Steffan Williams, Newgate Communications

Newgate advises Canyon Bridge on Imagination Technologies bid

Newgate Communications is advising private equity firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners on its bid to acquire British semiconductor specialist Imagination Technologies

Steffan Williams, a partner at Newgate and Porta’s CEO, is leading the team as it advises across capital markets, government relations and stakeholder comms from its UK and Hong Kong offices.

Ray Bingham, partner at Canyon Bridge, said: “We are investing in UK talent and expertise in order to accelerate the expansion of Imagination, particularly into Asia, where its technology platform will lead the continued globalisation of British-developed innovation.”

He added: “With our backing and investment, Imagination can continue to invest in developing its technology, attract and hire the best engineers, and acquire and service customers globally.”

Williams concluded: “This is an interesting international transaction with a political element which plays to our strengths as an agency.”

  • Pictured: Steffan Williams
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