Formally celebrating the firm’s launch, BlackWatch Chairman, Iain Shovlin rang the NASDAQ closing bell on October 18, 2017.
"BlackWatch aims to be the trusted M&A advisor for leading high-growth businesses in the tech space," said Shovlin. "We recently co-advised fintech star Kabbage in raising $250M from SoftBank and are helping some other exciting companies achieve their strategic ambitions."
In August, Andrew Kass of BlackWatch advised Kabbage in raising $250M from SoftBank as an equity investment. Kabbage is a financial services data and technology platform that provides automated funding to small businesses in minutes.
BlackWatch was the Official Presenting Sponsor of Techweek New York 2017. Earlier this year, BlackWatch CEO Andrew Kass moderated Techweek Chicago’s Growth Summit panel, “Successfully Executing M&A”.