Drake Star Wins Global Growth Equity Deal of the Year for Advising Container Solutions on its Investment from Growth Capital Partners

NEW YORK | LONDON | February 1st, 2024 – The Global M&A Network awarded the Drake Star team “Global Growth Equity Deal of the Year” for advising Container Solutions on its investment from Growth Capital Partners at the 15th Annual M&A Atlas Awards. The ceremony took place during a gala dinner at The Metropolitan Club of New York. 

Drake Star acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Container Solutions on the transaction. Container Solutions is a specialist cloud services provider that solves business problems by designing, building, and implementing technology solutions in a Cloud Native manner. Global Growth Equity’s investment supports Container Solutions’ ambitious growth plans and existing clients whilst winning new strategic relationships, all underpinned by the business’ specialist and highly sought-after technical capabilities. 

Gaby Silvestris, Partner at Drake Star Partners, said: “We are delighted to see the recognition of the success of this transaction by The Global M&A Network. Container Solutions have built a disruptive business supported by a best-in-class team of cloud-native engineers and are well-positioned for accelerated growth under its partnership with GCP. The entire deal team, including myself, wants to thank Container Solutions for their trust and collaboration and this award serves as further recognition of the accomplishments we have collectively achieved.”

All-4Drake Star is a global technology-focused investment bank that has built a reputation as an industry leader recognized for deep tech sector insights and expertise, strong client outcomes, and several prestigious awards. This award further bolsters the firm’s accolades, which now total over 45+ major recognitions since 2013, including over 30 “Deal of the Year” and 8 “Investment Bank of the Year” awards.

Congrats to Container Solutions and Growth Capital Partners for the recognition of this transaction and to the Drake Star deal team: Gaby Silvestris, Mathilde Deschamps. 

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About Drake Star 

Drake Star is an award-winning global tech investment bank that has completed over 500 transactions since 2003. The Drake Star team of 100 senior professionals across offices in New York, Munich, London, Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, and Dubai* focuses on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance services worldwide in Software/SaaS, HR Tech, Digital Services, FinTech, Digital Media, Industrial Tech, Consumer & Retail Tech and Mobility & Sustainability.

Drake Star is the marketing name for the global investment bank Drake Star Partners Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates. In the USA, all securities are transacted through Drake Star Securities LLC. In the USA, Drake Star Securities LLC is regulated by FINRA and is a member of SIPC. Drake Star UK Limited (FRN 942020) is an appointed representative of Razlin Ltd (FRN 730805), which is authorized and regulated by the FCA. © 2024 Drake Star Partners Limited.

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