BARCELONA and LONDON, 17 October 2014 – GP Bullhound, the international dealmakers in technology, was announced as winner of the Best M&A Firm 2014 Bully Award, honouring outstanding European tech companies and champions of European innovation, as presented by White Bull Summits.
Ten category winners and 30 outstanding start-ups from the European Tech sector were selected from a pool of over 500 entries by a high profile panel of journalists and industry experts, and announced at the 5th annual Pathways summit in Barcelona.
The White Bull judges, including members of Tech Crunch, NASDAQ, MTGx and MergerMarket, selected the winning companies they believe have demonstrated clear potential for further success and a positive impact on the European Tech community.
“The ten industry leaders were nominated and selected on the basis of their important contributions to the European Tech ecosystem,” said Farley Duvall, co-founder of White Bull Summits.
“We are honoured to be named Best M&A Firm of the 2014 Bully Awards, and to be recognised as a leading M&A advisor in European Tech,” said Per Roman, Managing Partner at GP Bullhound. “This is a true acknowledgement of what a strong team of dealmakers we have in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin and Manchester, all working together towards achieving transaction success for our clients, the leaders of Europe’s technology growth industry.”
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GP Bullhound is an international technology investment banking group with offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin and Manchester. Founded in 1999, GP Bullhound provides world-class advice on mergers, acquisitions and private placements to a diverse range of corporate clients, institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Combining a true love for entrepreneurship and innovation with deep global buyer relations and sector expertise, GP Bullhound has completed transactions for many category leaders, most recently selling Cambridge Technology Partners to Atos, Pozitron to Monitise, Pure360 to SEP, Tunigo to Spotify, and Fjord to Accenture. For more information, please visit www.gpbullhound.com.
White Bull’s aim is not simply to produce events. White Bull is here to help companies succeed. Built upon the extensive knowledge and network of its founders and advisors, and in the spirit of the “wily beast” that lives inside all successful businesses, White Bull offers a community that brings together the best and the brightest – Europe’s top technology and media leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and visionaries. White Bull will respond to the needs and wants of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector, while providing a forum for ongoing discussion. For more information, please visit White Bull at http://whitebull.com, on Facebook or follow White Bull on Twitter @whitebullsummit.
Iman Crisby, GP Bullhound +46 8545 07418
Elizabeth Perry, White Bull Summits +34 93 802 1383