Since our formation in 2011, Magister has handled ca. $2.5BN of transactions and returned ca. $1.5BN in cash to European VCs with a 90% success rate.
Magister has advised boards and investors on the following successful transactions:
Acunu, acquired by Apple
One of a small group of European big-data analytics businesses.
Borro, private placement
Largest US and UK personal asset lender requiring capital to scale internationally.
Clearswift sale to Lyceum
Recapitalisation of one of Europe’s larger endpoint security software companies.
Elektrobit divestiture of PropSim fader business to Anite
Strategic sale of niche fader hardware business to help Anite broaden its network testing portfolio.
Engage Sciences merged with Wayin Inc.
Marketing campaign automation platform for large brands.
ETA Devices sold to Nokia
Eta Devices' breakthrough ETAdvanced power management technology solves the fundamental power challenges in the mobile communications industry.
Ipanema sold to Thoma Bravo/InfoVista
Strategic expansion from telco network management to enterprise application performance management.
Lagan Technologies sold to Accel-KKR backed KANA
Expansion by customer support software vendor KANA into the local government CRM space.
LoveFILM acquired by Amazon
Strategic acquisition of Europe’s leading film rental/streaming vendor which has since evolved into the Amazon streaming business.
MindMatics GmBH acquired by Acision
Largest German bank mobile messaging vendor.
Mobile Interactive Group sold to Velti
UK’s leading mobile-first advertising and campaign management vendor.
Mopay AG sold to Boku
Creating the world’s leading direct carrier billing mobile payments player.
MTT sold to Travelport
Largest independent specialist mobile travel software developer.
Nutmeg secures £30m investment from Convoy and existing investors
Strategic investment by Hong Kong’s largest listed financial advisory firm.
Nutmeg secures £12m investment from Taipei Fubon Bank
Strategic investment by Taiwan’s second largest financial services firm, Fubon Financial.
OneDrum acquired by Yammer
Collaborative Microsoft Office editing applications.
PacketExchange sale to GTT
International network services.
Pagero secures minority recap by Summa Equity
Leading Nordic provider of cloud based purchase-to-pay, order-to-cash and logistic-to-pay (TMS) software.
Semetric (MusicMetric) acquired by Apple
Leading music analytics business.
Thomsons Online Benefits sold to Abry Partners
Europe’s leading benefits SaaS software vendor.
Cellulant secures $47.5m investment led by TPG Growth
Largest investment ever in an Africa-dedicated fintech group.
VirtualLogix sold to Red Bend
Mobile middleware virtualisation software.
Zeus acquired by Riverbed
Cloud network traffic management software.