Bryan, Garnier & Co advises Keensight Capital in its investment in smartTrade Technologies, the European leader in trading software

Bryan, Garnier & Co advises Keensight Capital in its investment in smartTrade Technologies, the European leader in trading software

News published on June Tuesday 2, 2015
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Paris, June 3rd 2015 - Bryan, Garnier & Co advises Keensight Capital in its investment in SmartTrade Technologies  in order to contribute to its ongoing international development, by both organic and external growth.

Bryan Garnier announces that Keensight Capital, a leading player in European Growth Private Equity has taken a stake in smartTrade Technologies alongside its management team and Pléiade in order to contribute to its ongoing international development, by both organic and external growth.

Founded in 1999, headquartered in Aix-en-Provence and led by Harry Gozlan and David Vincent, smartTrade Technologies develops and markets software and technology for trading floors. Its liquidity management solutions enable financial institutions to develop high-performance trading platforms for every asset class and all trading protocols throughout the world. The company has developed a particular expertise in providing software solutions for currency and fixed-income trading, a market segment in which it has become a world leader. SmartTrade, whose teams are located across 4 continents, with offices in London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore, has achieved strong year-on-year growth over the past 5 years.

This transaction further illustrates Bryan Garnier’s positioning as a long term partner to both growth companies and growth capital investors‎, with deep expertise in the Fintech sector.

Bryan Garnier acted as exclusive financial adviser to Keensight Capital.

For more information, please contact:

Thibaut De Smedt, Partner

+33 1 56 68 75 75 - tdesmedt@bryangarnier.com

Marc-Antoine Serfaty, Analyst

+33 1 56 68 75 74 - maserfaty@bryangarnier.com

About Keensight Capital (www.keensightcapital.com)

Keensight Capital is a leading European Growth Private Equity firm managing funds backed by European institutional investors. Keensight Capital targets first-class international projects to finance organic growth or buildup strategies, or to cash out existing shareholders. Specific sectors of interest include Information Technology, Healthcare, and Energy. In each of these sectors, our team provides insights and expertise through its entrepreneurial and operational background and its access to a worldwide network built over the past 15 years.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co (www.bryangarnier.com)

Bryan, Garnier & Co is an independent investment bank specialized in European growth companies, providing them with Equity Research & Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance services. With more than 120 professionals based in London, Paris, New York, Geneva and New Delhi, Bryan, Garnier & Co combines the range of services and the expertise of top-tier investment banks with the level of attention to clients of a boutique. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a leading advisor to European growth companies on strategic finance transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, equity capital market, LBOs and private placement. Bryan, Garnier & Co is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom, and is member of London Stock Exchange and Euronext, Alternext Listing Sponsor, and is active on all European capital markets.


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