Alantra announces its sponsored partnership with Boardwave, a community for European software founders and CEOs

Date 30 January 2024

    London – Alantra, the independent global mid-market financial services firm, is pleased to announce its sponsored partnership with Boardwave. Boardwave is a powerful community of 1,300 software founders, CEOs, chairs, independent NEDs and investors from across Europe. It was founded by Phill Robinson, who is a highly experienced chairman, CEO and non-executive board member in the software industry, with the goal of accelerating the growth and success of the European software sector.

    Alantra has a strong record of providing advisory services to business owners and financial investors across the software sector on a global basis. Recent transactions in the UK have included advising Lendscape on its sale to Bowmark Capital, Joblogic on its minority growth investment from Axiom Equity, and TradingHub on its investment from Summit Partners. 

    Oliver Parker, Managing Director in Alantra’s Global Technology Team, said, “We’re hugely excited to be partnering with Boardwave, which we believe is a unique and much needed platform for the European software ecosystem. We look forward to adding our expertise to support Phill and the rest of the Boardwave team in their vision of creating a thriving European software sector through collaboration and community. The exclusive network connecting European software leaders and creating powerful relationships will also be a hugely valuable tool for our clients, and prospective clients, as they look to continue to scale.”

    Phill Robinson, Founder of Boardwave, said, “Alantra is a highly regarded adviser to business owners of technology companies with a track record of providing advice across M&A and capital raising. It is as such a pleasure to welcome the Alantra team to Boardwave and we look forward to partnering with them. Their expertise and experience will provide significant potential benefit to our members.”