Livingstone’s Media & Technology team completed ten UK transactions in 2014, including three of the 15 largest in the sector:
#8: The £300m+ buy-out of Open International
Open International is a leading provider of business-critical software and services to the UK insurance market.
#9: The £288m acquisition of CAP Automotive for Solera
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services. CAP is a provider of real-time valuation and specification data on new and used vehicles.
#15: The £143m sale of Autodata to Bowmark/Five Arrows
Autodata is Europe’s leading provider of technical information to the automotive aftermarkets.
Other transactions include:
Sale of FusePump to WPP
Sale of Quercus Publishing to Hachette
Sale of CardboardFish to mBlox
Sale of Upper Street Events to Living Bridge
Sale of Open Road to Blue Rubicon
Sale of Osprey Publishing to Bloomsbury Publishing
Sale of Alifabs to CommScope