Advised The Foundry, a global provider of award-winning creative software, on its sale to HgCapital
May 2015
acquired by
$312 million
  • Sector: Application Software; Industrial Tech
  • Deal Type: Founder-led Businesses; Private Equity Deals
  • Engagement type: Sellside
  • Size: $312 million

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to The Foundry, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, on its sale to HgCapital for a cash consideration of £200 million.

The Foundry is a global provider of award-winning creative software used by leading artists, designers and creative professionals worldwide. The company’s product portfolio allows users to create inspiring and high-end visuals in the areas of film, advertising, episodic TV, gaming, virtual reality/augmented reality and design, and to participate in emerging high-growth markets such as 3D printing.

Arma Partners has forged a strong relationship with The Foundry over several years, also advising the company on its sale to The Carlyle Group in 2011. This transaction demonstrates Arma Partners’ continued strength in Technology M&A and its outstanding track record as a long-term trusted advisor in the Software sector.