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Stuart Alford

Partner | London


The world’s leading semiconductor IP company, on its $5.22 billion IPO on Nasdaq, the largest IPO of 2023.

On multiple transactions including its $65 billion proposed sale of Arm to NVIDIA and its investments in Airtel Africa and Goggo Networks.

On its $590 million acquisition of U-POL Holdings Limited, a leading paint, protective coatings, and accessories manufacturer for the automotive aftermarket.

On its $350 million recommended cash offer for NewVoiceMedia Limited, an industry-leading cloud contact center provider.

A global communications platform, on its $200 million investment from One Equity Partners and its subsequent acquisition of the SMS firewall business, Anam Technologies.

On the merger of its portfolio company, Confirmit, with EQT’s portfolio company, FocusVision.

On its Series D investment in CMR Surgical, a global surgical robotics business and its investment in Benevolent AI, a clinical-stage AI-enabled drug discovery company.

An audio distribution and music sharing platform, on its $75 million investment from Sirius XM.

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