FPE Capital’s Acquisition Of MaxContact


Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised FPE Capital LLP on the management-led acquisition of MaxContact.

The deal, which marks the seventh investment from FPE’s Fund II, will help MaxContact’s management team accelerate its growth rate, while developing the platform’s capabilities.

FPE is a specialist lower mid-market growth investor, which focuses on the software and services sectors.

MaxContact is a leading Manchester-based SaaS contact centre and customer experience platform.

The Stephenson Harwood team comprised private equity partners Malcolm MacDougall (Picture) – who led the acquisition side – and Adam Crossley – who managed the equity aspects of the deal. Malcolm was supported by senior associate Chris Manning and associate Dafni Loizou, while Adam was assisted by associate Iqra Anees. Further assistance was provided by the commercial technology, intellectual property, tax, real estate and employment teams.

Involved fees earner: Iqra Anees – Stephenson Harwood; Adam Crossley – Stephenson Harwood; Dafni Loizou – Stephenson Harwood; Malcolm MacDougall – Stephenson Harwood; Chris Manning – Stephenson Harwood;

Law Firms: Stephenson Harwood;

Clients: FPE Capital LLP;