Birketts advises Essex digital agency on sale to tech company Epsilon Telecommunications


13 November 2020

Top 100 UK law firm Birketts has advised on the successful sale of Essex-based business 7D Digital Limited to Epsilon Telecommunications Limited for an undisclosed fee.

7D Digital, the development and design agency founded in 2015 by Russell Galpin, has worked with several high profile clients, with designers and developers specialising in creating applications and business solutions for a variety of industries, including telecommunications and travel.  Additionally, 7D Digital have also been working with Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as smart speakers.

The Birketts team was led by Heidi Jones (Senior Associate, Corporate) and included James Stocker (Solicitor, Corporate), John Kahn (Senior Associate, Corporate Tax), Nicholas West (Associate, Employment) and Nahla Faiz (Solicitor, Property).

Commenting on the sale, owner Russell Galpin said: “I cannot thank Birketts enough for their work and advice during this sale. Their cumulative experience and use of lawyers from across their departments meant every aspect of our transaction ran smoothly. We are delighted to join our long-time working partners Epsilon, allowing us more time and energy to dedicate towards Infiny.”

7D Digital has been working with Epsilon since 2015 on the development of Infiny, Epsilon’s network orchestration and customer engagement platform. The acquisition means that 7D Digital can now fully commit to the development of Infiny going forward.

Heidi Jones, Senior Associate in Birketts’ Corporate team, concluded: “We wish 7D Digital and Epsilon every success in their future work and hope this partnership takes both businesses to even greater heights. This deal was made possible thanks to our team of lawyers across our Corporate, Tax, Employment and Property teams, whose legal expertise, range of experience and depth of resource is vital for guiding businesses of all sizes through acquisitions such as these.