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FT Partners Advises Axial on its $14,000,000 Growth Financing Round

Overview of Transaction

  • On August 3, 2016 Axial announced a minority $14,000,000 Series C growth financing round led by Edison Partners
  • Existing shareholders include Comcast Ventures, First Round Capital and RedPoint Ventures
  • Headquartered in New York City, Axial is the largest online capital market enabling private companies to grow and succeed
  • The Company is the all-in-one solution for business development: from finding capital, to sourcing deals, to marketing and analytics
  • Axial's network enables the three constituents (Investors and Lenders, Advisors and Companies) to operate seamlessly in the private capital markets and run key business development activities
  • Edison Partners is a leading private equity firm with a focus across investing in Financial Technology, Healthcare IT, Marketing Technology and Enterprise 2.0

Significance of Transaction

  • The transaction will further help Axial emerge as the leading online capital market for companies and help fund future growth initiatives
  • Firmly positions the Company to capitalize on strong traction in the private capital markets space and to continue to bring much needed efficiency to the market

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Axial and its Board of Directors
  • FT Partners leveraged its deep knowledge of the Company, extensive experience and broad industry relationships to help achieve a favorable outcome for the Company
  • Transaction demonstrates FT Partners' continued success advising top-tier Financial Technology companies