Milano, December 27h, 2023 – Investcorp – a leading global alternative investment firm – announced that it has invested approximately 100 million US dollars for a majority stake in SEC Newgate – ga global strategic communications and advocacy group.
EQUITA K Finance and EQUITA SIM acted as financial advisors to SEC Newgate and Advant Nctm handled the legal side. PedersoliGattai was the legal advisor and Clearwater International was the financial advisor to Investcorp.
Three Hills Capital Partners and the other shareholders of SEC Newgate will retain their shareholdings.
Investcorp's investment will enable SEC Newgate to accelerate its development strategy, with a focus on expansion in the Emea and Apac regions, through organic growth and M&A. Since its delisting from the London Stock Exchange in March 2022 and the entry of Three Hills Capital Partners as a minority shareholder, SEC Newgate has grown rapidly and expanded in the US, Central and South America through acquisitions that are part of a truly 'transformational project'.
Fiorenzo Tagliabue will remain CEO of SEC Newgate commented: “Investcorp's investment will accelerate our transformation and fuel our development strategy to achieve global leadership in corporate communications and public affairs”.