GCA Altium is now part of Houlihan Lokey

Transaction Details

August 1, 2013



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Deal Team

Sam Fuller, Tim Richardson, Declan O’Connor

Sale of Active Risk Group to Sword Group. GCA Altium acted as Financial Adviser and Nominated Adviser to Active Risk and provided advice in accordance with Rule 3 of the Takeover Code.

Active Risk provides an Enterprise Risk Management software solution, specialising in operational risk management, project risk management, governance and compliance. The company has clients across both the public and private sectors including Amlin, British Nuclear Group, EADS, Lockheed Martin, MOD, NASA, Nestlé, Network Rail, Raython, Rio Tinto, Skanska and USAF.

Lynton Barker (Executive Chairman) was previously Chairman of Hedra plc, which GCA Altium sold to Mouchel Group in 2008, and asked GCA Altium to advise Active Risk following an approach by a potential acquirer.

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