Gannons advises on the sale of Pocket Risk

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Gannons represented the shareholders of Pocket Risk on the sale of some of their business assets to a Dubai based investment fund. 

Pocket Risk is a fintech company behind a leading online platform analysing financial risk tolerance, and which can be found at The acquisition was completed in Q4 2017.

Motivations for the sale

The sale was the result of a strategic portfolio-building acquisition. The sale of IP assets is a common way for overseas investors to get a foot through the door on the UK tech market.

The Gannons team advising on the matter were the Corporate Partner Helen Curtis and Associate, Veronika Lipinska.


  • John Ndege, the founder, said: It was a pleasure to work with Gannons on the acquisition. They were fast, knowledgeable and effective. I’d be happy to work with them again.