Foot Anstey's Private Equity team supports August Equity backed Integrity360's latest acquisition

Foot Anstey has advised Integrity360, an August Equity portfolio company, on its acquisition of Caretower, as part of its pan-European expansion plan. The transaction involved the acquisition of Caretower's UK and Bulgarian businesses.

Emma Clayton, Associate, and Matt Stoate, Head of Corporate and Private Equity at Foot Anstey led the multi-disciplinary team from Foot Anstey that advised on the acquisition.

Integrity360, the cybersecurity specialist, is backed by private equity house August Equity, and has offices in Dublin, London and New York. Its team of security specialists enable numerous clients around the world to do business securely.

This acquisition will see Caretower's employees join Integrity360, meaning it will now operate with over 300 employees, including 200 cybersecurity engineers, analysts, consultants and specialists.

Ian Brown, Executive Chairman at Integrity360 commented, “This is a very exciting transaction for us, and we couldn’t be more delighted to welcome the team from Caretower to Integrity360. The enhanced group is now clearly positioned as the leading independent cybersecurity services specialist throughout the UK and Ireland. Foot Anstey were with us every step of the way during this transaction and we really valued their standing alongside us throughout.”

Matt Stoate, Head of Corporate and Private Equity at Foot Anstey, commented: "We were thrilled to work in tandem with Integrity360 and August Equity, continuing our longstanding relationship with the private equity house, to get this deal across the line. The acquisition is part of Integrity360's ambitious pan-European growth plans and we are excited to see how the company expands over the coming few years."

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About Integrity360

Integrity360 is one of Europe’s leading cybersecurity specialists operating from office locations in Ireland and the UK. The group provides a comprehensive range of professional, support and managed cybersecurity services that identify and assess, protect and prevent, detect and analyse and respond and recover cyber risks and threats. Working either independently or as an extension of a organisations own team Integrity360 strengthen security postures for both mid market and enterprise organisations across a wide range of sectors including financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, retail, telecoms and utilities.

During June 2021 the company received a major strategic investment from leading London based private equity firm August Equity as part of a significant growth and expansion plan that will build the brand internationally.