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Octal Business Solutions
Oakley advises Octal Business Solutions on its sale to Capita plc
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July 2017
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Oakley Advisory Limited (“Oakley”), the independent corporate finance firm offering specialist advice across the TMT sector, has advised Octal Business Solutions Limited (“Octal” or the “Company”) on its sale to Capita plc.

Founded in 2007, Octal provides software and solutions for online customer engagement, online shopping cart abandonment, email & SMS marketing and data analytics. The business works with enterprises across multiple sectors including retail, travel, insurance, utility, telecoms and financial services.

The transaction was completed on 5th July 2017 and Oakley acted as sole financial advisor to the Company. The Oakley team comprised Christian Craggs, Managing Director and Anthony Yaneza, Director.

Christian Craggs, Managing Director at OAL commented:

“We are delighted to have worked with Scott and the Octal team on this transaction. With Capita’s backing we have every confidence that the business will continue to grow as it helps clients drive revenue through greater online conversion and customer engagement. The transaction highlights Oakley’s strong position in the online and software sectors.”


Oakley Advisory

Oakley is one of Europe’s leading independent corporate finance firms offering expert, specialist advice across a range of sectors including Telecoms, Technology, Online, Media, Datacentres and Hosting. We are unique in the mid-market in offering highly specialised sector insight and knowledge combined with our Equity Capital Markets capability, meaning we can provide the fullest possible suite of advice across both public and private markets.

This transaction marks the eighteenth deal we have announced or completed in the last twelve months, which includes advising Cityfibre on its acquisition of Entanet, GCI on its acquisition of Blue Chip, Esendex on its sale to HgCapital, Zegona on its sale of Telecable to Euskatel, Ingresso on its sale to accesso Technology Group, Gigaclear on its equity fundraising, Infinity on the sale of its Stockley Park Data Centre to Zenium, Lyceum on its acquisition of Timico, Just Eat on its acquisition of SkipTheDishes and Daisy on its takeover of Alternative Networks.

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