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          DWF advises on sale of software specialist Magique Galileo to Sword GRC

          DWF has advised the shareholders of software solutions business, Magique Galileo Software, on its sale to Sword GRC, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, for an undisclosed sum.

          Date: 09/01/2019

          The deal will see London-based Magique Galileo become part of Sword GRC, which has offices in the UK, USA, Asia and Australia, enabling the newly expanded business to offer a range of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) software and services.

          Magique Galileo is a specialist provider of software solutions together with audit, compliance and risk management consultancy and training.

          Corporate partner Gary Macdonald advised Trevor Williams and Verna Hughes, the shareholders of Magique Galileo, on the sale to Sword alongside Caroline Colliston, Rachel Gervaise and Yavor Georgiev from DWF's Scotland Corporate team and Alistair Hogarth and Georgia Hine from DWF's London Corporate team.

          Gary Macdonald said: "We are delighted to have advised Trevor and Verna in the sale of their business to Sword, in a deal that promises to bring real scale to the successful business they have built up over many years."

          Trevor Williams said: "We are extremely pleased with the wide-ranging advice provided by the team at DWF, who were completely professional and supportive throughout the sale process."

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