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PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – Lumos Diagnostics IPO

Blackpeak is pleased to announce that it acted as Financial Advisor to Lumos Diagnostics (Lumos) on its IPO on the ASX. Lumos is a fully integrated developer and manufacturer of rapid, point-of-care (POC) diagnostic solutions. Lumos develops and manufactures proprietary and in-licensed POC diagnostic tests for commercial sale through distributors under its Products division, and develops and manufactures POC diagnostic tests on behalf of clients under its Commercial Services division. Lumos’ flagship proprietary product is FebriDx®, a point-of-care diagnostic test able to rapidly identify microbial infections in patients with acute respiratory infection symptoms and, if positive, determine if that infection is caused by a virus or bacteria.

PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – Sale of Elevio to Dixa

Blackpeak is pleased to announce that it acted as financial adviser to Elevio on its sale to Dixa. Elevio (https://elev.io/) has an intelligent knowledge-centered platform that enables teams to deliver contextual knowledge to customers, support agents and internal teams. Dixa (https://www.dixa.com/) has a customer service software platform that enables brands to serve customers across multiple channels from a single screen including social media, chat, voice and messaging apps, enabling an outstanding experience for both customers and agents.

Announcements from Elevio and Dixa are below:

https://elev.io/blog/elevio-acquired-by-dixa

https://www.dixa.com/blog/dixa-acquires-australian-knowledge-ai-platform-elevio/

Below is a link to an AFR article on the deal.

https://www.afr.com/technology/airtree-blackbird-score-from-us15m-elevio-acquisition-20210217-p573bb

PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – Sale of minority interest in Studiosity

Blackpeak is pleased to announce that it acted as financial adviser to Studiosity on the sale of a minority interest to OES and CVC Emerging Companies Fund. Studiosity is the leading online academic study support platform for universities in ANZ and UK & Ireland. The transaction positions Studiosity for continued global growth with the support of strong partners.

Below is a link to an AFR article on the deal.

https://www.afr.com/policy/health-and-education/education-booms-as-pandemic-pressures-global-economy-20210131-p56y6c

PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – A$45m growth equity raising for Phocas Software

Blackpeak is pleased to announce that it acted as financial adviser to Phocas Software on its A$45m growth equity raising. Phocas is a leading provider of data analytics software solutions for the manufacturing, distribution and retail industries.

Below is a link to the announcement from Phocas and the AFR article.

https://www.phocassoftware.com/business-intelligence-blog/phocas-raises-45-million-in-capital-raise

https://www.afr.com/technology/data-analytics-company-phocas-raises-45m-20210126-p56wyb

PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – Ceridian Announces Agreement to Acquire Australian Workforce Management Solutions Provider, RITEQ

Blackpeak is pleased to announce that it acted as financial adviser to Riteq on its sale to Ceridian, a global leader in human capital management (HCM) technology. Riteq is a leading provider of workforce management software solution.

Below is a link to the announcements from Ceridian.

https://www.ceridian.com/company/newsroom/2019/ceridian-announces-agreement-to-acquire-australian-workforce-management-solutions-provider-riteq

https://www.ceridian.com/company/newsroom/2019/ceridian-completes-acquisition-of-australian-workforce-management-solutions-provider-riteq

PRESS RELEASE: Blackpeak advises – sale of controlling stake in Education Horizons Group

Potentia Capital Invests in Education Horizons Group’s future

Potential Capital has acquired a majority stake in the Education Horizons Group to support and accelerate the next stage of the Group’s growth.

Tim Dawson will continue to lead the Group in his capacity as Group Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. The Group’s executive and management teams will remain in place and representatives of Potentia Capital will join the Board.

Potentia Capital is a Sydney-headquartered private equity investment firm focused exclusively on technology, tech-enabled services and software businesses. Their team is one of the most experienced in the Australian private equity market having collectively deployed over $2 billion of capital across more than 10 investments in the technology sector globally.

Following conclusion of this investment by Potentia Tim Dawson has said: “Potentia is uniquely placed to partner with Education Horizons Group to support and help accelerate our next phase of growth. Their depth of sector knowledge, collaborative partnership style and shared respect for our values, was instrumental in choosing Potentia Capital as our ideal partner.”

Click to access the press release – Education-Horizons-Potentia-Capital-Press-Release-2019

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Australian Financial Review: WiseTech Global increases profit 368pc

Logistics software technology company WiseTech Global’s global growth strategy of mixing organic growth with target acquisitions is reaping rewards, with the business growing its net profit by 368 per cent to $14.5 million.

The company made its first acquisition as a public company only a month after listing and since January it has acquired another two companies, the most recent being Italian customs compliance technology company ACO Informatica for $1.65 million.

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