The corporate team at Harrison Clark Rickerbys, based in Reading and led by Rachel Turner (pictured), acted for YFM Equity Partners on their multimillion-pound investment into London-based planning and forecasting software and services business Vuealta. As part of this investment, private technology investor Dominic Ely invested alongside YFM and became non-executive chair.
Founded in 2017 by Ian Stone and Adam Bimson (CCO), Vuealta delivers scenario planning and forecasting solutions for a range of sectors, and for customers such as Glossier and NewDay. The business has grown rapidly and is a partner to cloud-native planning platform Anaplan. The funds provided by YFM and Ely will ensure the opportunity to grow alongside the Anaplan business and scale globally within the UK, US, and Asia-Pacific.
FM are specialist, independently owned, private equity investors with over 30 years’ experience helping companies unlock value and growth by providing up to £10m of equity to fuel UK businesses.
About Harrison Clark Rickerbys
Harrison Clark Rickerbys provides a complete spectrum of legal services to business and private clients across the South and West Midlands, Thames Valley, and Wye Valley corridors, the southwest of England, and in Wales.
Harrison Clark Rickerbys has more than 800 staff and partners based at offices in Thames Valley, Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Worcester, and the Wye Valley, providing a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients regionally and nationwide and a turnover of c. £65m.
The firm has specialist expertise in health and social care, finance and financial services, construction, and engineering.