• FirstCapital announces strategic partnership with ACXIT

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    FirstCapital announces strategic partnership with ACXIT

    International technology investment bank FirstCapital and ACXIT Capital Partners, a leading international corporate finance and investment advisory firm have signed a strategic partnership. This will enable both firms to expand their cross-border activities and international...

  • FirstCapital appoint European M&A Specialist as new Director

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    FirstCapital appoint European M&A Specialist as new Director

    FirstCapital is pleased to announce the appointment of Nuno Barros as Director. Nuno is highly experienced in deal origination and execution for European high-growth technology companies with an international career in investment banking and corporate...

  • Why the Nordics are the Tech Market to Watch

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    Why the Nordics are the Tech Market to Watch

    By Jeanette Carlsson, Founder & Chair of Tech Nordic Advocates We all know the great success stories of the Nordic tech scene. Whenever I speak about the Nordics, I’m always asked about those magic ingredients...

  • Your Competitor wants to buy your Business. Now what?

    Demystifying M&A

    Your Competitor wants to buy your Business. Now what?

    Imagine receiving a call out of the blue from a major competitor: they want to buy your business. Apart from shock, your first reaction will likely be suspicion. Are they genuinely interested? What are their...

  • View from the Valley: US Corporates look to Europe

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    View from the Valley: US Corporates look to Europe

    By Sheana O’Sullivan The appetite for Europe in the Valley remains hot. Europe is increasingly maturing into a flourishing market for innovative start-ups, growth companies and unicorns alike. At FirstCapital, my role is to manage...

  • Is a Financial Buyer the Right Choice for my Business?

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    Is a Financial Buyer the Right Choice for my Business?

    Over the last few years, we’ve seen a huge increase in the number of financial buyers acquiring tech companies. More and more sellers are choosing to include financial buyers in the mix alongside strategic buyers...

  • The Rise (and Rise) of European Payments M&A

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    The Rise (and Rise) of European Payments M&A

    The European payments market continues to demonstrate impressive growth. Globally M&A in payments is strong. In Q4 2018, payments registered the fastest quarter-on-quarter growth in M&A deals in the financial services sector (30.8%), despite only...