Equiteq advises Delivery Associates on its partnership with Trill Impact

December 01, 2022

Equiteq has advised public sector consulting firm Delivery Associates Ltd. (DA) on its new partnership with private equity firm Trill Impact.

Delivery Associates is a UK-based public sector consulting firm with a strong track record of helping governments achieve ambitious goals to better service their constituents. Delivery Associates and its 200+ employees work with ambitious governments across the globe to deliver real results for their residents and citizens that have lasting impact. DA has delivered impact in areas from US education reform to microfinance in South America to agricultural reform in Africa.

Trill Impact is a pioneering private equity Impact House targeting businesses with the aim to create powerful societal impact alongside competitive financial returns.

Delivery Associates’ partnership with Trill Impact will bring new opportunities to DA employees and clients, with the aim of DA to grow its impact around the world.

Sir Michael Barber, Chairman and Founder said: “The partnership between Delivery Associates and Trill Impact represents an exciting next step in Delivery Associates' development as we enter our second decade as an organization. Trill Impact’s alignment with our mission, approach, and ultimate focus on delivering real and lasting impact makes them great partners for us as they completely share our values. We believe that Trill Impact will be able to support Delivery Associates’ ambition to grow and partner with more governments and leaders around the world who want to improve how they deliver for their citizens and we are very motivated about the opportunities ahead together. In the meantime, we expect the same high quality advice and service we are currently providing for our many different clients around the world will continue as we all seek to improve the lives of people across the world.”

Equiteq acted as exclusive financial advisor.

Regarding Equiteq’s role in the transaction, Sir Michael Barber, Chairman and Founder of Delivery Associates said: "Equiteq has been an excellent and highly professional partner that took the trouble to understand deeply both Delivery Associates as a business and our values. Their deep expertise enabled them to offer us excellent advice at every stage.”

Leigh Sandals, Co-Founder and Director at Delivery Associates added: “Equiteq collaborated with us as a seamless extension to our team, delivering sharp analysis, options, and practical actions to inform our decision-making. This had a direct impact in helping us form the great partnership we are now excited to embark on with Trill.”

Jerome Glynn-Smith, Managing Director at Equiteq commented: “We’re honored to have worked side by side with Sir Michael Barber, Leigh Sandals, Nick Rodriguez, and Denise Todd to deliver such a marquee investment into Delivery Associates and global impact consulting. Global funding for impact is undergoing complete overhaul and acceleration of quantum at this point in time, enabling the development of purposeful organizations, creating real impact for development and people around the world.”

About Delivery Associates:
Delivery Associates is a public sector consulting firm based out of the UK founded by Sir Michael Barber, previous advisor to former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Delivery Associates works with ambitious governments across the globe to deliver real results for their residents and citizens that have lasting impact. With over ten years of experience and expert staff guiding their work, DA has delivered impact in areas ranging from education reform in the US to microfinance in South America to agricultural reform in Africa and the Middle East. 

About Trill Impact: Trill Impact is a pioneering Impact House with EUR 1.2 billion in assets under management across its investment strategies. With a team of more than 35 experienced professionals based in Sweden and Germany, Trill Impact aims to become a force for positive change and realize its vision of delivering real returns and lasting impact for the benefit of investors, businesses and society at large.




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