Acquisition strengthens Phoenix47’s capability in the IT security services space. Bournemouth, UK.; 22nd October 2019 – TECHNEDs, an established Technology growth investment partnership are pleased to announce the acquisition of Guardian Technologies, a privately held company that specialises in a range of security services, by Phoenix47. The acquisition will complement Phoenix47’s ever growing security consulting practice. Providing security consultancy to some of the world’s largest technology companies, Guardian Technologies delivers a full range of security services designed to strengthen business applications and protect IT infrastructure. Founded in 2010, Guardian Technologies brings a deep level of expertise in the techniques, tools and methods of securing IT across an organisation’s complete architecture. In addition, the acquisition of Guardian Technologies builds on Phoenix47’s commitment to investing in and innovating next-generation cybersecurity services to help protect clients’ end to end business. Simon Mewett, Managing Partner, TECHNEDs LLP, commented on the transaction, “The acquisition of will enable Phoenix47 to provide greater security professional services to their client base by utilising the deep knowledge and expertise of Guardian Technologies. Guardian Technologies have been a strong partner to Phoenix47 in executing security services projects and we were impressed by their diligence, focus and quality which Rupert and his team provided for Phoenix47. All of which made this transaction a natural evolution for the businesses.”   Ed Crane, Director, Phoenxi47, commented, “The acquisition of Guardian Technology’s further enhances our rapidly growing organisation and complements our highly skilled existing security practice.  Guardian’s specialists bring extensive technical security skills, making them a strong strategic fit. We are very excited to welcome Guardian Technologies into Phoenix47.” Rupert Beeby, Guardian Technologies Managing Director, commented,   “Today’s announcement is an exciting new chapter for Guardian Technologies and our team. Phoenix47’s people-focused culture and innovative mindset are core values that both companies share, and our unique capabilities complement each other perfectly. We are thrilled to be joining Phoenix47 and look forward to being part of their continued growth.”