Alantra advises Viatel on its strategic investment from Macquarie Capital Principal Finance



Dec 2023
Sell-side advisory

London – Alantra, the independent global mid-market financial services firm, has advised Viatel Technology Group Limited (“Viatel” or the “Company”) on its new strategic investment from Macquarie Capital Principal Finance. The investment will fuel the company’s continued organic and acquisition driven expansion.

Macquarie Capital will join Chirisa, Quay Ventures and management as a new shareholder in the business. The agreement will also see Nick Patrick from Macquarie Capital Principal Finance join the Group’s Board.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in early 2024.

Alantra’s UK Technology team, including James Chapman-Andrews, Oliver Norman, Jamie King, Christopher Bates and Nick Daborn, advised Viatel.  

James Chapman-Andrews, UK Head of Technology at Alantra, said, “Viatel has a fantastic track record as a digital technology and cybersecurity partner to over 2,500 Irish and multinational customers. We are pleased to have advised on this investment from Macquarie Capital Principal Finance which will support Viatel in further capitalising on its success in Ireland and internationally.”

Viatel CEO Paul Rellis commented, “I am very pleased to announce our partnership with Macquarie as a new investor in Viatel.  Macquarie Capital has a strong track record and deep knowledge of our industry. The team and I look forward to continued success in the execution of our vision with our enlarged shareholder group.”

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