March 30, 2023

RWK Goodman advises Woodseer Global on sale to OptionMetrics

Posted in Corporate, Employment
Financial Tech RWK Goodman

We have advised the principal shareholders on the sale of Investment Tools Limited (trading as “Woodseer Global”) to OptionMetrics, an options and futures database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide.

Woodseer Global is a premium dividend forecast data platform. The sale represents OptionMetrics second acquisition since partnering with Leeds Equity Partners in 2021.

The team at RWK Goodman was led by Edward Hoare, assisted by Hector Freyne and William Bartoli-Edwards (Corporate) and Remy Ormesher (Employment).

Mark Riding, one of the principal shareholders at Woodseer, commented: “I’m very thankful for the fabulous service provided by the team at RWK Goodman, they delivered excellent legal counsel throughout the whole process.”

Ed Hoare, Corporate partner at RWK Goodman, commented: “It has been a pleasure advising the principal shareholders on this cross border deal. It demonstrates our ability in helping our clients execute their transactions successfully, while drawing on our strong experience in the data and technology sectors.”

About Woodseer Global:

Founded in 2011, Woodseer dividend forecast data is used by many leading financial services and data clients across the globe. Woodseer’s use of a hybrid algorithm+analyst approach to calculate global dividend forecast data enables unparalleled accuracy at scale. With teams based across offices in London and Vancouver, Woodseer covers 32,000+ securities (equities, ADRs, ETFs) across 100+ countries for clients including the investment banks, hedge funds, market makers, index providers, asset managers and fintech platforms.