Magister Advisors Transactions

Magister Transactions

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
Acunu, Acquired by Apple

Acunu, acquired by Apple

One of a small group of European big-data analytics businesses.

Borro private placement
Borrow, Canaan Partners

Borro, private placement

Largest US and UK personal asset lender requiring capital to scale internationally.

C3, acquired by Apple
C3, acquired by Apple

C3 acquired by Apple

World-leading 3D mapping engine and developer of related algorithms.

Clearswift, sale to Lyceum Capital
Clearswift, sale to Lyceum Capital

Clearswift sale to Lyceum

Recapitalisation of one of Europe’s larger endpoint security software companies.

Elektrobit, divestiture of PropSim fader business to Anite
Elektrobit, divestiture of PropSim fader business to Anite

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.
Engage Sciences, merged with Wayin Inc.

Engage Sciences merged with Wayin Inc.

Marketing campaign automation platform for large brands.

ETA Devices, sold to Nokia
ETA Devices, sold to Nokia

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
Ipanema, sold to Thoma Bravo/InfoVista

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
Lagan Technologies, sold to Accel-KKR backed KANA

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
LoveFILM, acquired by Amazon

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
MindMatics GmBH, acquired by Acision

MindMatics GmBH acquired by Acision

Largest German bank mobile messaging vendor.

Mobile Interactive Group, sold to Velti
Mobile Interactive Group, sold to Velti

Mobile Interactive Group sold to Velti

UK’s leading mobile-first advertising and campaign management vendor.

Mopey AG, sold to Boku
Mopey AG, sold to Boku

Mopay AG sold to Boku

Creating the world’s leading direct carrier billing mobile payments player.

MTT, sold to Travelport
MTT, sold to Travelport

MTT sold to Travelport

Largest independent specialist mobile travel software developer.

Nutmeg, investment Convoy and Existing Investors
Nutmeg, investment Convoy and Existing Investors

Nutmeg secures £30m investment from Convoy and existing investors

Strategic investment by Hong Kong’s largest listed financial advisory firm.

Nutmeg, investment from Taipei Fubon Bank
Nutmeg, investment from Taipei Fubon Bank

Nutmeg secures £12m investment from Taipei Fubon Bank

Strategic investment by Taiwan’s second largest financial services firm, Fubon Financial.

OneDrum, acquired by Yammer
OneDrum, acquired by Yammer

OneDrum acquired by Yammer

Collaborative Microsoft Office editing applications.

PacketExchange, sale to GTT
PacketExchange, sale to GTT

PacketExchange sale to GTT

International network services.

Pagero
Summa Equity

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
Semetric (MusicMetric), acquired by Apple

Semetric (MusicMetric) acquired by Apple

Leading music analytics business.

Thomsons Online Benefits, sold to Abry Partners
Thomsons Online Benefits, sold to Abry Partners

Thomsons Online Benefits sold to Abry Partners

Europe’s leading benefits SaaS software vendor.

VirtualLogix
Red Bend

VirtualLogix sold to Red Bend

Mobile middleware virtualisation software.

Zeus
Riverbed

Zeus acquired by Riverbed

Cloud network traffic management software.