Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised the management team of Mergermarket Group on the sale of a 30% stake in the company to GIC. The transaction will result in BC Partners, which originally acquired the business in 2014 from Pearson plc, reducing its shareholding to around 60%.
Mergermarket provides corporate financial news and analysis to a range of advisors, investors and corporates through a number of online products. The company was established in 2000 and has grown into a global business with 1,200 employees working from 65 offices.
“The Jamieson team have been invaluable in their support of the Mergermarket Group management team. Jamieson couple deep technical and financial expertise with a very personal communication style which makes navigating a very significant and sensitive event much simpler.”
Hamilton Matthews, CEO
The Jamieson team, led by Stuart Coventry, Jonny Jones and Gus Gayford, advised Hamilton Matthews and the management team on the effect of the partial sale on management’s equity stake in the business.