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Case Study

Microsoft acquires Softomotive

When Softomotive was acquired by Microsoft in April 2020, Grafton Capital was the only external shareholder, having invested $25m in September 2018.

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, stated that Softomotive would become part of Microsoft’s Power Automate platform. “We’re bringing RPA – or robotic process automation – to legacy apps and services with our acquisition of Softomotive”.

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July 2021 Update

Grafton Capital announces €18m investment in Xtremepush

Grafton Capital has invested €18 million in Xtremepush, a leading multi-channel customer engagement platform provider, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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October 2021 Update

Grafton Capital completes third exit of 2021

Aptitude Software has acquired MPP Global, the Grafton Capital portfolio company.

This follows successful exits from SportPursuit, which was acquired by bd-Capital, and Alva Reputation which was acquired by portfolio companies of Falfurrias Capital.

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For Founders

Six indicators for founders that growth capital could be right for you

For founders, it can be difficult to know whether growth investment is right for them and whether now is the right time to take it. There are many questions that a founder needs to ask themselves when considering taking growth investment capital.

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It’s very easy to work with them. They are very skilled with an entrepreneurial approach. The relationship with my organisation has been very successful.

Giovanni “Nanni” Grossi, Founder and CEO at BOARD International

Grafton Capital has brought immense value to Third Financial. They bring a sensible sounding board for ideas, independent thinking and very valuable experience. We wouldn’t be where we are today without them.

Ian Partington, CEO at Third Financial

“Knowledge, insight, support and advice are the four words that spring to mind, and you get this in abundance working with Grafton Capital. Every bit a friend, coach and advisor, as much as they are an investor.”

Paul Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder, MPP Global

“Grafton Capital has been a very good partner to Alva by providing growth capital and ongoing pragmatic advice. Their approach is very refreshing and they bring a realistic perspective to the board, helping us identify growth opportunities and blind spots.”

Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela, Founder CEO, Alva Reputation

“I was a little apprehensive initially, but Grafton Capital met and exceeded all my expectations. They added immense value to our board of directors and were exceptionally good at helping the management team to focus on what really matters and to make informed decisions.”

Marios Stavropoulos, CEO and Co-Founder of Softomotive

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