.
      Industry Sector
      Fintech
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      Client
      Logicbroker
      Description
      GP Bullhound advised Logicbroker on $135m growth round received by K1 Investment Management.
      Industry Sector
      Software
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      Latest news

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      London, 22 March 2023 – GP Bullhound acted as exclusive financial advisor to Goat, the leading global data-driven influencer marketing agency, backed by private equity firm Inflexion, on its acquisition by WPP.

      July 11, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED H5P ON ITS ACQUISITION BY D2L
      • Nordics/Baltics
      • Software
      June 19, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED BRIDGEPOINT DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL ON THE MERGER OF EQUATIV AND SHARETHROUGH.
      • France/BeneLux
      • Software
      May 23, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED NORDIC CAPITAL ON ITS ACQUISITION OF BRP SYSTEMS
      • Nordics/Baltics
      • Software
      May 14, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED PERFECT GYM ON ITS SALE TO SPORTS ALLIANCE
      • UK/Ireland
      • Software
      April 22, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED EMERGYA ON ITS SALE TO AYESA
      • Southern Europe
      • Digital Services
      April 10, 2024
      GP BULLHOUND ADVISED UNLIMITED ON ITS SALE TO ACCENTURE
      • UK/Ireland
      • Digital Services

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