Vin Murria

Vin Murria

Vin Murria

Founder – Advanced Computer Software plc

Vin Murria’s career has included a combination of venture capital, private equity, CEO and operational experience, centred around twenty years of M&A activity in the software sector. Vin is a partner at Elderstreet Investments and Founder of Advanced Computer Software plc, which she set up in 2008. Advanced is a consolidator in the healthcare and business solutions sector which, in November 2014, accepted a cash offer of £765m (circa $1.2Bn), from Vista Equity Partners, a software and technology-focused private equity firm.

Prior to this, Vin was CEO of Computer Software Group plc, a small shell which she joined in September 2002. Five years later in 2007 after a period of strong organic and inorganic growth Vin and her team took the business private, backed by HG Capital for £100m, and subsequently following two further strategic acquisitions and a merger exited the merged entity to the US private equity vehicle Hellman Friedman for £500m (circa $800m). Vin is currently non-executive director at FTSE250 company Chime plc, and AIM listed Greenko plc. Previous roles include COO for Kewill Systems plc, Chairman of Leeds Group plc, advisory Board of Signia Wealth Management and a non-executive director of Concateno plc.