Advised Adeptra, a leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement and risk intervention solutions, on its sale to FICO

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial adviser to Adeptra on its sale to FICO (NYSE:FICO) for $115 million. Adeptra is a leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement and risk intervention solutions, which enable leading financial services institutions and other businesses to take advantage of the explosion in mobile communication in order to manage risk, fight fraud and dramatically improve the customer experience, all in real time. FICO delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions; its groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behaviour has transformed entire industries and revolutionised the way risk is managed and products are marketed.

This is our thirteenth transaction so far this calendar year and the seventh in the dynamic Big Data and Analytics sector during the same period, following our role as advisers to MediConnect Global in its $377m sale to Verisk Analytics, Cadis Software to Markit Group, Zawya to Thomson Reuters, BI-SAM Technologies to Aquiline and WDS to Xerox, as well as advising Accel-KKR and KANA Software on the acquisition of Ciboodle.