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Shea & Company Advises Blackstone on its Acquisition of Civica

Civica Profile

  • Civica is one of the United Kingdom’s largest software companies and is a global leader in technology for the public sector, providing mission-critical, automating and streamlining solutions to over 6,000 customers around the world
  • Civica offers a wide-ranging product portfolio that includes workflow and automation, risk and compliance, workforce management, financial management and data analytics and insights for local, central and federal governments
  • Civica was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom

Blackstone Profile

  • Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager seeking to deliver compelling returns for institutional and individual investors by strengthening the companies in which it invests
  • Blackstone has more than $1 trillion in assets under management which includes global investment strategies focused on real estate, private equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, credit, real assets, secondaries and hedge funds
  • Blackstone was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY
Civica has established itself as a leader in the ‘GovTech’ space, helping public bodies globally embrace technology and improve their services. We are thrilled to partner with Lee and the management team and support Civica’s continued growth and global expansion.

Jonathan Murphy & Miguel García Gómez

Senior Managing Director & Principal, Blackstone

With digitalization transforming the expectation of public services around the world, Civica creates the software that helps public servants deliver for citizens every day. Blackstone has a long track record of investing in technology and in the UK, and we look forward to partnering with them as we build on two decades of growth and innovation.

Lee Perkins

CEO, Civica

Transaction Notes

  • Blackstone’s acquisition of Civica was announced on November 22, 2023, and closed on May 2, 2024; financial terms were not disclosed
  • Shea & Company served as financial advisor to Blackstone on the transaction
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