International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Growth Capital Partners (GCP) on its investment in Hippo Digital, a cutting edge design and delivery consultancy.

GCP’s investment will assist Hippo Digital to continue to create hi-tech jobs in Leeds and Coventry and expand into areas including Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham and London. This investment will see Hippo Digital growing from 200 - 400 people over the next three years.

Since its inception in April 2016, Hippo Digital has quickly established itself as a leading supplier of digital leaders, service design teams and delivery expertise in support of large scale digital transformation programmes to public and private sector organisations.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Private Equity Partner Tim Hewens who was supported by Associate Director Pippa Byrne, Associates Hannah Rossi and Charles Sunley and Trainee Solicitor Kristy Hart from the Private Equity team. Additional support was also provided by Partner David Nisbet and Associate Director Elizabeth Shanahan (tax), Associate Director Laura Allum (incentives) and Senior Associate Lara Flynn (employment).

Osborne Clarke has a market-leading international private equity practice and is widely recognized as a leading European law firm for companies operating in the technology, media and telecoms sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers.

Evolving and disruptive technologies are changing how businesses operate, compete and evolve, creating extraordinary, transformative opportunities. Osborne Clarke is at the forefront of advising on ground-breaking transformations. Visit our Digital Transformation pages to find out more.

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