Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised Heath Davies (CEO) and the management team of Exclaimer on the acquisition of a majority stake by New-York based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, with participation from Farview Equity Partners, to support acceleration of global growth

Exclaimer, provider of world-class email signature management solutions, announced an investment of over £100M from leading global software investor, Insight Partners, with participation from Farview Equity Partners and existing investor Livingbridge. The capital and strategic operations support provided will enable Exclaimer to invest in product innovation, go-to-market channels, and international growth to strengthen its position as the most adopted email signature solution globally. It will bring Exclaimer into an investment portfolio of globally leading SaaS businesses and underpins Exclaimer’s vision to be the global standard for imprinting on digital business communications for centralised brand consistency.

Exclaimer has provided its suite of software solutions to more than 40,000 customers since it was founded in 2001. Businesses all over the world use Exclaimer’s cloud and on-premises email signature management solutions for Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, and Microsoft Exchange. These solutions enable companies of all sizes to centrally manage their employees’ signatures efficiently and deliver consistent branding, promotions, disclaimers and compliance statements, while substantially saving time, especially for IT staff.

“This has been an extraordinary year for everyone, from the healthcare challenges created by the pandemic to how businesses have adjusted to the new world of work,” said Heath Davies, CEO of Exclaimer. “Despite all these macro level events Exclaimer has continued to grow exponentially through the outstanding contribution by our employees and the continued loyalty of our customers and partners”. Of working with Jamieson Heath Davies said  “Now I know what its like to have management advisory support I won’t be without it in the future.”

Stuart Coventry and Jonny Jones provided advice to management on their management incentive and other transaction related arrangements.