Ylan is recognised as a
leading advisor across private equity investing, specialising in venture and growth capital financings and related exits, including portfolio/ secondary disposals.
an earlier career as a computer software programmer, Ylan has a passion for the
technology industry and advises financial investors and growth companies in a
number of other sectors including:
Marlin Equity Partners on closing its acquisition of a minority interest in SmartCredit Limited (t/a "SmartSearch").
Financings for a host of growth companies including The Currency Cloud (series A-D), Ebury, Evrythng, Blippar (series A-E), Sefaira, Junifer Systems, IdeaWorks3D, RailsBank, re:infer, Fluid Stack and Godesic
Vitruvian Partners on its participation in various Series B – G financing rounds, including those of Darktrace, Ebury Partners, FarFetch, Carwow, Smava, BitDefender, Just-Eat and TrustPilot, along with the subsequent IPOs of Just-Eat and FarFetch
Warburg Pincus on its lead on a
number of financings including those of Anemka Resources, Delonex Energy,
Explora Petroleum, Fairfield Energy and Sand Hill Petroleum
Kinnevik Online AB on its lead of the Series B financing of Monese, with participation from PayPal, Augmentum Fintech and IAG
Kennet Partners on a range of investments and exits over the past 20 years, including those in Receipt Bank, Rimilia, Nuxeo, WorldOne, Sequans, ChipIdea, Kapow, Clearswift and Cramer
Seedcamp, on its establishment,
structure and financings to date, together with the sell down of interests in Funds I and II to DFJ Esprit
JC Flowers and its portfolio
company OneSavings Bank on a range of transactions seeking to take advantage of
the dislocation in the banking sector, and subsequent IPO of OSB, the first
British bank to list in over a decade
3i Group plc on the sale of a significant
part of its technology and healthcare portfolios, comprising over 30 companies
in 10 jurisdictions, to a consortium comprising of Coller Capital, HarbourVest
and DFJ Esprit
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