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DWF advises Sovereign Capital Partners on investment into data analytics specialist

06 May 2021
DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has advised Sovereign Capital Partners on a significant investment into data analytics and data science services business, AquaQ Analytics. 

The investment into Belfast-headquartered AquaQ Analytics, which also has offices in the USA, Singapore and Hong Kong, will see Sovereign partner with the management team to expand the company’s global presence and develop its range of services.

DWF's Corporate teams in Manchester, Liverpool and Belfast advised buy and build specialist Sovereign on this latest investment. Partner Alasdair Outhwaite and Associate Ciara Healy in Manchester, worked alongside Belfast Partner James Morrison and Liverpool Partner James Cashman to deliver on the legal aspects of the investment.

Jonathan Thorne, Director at Sovereign Capital Partners said: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to back the AquaQ team at what is a really exciting time in this market and we are grateful to the DWF team for their legal expertise in completing this transformative investment. We look forward to working with the team to support the next phase of AquaQ’s exciting growth and further developing their expertise and range of services."

Alasdair Outhwaite said: "We have worked with Sovereign for many years, advising on a multitude of exciting investments and transactions along the way. We are delighted to play a role in this latest technology-sector investment into AquaQ Analytics and we wish the management team every success with their future plans for growth."

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