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FT Partners Advises Nitrogen (formerly Riskalyze) on its Recapitalization by Hg

Overview of Transaction

  • On August 25, 2021, Riskalyze (now known as Nitrogen) announced a definitive agreement for Hg, a leading global investor in software and services, to acquire a majority interest in the Company
  • Riskalyze is an industry-leading risk-centric wealth management platform serving financial advisors, enterprises, and asset managers
  • The Company’s client and portfolio risk technology is rapidly emerging as an industry standard for advisor, client and portfolio risk analytics across the US wealth management ecosystem
  • Today, Riskalyze’s platform supports tens of thousands of financial advisors who use it to manage millions of client accounts with over $400 billion in assets

Significance of Transaction

  • The transaction marks a major inflection point for the fast-growing company, enabling the business to continue to invest in its strategy to serve the advisor desktop, providing risk, portfolio analytics, proposal, trading and compliance solutions to advisors and wealth management enterprises
  • The scale and experience of Hg as a leading global investor in software and services will provide Riskalyze with ample access to additional capital and expertise as needed to complete future acquisitions or to support organic growth

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive financial and strategic advisor to Riskalyze
  • FT Partners previously advised Riskalyze on its $20 million financing in 2016
  • This transaction underscores FT Partners' deep Wealth Technology domain expertise and successful track record of generating favorable outcomes for leading companies globally