Overview of the transaction
Risilience, a leading SaaS platform for climate risk analytics, has announced its c.$26m Series B funding round led by Quantum Innovation Fund, an affiliate of Quantum Energy Partners, a leading global investor in the technology and energy sectors. Existing investors IQ Capital and National Grid Partners also participated in the funding round.
The company will use the funds to expand its presence in the U.S., further invest in its SaaS platform development, and increase its salesforce globally.
Overview of Risilience
Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Cambridge, U.K., Risilience provides climate and enterprise risk management solutions to international blue-chip enterprises. Risilience's solution supports its clients in planning, implementing, and monitoring their progress in achieving net-zero carbon emissions targets, and mitigating their climate, environmental and enterprise-related risks. Target clients are companies based in the U.S. and E.U. with over $1bn in annual revenues.
Risilience helps clients across a wide range of sectors, including food, retail, technology, fashion, transport, utilities, and financial services. Risilience’s client list includes high-calibre global players such as Nestlé, Burberry, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Reckitt, easyJet and Tesco, among others. The firm has c.70 full-time employees (of which +15 PhD holders) with offices in the U.K. and U.S.
Royal Park Partner's Role
Royal Park Partners has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Risilience. This represents Royal Park Partners’ first transaction in the growing ESG FinTech and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) space.
Dr. Andrew Coburn
Co-founder & CEO of Risilience
"The Royal Park Partners team came highly recommended to us by one of our early investors and have been instrumental in successfully completing our Series B funding round. The RPP team thoroughly understood our business model and supported us in preparing high-quality investor materials while driving strong investor engagement and communication."
"What makes RPP unique is their collaborative working style, fast execution, and deep network of investors. At every step of the process, we felt they were 100% on our side. I highly recommend RPP as a dedicated and results-driven advisor to any technology company looking to partner with an investment bank."
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