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Rickitt Mitchell advises NCC Group on its acquisition of Fox-IT Holdings

- Growth deal

- November 2015

- Value: £94m

International buy-side support delivering a successful transaction

Acquisition of Fox-IT further cements NCC's position as a global cyber security leader

Rickitt Mitchell has advised NCC Group on over 20 international deals

Client Background

NCC Group is a global information assurance specialist providing organisations worldwide with expert escrow, verification, security consulting, website performance, software testing and domain services.

Rickitt Mitchell advises NCC Group on its acquisition of Fox-IT Holdings
Rickitt Mitchell advises NCC Group on its acquisition of Fox-IT Holdings

The Outcome

Rickitt Mitchell have advised NCC Group on the acquisition of Netherlands based Fox-IT Holding B.V. NCC Group will raise a gross total of £126.3m through a Firm Placing and Placing and Open Offer at the Issue Price of 275 pence per New Ordinary Share. The deal will be earnings enhancing in the medium term.

This acquisition is a key strategic development in NCC Group’s aspiration to become ‘the leading player’ in the expanding global cyber security market, as advanced persistent threats continue to drive security spending, with a focus on threat intelligence and ‘big data’ security analytics.

“The addition of Fox, with its quality management team, 250 technical security experts and personnel and high assurance cryptology and forensics capabilities, enables us to take a further substantial step towards our aspiration of becoming the leading player in the expanding global cyber security market."

- Rob Cotton | CEO | NCC Group Plc
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ACQUIRED BY

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Growth deal

Value: Undisclosed

June 30, 2022

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Acquired by

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Exit deal

Value: Undisclosed

Oct. 31, 2021

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Joint Venture

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Growth deal

Value: Undisclosed

Oct. 13, 2021

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Acquired by

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Exit deal

Value: £9m

Sept. 30, 2021