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11 January 2019

RealDeals Private Equity awards 2019: Creditcall sale shortlisted for deal of the year

Charles Russell Speechlys are delighted to announce that clients FPE Capital and Bestport Ventures have been shortlisted for UK Small Deal of the Year at the RealDeals Private Equity Awards 2019, for their successful sale of Creditcall to US trade buyer NMI, which is backed by Francisco Partners and Great Hill Partners. Charles Russell Speechlys advised both FPE Capital and Bestport Ventures on the deal.

Dan Walker, FPE Capital commented on the team’s support during the transaction: “Adam, Lucy and the team at Charles Russell Speechlys did a great job. From the preparation phase, right through to negotiation of terms and documentation with our preferred US buyer”.

Adam Crossley, who led on the deal, commented: “Having advised FPE and Bestport on the management buyout in 2012, we were delighted to have seen them right through the investment lifecycle to a successful exit and it is great to see them up for this award.”

The Private Equity Awards are the oldest, most respected accolades bestowed on the industry and those that advise it.  The winners will be announced at the awards dinner at the Hilton Park Lane on 24th April later this year.

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