Stephen Tallon

Managing Associate

London

Stephen works with early stage and growth companies looking to build exciting new businesses and is focused on providing innovative and pragmatic advice to his clients.

Managing transactions in an efficient and productive manner and providing clear and concise advice is at the core of Stephen's approach to work. He actively engages with clients to understand the key issues and concerns in order to provide tailored advice that really adds value. Stephen is driven by being a trusted advisor to his clients, not just another service provider.

  • Private Equity / M&A

    • Advised Marlin Equity Partners on closing its acquisition of a minority interest in SmartCredit (t/a "SmartSearch").

    FinTech:

    Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence:

    Internet of Things 

    • Acted for smart city technology company, Connexin, on the raising of an initial commitment of up to £80m in funding from Whitehelm Capital.

    Esports:

    • Acted for a global eSports organisation on its $19m Series A financing.

    Consumer Brands:

    • Advised Salesforce Ventures on over 25 investments across Europe.
    • Advised Butternut Box, the personalised dog food subscription business, on its Series A and Series B financings.
    • Advised Eight Roads on its investment into Fuse Universal, a next-gen solution for delivering e-learning.
    • Advised Piper on its investment into Bloom & Wild, the online flower delivery business.

    Security & Blockchain:

    • Advised Zamma (formerly VChain) Technology on its Series Seed fundraising.

    AdTech:

    • Acted for LoopMe on its $17m Series A fundraising led by BGF.

    PropTech:

    • Advised Flatfair on closing its $11 million series A fundraising led by Index Ventures.