Apiary Capital’s Acquisition Of Majority Stake In G3 Comms


Osborne Clarke has advised G3 Comms, the business communications provider and network integrator, on a significant investment from private equity firm Apiary Capital.

Under the terms of the deal, Apiary will acquire a majority stake in G3 Comms and provide additional follow-on funding to enable the company to accelerate its growth both organically and through acquisition.

G3 Comms provides communication and connectivity solutions to medium-sized, multi-site UK enterprises, often with international operations. It has expertise in both legacy telephony systems and more innovative cloud-based communication technology. G3 Comms specialises in supporting customers on their digital transformation journey to a complex hybrid communication estate, as well as running more steady state environments via a managed service offering. In addition, G3’s core network infrastructure provides resilient global voice and data services to customers with business-critical connectivity requirements.

Partner Greg Leyshon (Picture) and Associate Director Mike Freer led the Osborne Clarke team. Greg and Mike were supported by Senior Associate Louise Stuart-Buddery and Associates Anna Mattingley and Hannah Rossi (Corporate), Partner David Nisbet and Senior Associate Luolan Dong (Tax), Senior Associate Prianca Patel and Associate Isobel Turner (Employment) and Partner Peter Sheppard and Associate Kristian Assirati (Commercial Litigation).

Involved fees earner: Kristian Assirati – Osborne Clarke; Luolan Dong – Osborne Clarke; Mike Freer – Osborne Clarke; Hannah Rossi – Osborne Clarke; Greg Leyshon – Osborne Clarke; Anna Mattingley – Osborne Clarke; David Nisbet – Osborne Clarke; Prianca Patel – Osborne Clarke; Peter Sheppard – Osborne Clarke; Louise Stuart-Buddery – Osborne Clarke; Isobel Turner – Osborne Clarke;

Law Firms: Osborne Clarke;

Clients: G3 Comms;