Quercus announces cross-border transaction in privacy management and security research

March 12, 2019
Andrew Clegg

Quercus Corporate Finance is delighted to announce the sale of Cecile Park Publishing Limited (CPP) (trading as DataGuidance) to OneTrust Partnership Limited (OneTrust).

The Quercus team, led by Andrew Clegg, advised the Board of CPP (DataGuidance), an in-depth and up-to-date privacy and security research platform, on the sale of the company to OneTrust.

OneTrust offers a dedicated privacy management technology platform used by more than 2,500 customers to implement their privacy, security and third-party risk programs, automatically generating the specific record keeping needed to demonstrate compliance with privacy regulations including GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Brazil LGPD.

The deal will enable DataGuidance to access additional expertise in the provision of privacy management solutions, and accelerate sales growth and geographic expansion.

Financial details have not been disclosed.

Andrew Clegg, Quercus Partner said:

“DataGuidance is a special business and we have enjoyed working with the team on this important deal.  The privacy intelligence and data market is particularly active at present given the increasing focus on personal data and privacy and we anticipate further M&A activity.   OneTrust represents an excellent fit for DataGuidance; they have an ambitious growth strategy and their sales experience and financial strength provide the support necessary to take the business to the next level.”

Alasdair Douglas, Chairman of DataGuidance added:

“We are very grateful to Quercus for their support.  Andy and his team guided us through the sale process very professionally, providing strategic advice, pragmatic solutions and first-rate execution capability throughout.”

News Centre

Recent News

Support on the sale of Amazilia Aerospace to Textron

Quercus International, led by Michael Mortimor, has supported Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe, a fellow member of the Terra Alliance, on the sale of Amazilia Aerospace GMBH (“Amazilia” or the “Company”) to Textron Inc (“Textron”). Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe served as the exclusive financial adviser to Amazilia’s shareholders, whilst Quercus International provided sector input throughout the transaction, and closely […]

NVM invests in MRO+ Solutions Group

A Quercus International team, led by Michael Mortimor, has provided sector-led buy-side support to NVM on their investment to support the management buyout of MRO+ Solutions Group. MRO Solutions is a highly technical, value-added distributor of critical products to a range of process and manufacturing industries.  The Group operates nationally through its wholly owned subsidiaries, […]

Literacy Capital invests in Live Business

A Quercus International team, led by Michael Mortimor and Andrew Clegg, has advised the shareholders of Live Business Limited (“Live Business” or the “Company”) on an investment in the business by Literacy Capital plc (“Literacy Capital”), giving it a significant minority stake. Since its establishment by Mark Dixon and Dan Lock, Live Business has evolved […]

1 2 3 32
arrow-right