Acora’s Acquisition of Secrutiny

In UK Charles Russell Speechlys, advised on the matter.

Charles Russell Speechlys advised Acora with a team including Mark Howard (Picture – Corporate M&A), Daniel Sullivan (Finance), Mark Bailey (IP&IT), Robert Birchall (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Acora, the UK-based IT managed services and technology partner on its acquisition of Secrutiny, the UK’s leading cybersecurity provider. The acquisition allows Acora to incorporate security within its market-leading managed IT services offer, with a truly holistic, end-to-end service for its 300-plus customers worldwide.

The acquisition will enable Secrutiny’s team of over 50 specialist cyber consultants and analysts to join forces with Acora’s existing staff of more than 450, bringing new levels of expertise, choice, scale and assurance to mid-market and larger organisations.

The Charles Russell Speechlys team was led by Corporate Tech Partner Mark Howard (Picture) and Senior Associate Ashwin Pillay, supported by Associate James Scott and Trainee Marc-Us Ong. Partner Rob Birchall and Associate Tessa Newman advised on tax and the team also included Partner Mark Bailey and Associates Rachel Bell, Rayyan Mughal and Anna Sowerby (Commercial), Partner Daniel Sullivan and Associate Adel Shetty (Banking), Senior Associate Becky Lawton and Associate Jack Vaughan (Employment), Associate Lynsey Inglis (Real Estate) and Senior Counsel Paul Stone (Regulatory and Competition).

Involved fees earner: Mark Bailey – Charles Russell Speechlys; Rachel Bell – Charles Russell Speechlys; Robert Birchall – Charles Russell Speechlys; Mark Howard – Charles Russell Speechlys; Lynsey Inglis – Charles Russell Speechlys; Becky Lawton – Charles Russell Speechlys; Rayyan Mughal – Charles Russell Speechlys; Tessa Newman – Charles Russell Speechlys; Ashwin Pillay – Charles Russell Speechlys; James Scott – Charles Russell Speechlys; Adel Shetty – Charles Russell Speechlys; Paul Stone – Charles Russell Speechlys; Daniel Sullivan – Charles Russell Speechlys; Jack Vaughan – Charles Russell Speechlys;

Law Firms: Charles Russell Speechlys;

Clients: Acora;

Author: Giulia Di Palma