Seller Vuealta
Target Vuealta
Deal Type Mergers & Acquisitions
Buyer FM Equity Partners
Transaction Description

Vuealta was founded in 2017 by seasoned entrepreneurs Ian Stone (CEO) and Adam Bimson (CCO) and delivers scenario planning and forecasting solutions for supply chain, finance and operations. The business has grown rapidly to a team of 70 staff in four countries, with offices in four countries spanning the EMEA, North America and APAC regions.

Vuealta works with customers across a wide range of sectors including global direct-to-consumer beauty company Glossier, growing consumer finance provider NewDay, co-operative dairy company Fonterra and outdoor gear specialist Helly Hansen.
The Vuealta proposition has rapidly gained traction and is delivered via the £7bn market cap Anaplan platform, leveraging its growing market position in business planning software with a worldwide customer base.

The investment backs the experienced founders and management team to continue their global expansion strategy alongside US-based Anaplan. Vuealta is an Anaplan Gold Partner and has a seat on the Anaplan Global Strategic Council.
As part of the investment, private technology investor Dominic Ely, who has worked with numerous technology businesses during stages of high growth, will invest alongside YFM and become non-Executive Chair.

HMT, led by Partner Wendy Hart and Associate Director Ricky Collis acted as lead advisors on the transaction which included assessing the strategic options for the shareholders and management, identifying suitable investment partners, negotiating detailed investment terms and project managing the deal to a successful completion.

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ICFG Office

ICFG UK advised Vuealta on their multi-million pound fundraising from YFM

Transaction Details

ICFG member based in the UK, HMT LLP, has advised the shareholders of planning and forecasting software and services business Vuealta on their multi-million pound fundraising from YFM Equity Partners.