Integrity360Wednesday, 23 June 2021
ByrneWallace LLP is delighted to have advised Integrity360, one of the UK and Ireland’s fastest growing cyber security specialists, on a major strategic investment from leading London private equity firm August Equity as part of a significant growth and expansion plan that will build the brand internationally. In addition to the investment funding, Eoin Goulding, founder and CEO of Integrity360, is partnering with Ian Brown, who joins the company as Executive Chairman, with Goulding taking on the new role of President. Brown, an established entrepreneur and industry veteran has been running technology businesses for over 25 years, including most recently SecureData, the leading UK cyber security services business acquired by Orange in 2019.
Brown and Goulding intend to use the investment to accelerate the growth of Integrity360 with an extensive acquisition programme planned across Europe and further expand Integrity360’s comprehensive portfolio of services, including next generation managed detection and response (MDR) services.
Commenting on the transaction, Chief Financial Officer Patrick McHale from Integrity360 said, “Brilliant counsel, advice & guidance from Gerry Beausang, Daniel Holohan & Bianca McLaughlin and the entire ByrneWallace team. Lots of hard work, late nights, plus great fun and laughs on the way. Thank you for your support as we closed out this major milestone on the Integrity360 growth journey.”
The ByrneWallace LLP team that worked on this transaction was led by Gerry Beausang (Partner, Corporate) and included senior associate Daniel Holohan, and solicitor Bianca McLaughlin from the Corporate Team, Partner Deirdre Lynch from the Employment Team, Partner Liam Connellan, Head of Pensions, Colin Bolger senior associate from the Tax Team and Zelda Deasy senior associate from the Data Protection/GDPR Team.