August Equity LLP’s Acquisition Of Integrity360

Travers Smith, acting alongside Irish counsel William Fry, advised August Equity LLP on the acquisition of Integrity360, assisted by ByrneWallace LLP.

Private equity firm August Equity has completed a strategic investment in Integrity360, one of the UK and Ireland’s fastest growing cyber security specialists, as part of a significant growth and expansion plan.  

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Dublin, Integrity360 is an industry-leading security specialist operating in Ireland and the UK. The business provides a comprehensive suite of professional, support and managed cyber security services that identify and assess, protect and prevent, detect and analyse and respond and recover cyber risks and threats. Integrity360 supports a wide range of mid-market and enterprise customers, with strong exposure to the financial services, insurance, government, healthcare retail, telecoms and utilities sectors.

The Travers Smith team was led by Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Partner Genna Marten (Picture), assisted by Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Associates Alex Watt and Eilidh Morrison. Tax advice was provided by Tax Partner Hannah Manning, assisted by Tax Associate Hugh Brooks. The team also included Employment Partner Ed Mills, assisted by Employment Associate Elliot Roberts.

The ByrneWallace LLP team that worked on this transaction was led by Gerry Beausang (Partner, Corporate) and included senior associate Daniel Holohan, and solicitor Bianca McLaughlin from the Corporate Team, Partner Deirdre Lynch from the Employment Team, Partner Liam Connellan, Head of Pensions, Colin Bolger senior associate from the Tax Team and Zelda Deasy senior associate from the Data Protection/GDPR Team. 

Involved fees earner: Gerry Beausang – Byrne Wallace ; Colin Bolger – Byrne Wallace ; Liam Connellan – Byrne Wallace ; Zelda Deasy – Byrne Wallace ; Daniel Holohan – Byrne Wallace ; Deirdre Lynch – Byrne Wallace ; Bianca McLaughlin – Byrne Wallace ; Hugh Brooks – Travers Smith; Hannah Manning – Travers Smith; Genna Marten – Travers Smith; Ed Mills – Travers Smith; Eilidh Morrison – Travers Smith; Elliot Roberts – Travers Smith; Alex Watt – Travers Smith;

Law Firms: Byrne Wallace ; Travers Smith;

Clients: August Equity LLP; Integrity360;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler