Background

  • Noggin is a provider of an operational risk and resilience management software platform that enables corporate and government agency customers to anticipate, plan, prepare for and recover from a wide range of risks
  • Noggin’s platform is highly modular, with a comprehensive library of solutions encompassing crisis, emergency, business continuity, safety and security
  • Based in Sydney, Australia, Noggin serves large public and private sector clients worldwide, including transportation and logistics, healthcare, education, real estate, financial services and IT

Process

  • Noggin engaged DC Advisory as an exclusive financial advisor to deliver comprehensive sell-side advisory services
  • DC Advisory worked with Noggin’s management team to design a bespoke, focused process to engage with strategic and private equity buyers that had demonstrated strong interest in Noggin

Outcome

  • Motorola Solutions, a provider of communication infrastructure devices, accessories, software and services, acquired Noggin on July 1, 2024
  • Noggin complements and expands Motorola Solutions’ existing portfolio of Command Center software solutions for public safety and enterprise clients
  • Motorola Solutions’ existing customer base and global reach will enable the Noggin product to be more widely deployed with relevant government agencies and enterprise customers
  • The successful outcome of this transaction illustrates DC Advisory’s strong expertise, demonstrated track record in the Cybersecurity & Risk space, and knowledge in executing cross-border transactions

“The DC Advisory team, led by Eric Wagner and Ryan Frew, was instrumental in achieving a fantastic result for Noggin. The successful outcome of the transaction demonstrated DC Advisory’s expertise, relationships in the integrated risk management sector, and knowledge of cross-border transactions. The team’s commitment, excellent guidance, and trusted advice resulted in finding and completing a transaction with a partner that shares our vision."

James Boddam-Whetham
Co-Founder and CEO, Noggin

“We are honored to have served as Noggin’s exclusive financial advisor in its sale process. Noggin has been widely recognized as a leader in risk management software, and Motorola Solutions’ acquisition of the Company is a testament to the strength of its technology and criticality to customers. The transaction also demonstrates DC Advisory's ability to catalyze interest and successfully execute complex cross-border transactions.”

Eric Wagner
Managing Director, DC Advisory US