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GP Bullhound advised Orbus Software on its acquisition by SilverTree Equity

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London, 19 January 2021 - GP Bullhound acted as exclusive financial advisor to Orbus Software on its acquisition by private equity firm SilverTree Equity. SilverTree is backing the existing management team and the investment will strengthen Orbus Software’s position as a global market leader in Enterprise Architecture software, continuing to deliver innovative, business outcome-driven solutions.

Headquartered in London with offices in New York and Sydney, Orbus Software helps organisations blueprint their changing strategic and IT landscapes to manage successful digital transformation journeys, including shifting to cloud platforms, remote working enablement, and adopting digital business models. Over 550 enterprises around the world and across all industry verticals – including many Fortune 500/FTSE 350 and public sector organisations – rely on Orbus’ software, which uniquely integrates to Microsoft’s Office 365 Ecosystem and Azure as well as other applications, offering unparalleled usability and collaboration.

Orbus Software founder, Andy Donoghue, said: “The acquisition by SilverTree represents the next stage in the evolution of Orbus Software and is a ringing endorsement of our market reputation for excellent customer service, our dedication to product innovation, and most of all, the great people at Orbus. GP Bullhound’s deep sector expertise, network and dedication were instrumental in ensuring a successful outcome for this transaction.”

Claudio Alvarez, Partner at GP Bullhound, said: “We are delighted to have advised the team at Orbus on their next phase of growth and strongly believe they have found the right partner to become a global leader in Enterprise Architecture software.”

This transaction is further testament to GP Bullhound’s expertise in SaaS, with 16 deals completed in the last 12 months in the sector alone, having previously advised Easyrecrue on its acquisition by iCIMS, Allyo on its acquisition by Hirevue, Bridgepoint on the $160m investment in Sendinblue, and EcoVadis on the $200m investment from CVC Growth Partners, among many others.

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Claudio Alvarez, Partner, at
Joe Tabberer, Vice President, at

About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the world’s best entrepreneurs and founders. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and New York. For more information, please visit

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