Travers Smith LLP has advised an investment vehicle backed by longstanding client Bridgepoint Development Capital ("BDC") on its investment in Analysys Mason. Management shareholders are re-investing alongside BDC which is being acquired from Datatec, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Analysys Mason, a world-leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Analysys Mason brings together commercial and technical expertise across four key consulting practices, including strategy, transaction support, business transformation and regulation & policy. Analysys Mason’s domain expertise and thought leadership is further underpinned by its globally respected research and data capabilities, which form an essential resource for strategic planning, investment, and benchmarking.
The Travers Smith team was led by the Head of Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Ian Shawyer and Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Partner George Weavil, supported by Senior Associates James Sherlock and Max Conway, Associates Jessica Cragg, Shannon Anstee, Niki Mavronicola and Tom Morrish, and Trainee Pansy Doyle. The team also included Finance Partner Donald Lowe, Finance Senior Associate Will Sheridan, Tax Partner Simon Skinner and Tax Senior Associate Laura Jackson.