Chrystal Capital

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Scott Boyes, CEO of BCC stated:

“We are delighted to have raised a further US$37 million of growth capital following so quickly following on from the US$27 million raised by Chrystal Capital in January this year. We look forward to working closely with Chrystal Capital as we continue to execute our buy and build strategy and deliver shareholder value for our supportive investors.”

May 2017

Paul Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder of MPP Global commented:

“Along with Chris Cheney, my Co-Founder, and the rest of the team, we are extremely proud of what we have achieved at MPP Global to date. Having decided to bring in investor partners to help us take the next step, we are very pleased to have worked with Chrystal for their total professionalism and expert advice in fundraising, especially in the Software as a Service space. We are now incredibly excited to be embarking on the next chapter of MPP Global’s evolution, expanding into new markets and launching a stream of new eSuite features.”

April 2017

Scott Boyes, CEO of BCC stated:

“We are extremely pleased that Chrystal far surpassed the US$20 million that we needed to raise to acquire the business, and in such a short time frame. The additional capital will allow us to further increase cultivation in Arizona. This transaction makes us one of the most profitable marijuana company listed in Canada, creating a platform for growth in a number of attractive US markets.”

January 2017

Asher Ismail, CEO of miDrive commented:

“We are delighted with the quality of investors Chrystal Capital introduced to us, including the repute of Initial Capital whom cornered the round. We are excited that investors have bought into our vision as we enter an untapped market and are excited for what the future holds.”

January 2017

Alex Macdonald, Co-CEO of Velocity commented:

“We are delighted to have closed a further £17 million of financing so soon after closing £10m last summer and are pleased that investors have bought into our vision, as we build Velocity into a global market leader in digital hospitality market and look to create significant shareholder value in the process. This is the 3rd round of financing, totaling £27 million, that Chrystal has raised and we look forward to continuing this successful partnership with them.”

August 2016

easyProperty, Robert Ellice, CEO:

“Chrystal Capital have consistently delivered oversubscribed rounds of funding which has allowed us to ensure easyProperty continues to grow month on month and increase our market share. The oversubscription in each round is a strong reflection of the strength of the disruptive nature of the easyProperty business model. This new investment of £25m gives us a significant opportunity to expand our UK sales and lettings offering organically, as well as make strategic bolt on acquisitions in complementary verticals.”

December 2015

Bubbleology, Assad Khan, CEO:

“It is always difficult to run a business and raise capital at the same time but the quality of Chrystal’s investors allowed us to complete the financing quickly and afford us the luxury of being able to take additional capital over the target to accelerate our growth. We look forward to working with Chrystal in the near future and are excited about the prospect of working on future fundraises.”

June 2015

Dab Gaming, Geoff Read, CEO:

“I would like to welcome our new investors at a truly exciting time for Dab, just as we are about to launch our first B2B partners. I have been very impressed with the Chrystal team throughout the fundraising process. They are consummate professionals and really are specialists in alternative sources of funding, as evident by all the potential investors we were introduced to.”

June 2015

Velocity, Zia Yusuf, Co-CEO:

“Chrystal ran a highly professional process; their advice and counsel across all aspects of the raise were very valuable to us. They assisted in getting the round oversubscribed and we are delighted by the calibre of the new shareholders. This funding will enable us to meet burgeoning global demand for Velocity from restaurant partners and customers. We now have a great opportunity to build a world class international hospitality technology business and a brand customers’ trust”.

June 2015

Rainbox Rare Earth, Martin Eales, Managing Director:

“We are delighted to have completed this financing through Chrystal Capital.  They provided us with extremely thoughtful introductions to a range of experienced potential investors and acted as a very helpful interface with the investor when we were structuring the deal.”

April 2015

Spark Energy, Chris Gauld, CEO:

“We are extremely pleased to have worked with Chrystal as their broad access to alternative sources of funding far exceeded our expectations in helping us gain an excellent long-term family office investor. Our goals were to receive funding and find solutions within the business and market, which Chrystal did with great efficiency and professionalism. We look forward to working with them in the future as we continue to grow our business.”

April 2015

Rift Petroleum, Family Office:

“We are extremely pleased with the success of the fundraising and the ability of the Chrystal Capital team to complete the deal in a very short timeframe. The investors brought in by Chrystal Capital are highly experienced in the oil & gas sector and we all look forward now to being part of a larger company which is quickly building a strong pan African asset base.”

April 2014

Action Hotels, Alain Debare, CEO:

“We are delighted to have worked with Chrystal Capital and it is testament to the breadth of the Company’s access to alternative sources of funding that we have gained excellent long-term investors. Chrystal Capital far exceeded expectations and we look forward to working with the team in the future.”

December 2013

Hallwood Family Office, Tony Gumbinar, CEO:

“We appointed Chrystal to help advise our family office on its investment into the debt and equity structure offered by BlueCrest. On complicated transactions such as this it is important to have an experienced firm such as Chrystal providing sound advice”.

July 2013

Nektan, Gary Shaw, CEO:

“The acquisition of Mfuse is an important strategic step for NEKTAN and we are excited about the opportunities for the combined business.  It is testament to the breadth of Chrystal’s investor network and experience in the gaming sector that we have both gained excellent long term investors and developed new commercial relationships whilst completing the transaction in difficult financial market conditions.”

June 2013

Silurian Hallwood, Wes Skrobowski, CEO:

“Silurian Hallwood has a very differentiated story from other shale plays in Poland due to the high probability of oil in our acreage, which is of a similar size to the entire Bakken shale play in the US. This is a very exciting prospect and the funds raised by Chrystal Capital will allow us to reach several important milestones and add significant value to the proposition on the route to IPO.”

November 2011

Escher Group, Liam Church, CEO:

“We’re looking forward to life as a public company and to being able to take advantage of the many growth opportunities open to us.”

August 2011

Sportingbet Plc, Andrew McIver, CEO:

“We are delighted that the demand for a convertible bond in Sportingbet has been so strong. The Bond has brought a whole new group of institutional investors to the Sportingbet story, who clearly see the potential of the business we are creating. The acquisition of Centrebet is a major step forward as it accelerates the group’s strategy of increasing its exposure to regulated markets and of geographic diversification. We will become the leading corporate bookmaker in the fast growing Australian market and look forward to other key markets regulating in the near future.”

May 2011

Lonrho, David Lenigas, Executive Chairman:

“We are delighted that the demand for a convertible bond in Lonrho has been so strong. It is gratifying that so many of our existing institutional shareholders have taken part in the offer. Likewise, I believe it is positive for the Company that some very large new institutional investors that were not previously on the Lonrho register have subscribed, demonstrating the growing interest in investing in the emerging African market. This convertible bond offering will allow the Company to take advantage of new opportunities to significantly enhance shareholder value.”

October 2010