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Berlin

April 30, 2021

Infoniqa continues its strong international expansion in April 2021

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Infoniqa can further increase its footprint in the DACH region by acquiring the Swiss operations of Sage Group. This complements its product offering with an ERP-solution, a finance software tool as well as a payroll and HCM-solution, tailored specifically to Swiss requirements.
Infoniqa is one of the leading and fastest growing HR software providers in the German speaking region. They serve the entire spectrum of human resource needs, offering software solutions for payroll, human capital management and time & attendance. 280 Infoniqa specialists tend to more than 3,500 customers and their 2.5
million employees.

 

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Berlin

March 26, 2021

In March 2021 proLogistik found a strong partner in Elvaston

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proLogistik is a leading provider of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) offering software solutions as well as hardware and services to customers in the DACH region.
The company provides an extensive range of turn-key warehouse management solutions including both comprehensive individual solutions and standardised solutions, which are tailored to industry-specific requirements. Its expertise within logistics and in-house produced hardware enables proLogistik to optimise the processes and efficiency of over 160 clients.

 

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Berlin

February 26, 2021

In February 2021 Elvaston expands its ELV CF IV Portfolio with Sowatec

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Sowatec is a leading supplier of businessprocessmanagement software, focused on fee and commission- management tools for the finance industry. From its headquarter in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, Sowatec specialist also serve customers from the retail- and logistics sector.
They can leverage over 20 years of experience in the field of BPM software helping their clients implement complex, rule-based processes more efficiently. Sowatec's leadership in the field of commission- and fee management is reflected in their customer base of mainly multinational bluechip companies.

 

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Berlin

January 14, 2021

Congratulations to Magnolia for being included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

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Leading content management system provider, Magnolia has been positioned for the first time by Gartner in the January 2021 Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) and has best placed for "Completeness of Vision" in the niche player segment. This confirmed Tim Brown, the CEO in his strategy to gain a technological edge over cumbersome DXP software suites by providing agile best-of-breed products.
Magnolia is an international provider of Web Content Management Systems (WCM), built for multi-channel, multi-language, and multi-site digital experience solutions. Founded in 1997, the company is headquartered in Basel, with offices Europe, Asia, and the US, employing 102 FTEs.

 

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Berlin

December 17, 2020

ROQQIO and Clarity & Success have joined forces

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ROQQIO Commerce Solutions GmbH, provider of fully integrated omnichannel software solution for the retail sector, and Clarity & Success Holding GmbH, a POS system for jewelers and the green industry, have decided to join forces to complement each other for future growth. ROQQIO’s e-Commerce engine will complete the product portfolio of Clarity by connecting Clarity’s “offline” customer base to the “online” world and Clarity’s scalable software solution opens the market for small customers in the Fashion
Industry. A clear win-win for everyone.

 

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Berlin

December 15, 2020

In November 2020 Elvaston expands its ELV CF IV Portfolio with Glaux

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Glaux Soft AG, a leading Swiss software specialist for public institutions and state-owned or partially state-owned companies, has won Elvaston as a strategic financial investor.
The low code platform „evidence“, a modular software suite for special applications, process- and document-management, helps Glaux Softs clients to digitalise and therefore improve their organisations. Founded in 1996 in Bern (Switzerland), the company serves more than 60 clients and is one of the Swiss market leaders in the eGovernment segment.

 

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Berlin

September 30, 2020

FSN Capital will support MHP Solution Group in its continued success

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MHP Solution Group, one of the leading suppliers of supply-chain-management and logistics software in the DACH region, will continue its rapid growth aided by its new partner, the Scandinavian PE Fund FSN Capital. As minority shareholder Elvaston will continue its close cooperation with the management, which has been successfully ongoing since 2016.

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Berlin

September 23, 2020

Clarity & Success Group continues on its growth course

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In 2020 the Halle based Clarity & Success Group continues its growth story in the green industry
through the acquisition of LOGEC OHG, GFG AVANTGARDE GmbH and Shaufel GmbH thus
further, underpinning its leading position as software provider for this industry throughout the DACH region. In its other core segment, software for jewellers, Clarity can also strengthen its
position by carving out JUPA GmbH from the Eiskink group.

 

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Berlin

September 21, 2020

Further internationalisation of SHD through acquisition of Italian software provider Tesy

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In March 2020 SHD AG has acquired a majority stake in the Italian process planning software provider Tesy Software S.r.l. With this acquisition, SHD, based in Andernach, Germany, strengthens its position as one of the leading European providers of IT solutions and services for the furniture and kitchen industries and further expands its geographic presence in the European market.

 

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Berlin

September 17, 2020

In September 2020 Infoniqa wins an additional partner in Warburg-Pincus

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Linz based Infoniqa Holding GmbH, the leading supplier of HR software in Austria and one of the fastest growing suppliers in this sector in the DACH region, can win US based investor Warburg-Pincus to continue on its growth trajectory. Elvaston will continue to support Infoniqa in its new role as minority shareholder.

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Berlin

September 14, 2020

In April 2020 Elvaston IV expands its portfolio through the acquisition of Xdot

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Xdot GmbH is a carve-out from Convotis group and is a full-service provider for cloud and managed services as well as projects in IT and HR services focused on the DACH region. Founded in 2000, the company employs a workforce of 49 at its headquarters in Münster as well as in Hanau and Stuttgart and looks after more than 100 customers, from small and medium-sized companies to large companies and government agencies.

 

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Berlin

September 1, 2020

GUS Group leaves Elvaston II portfolio in August 2020

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The Cologne based GUS Group, the market leader for enterprise resource planning software solutions, which provides IT solutions along the supply chain in the pharmaceutical, chemicals,
cosmetics and food sectors leaves the Elvaston II portfolio after five successful years together. The new majority shareholder is the Munich based family investor Bregal Unternehmenskapital. We wish them all the best for the future.

 

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Berlin

May 11, 2020

In January 2019 Elvaston expands its ELV CF III Portfolio with LogControl

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LogControl GmbH, a leading German software specialist for warehouse management and inventory optimization solutions, has won Elvaston as a strategic financial investor. The partnership is focused on supporting and promoting the future growth of the company.
Founded in 1990 the company focus is on the development, distribution and implementation of
automated software solutions for warehouse and empties management as well as inventory optimization. 39 LogControl specialists maintain 350 installations for 120 clients. At their Pforzheim headquarters LogControl offers training and workshops for their customers as well as allowing them to experience the software in a fully functioning demo-warehouse environment.

 

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Berlin

October 30, 2019

Remira links up with Stat Control, LOG:IT and TIA in July 2019

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Elvaston helps Remira, the leading innovator in the field of inventory optimisation, to expand its core competencies through mergers. Remira has linked forces with Hamburg based Stat Control and Regensburg based LOG:IT and TIA. Stat Control specialises in the development, sale and implementation of controlling and inventory management software. The company was spun out off PriceWaterhouse (now PwC) in 1991 and maintains installations for 300 customers in the German speaking region. For 26 years LOG:IT has specialised in the development, sale and implementation of software for inventory optimisation, supply chain and warehouse management. Its products help 120 customers to simplify and optimise their procedures. TIA offers a forecast based sales planning tool for the fashion and consumer goods industry. For decades the TIA solution has guaranteed optimal stock levels for the textile, sports and footwear industry. Over 30 year of experience in project procedures and development work makes the software highly practice-orientated and fast to implement.

 

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Berlin

October 21, 2019

GUS Group continues its strong growth in April and July 2019

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GUS Group, the market leader for enterprise resource planning software solutions, continues to grow and further expand its expertise through the acquisition of two competitors.
For more than 30 years Brückner Systemhaus für Datentechnik GmbH has made a name for itself with its WinAB warehouse management system. Over 500 retail customers from diverse segments such as the food, flower-wholesale or fashion industry trust the ERP solution from Pinneberg. The Kempten based dataConnect specialises in software to control and manage distribution chains for the grocery retail sector. Its 24 employees serve over 150 food producers as well as distribution and trading specialists. With its core product AIS, dataConnect offers a state of the art solution for handling the sales management

process.

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Berlin

October 10, 2019

In September 2019 Elvaston expands its ELV CF IV Portfolio with InterEurope

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The Düsseldorf based InterEurope AG, an independent, privately owned service provider, which settles claims on behalf of insurance companies, has won Elvaston as a strategic financial investor. The partnership is focused on supporting and promoting the future growth of the company. Since 2005 InterEurope has established itself as a leading European service provider in settling motor insurance claims, focusing on claims relating to the Green Card System and the Fourth Motor Directive. Due to their extensive legal experience in all matters road traffic, InterEurope is able to provide outstanding trans-European advice to its insurer clients. Its performance commitments – legal competence and quality in all processes – are achieved by employing a centrally controlled international team of experienced claims handling specialists across 11 European countries and extensive use of a centralised uniform IT system.

 

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Berlin

October 8, 2019

In August 2019 Clarity & Success found a strong partner in Elvaston

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Clarity & Success GmbH, a leading German software specialist for the Jeweller Business and the Green Industry, has won Elvaston as a strategic financial investor. The partnership is focused on supporting and promoting the future growth of the company. Founded in 1995 the company focus is on the development, distribution and implementation of Point of Sale systems and Warehouse Management software. 58 Clarity & Success specialists maintain installations for about 2.800 stores. At their Halle headquarters Clarity & Success offers training and workshops for their customers.

 

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Berlin

May 16, 2019

GUS Group acquires SOPRA in December 2018

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GUS Group, the market leader for enterprise resource planning software solutions, continues to show strong growth and further expands its expertise in the food and beverage industry through the acquisition of SOPRA EDV-Informationssysteme GmbH. With its fully integrated, sector specific solutions the Ismaning
based company focuses on software for the dairy industry.

Its integrated IT solutions cover the entire value creation process – from a producer clearing system for raw materials to a full ERP system, including cloud solutions. With three decades of relevant experience 40 SOPRA specialists enables more than 200 customers to optimise their production process.

 

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Berlin

November 26, 2018

Document management system providers Habel and Akzentum agree to a merger

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Habel has joined forces with its former competitor Akzentum GmbH to set new standards in the document management industry. Akzentum specializes in document management solutions for the retail sector. 28 employees service 700 customer installations. More than 10.000 users employ the PROXESS DMS software solution on a daily basis.

 

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Berlin

November 15, 2018

Two Elvaston portfolio companies selected for prestigious ERP award

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Two Elvaston companies have been awarded the price in their respective fields at the ‘ERP System of the year 2018’ competition held by the Center for Enterprise Research of Potsdam University.
GUS Group won the race in the category ‘Pharma’ for its GUS-OS Suite. The winner in the category ‘Retail’ was SHD AG for SHD ECORO.

 

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Berlin

November 5, 2018

GUS Group acquires former development partner

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The market leader for enterprise resource planning software solutions, GUS Group, acquires 100% of K + H Software GmbH & Co. KG, their long-standing development partner. K + H has developed fimox®, a web-based tool for financial, asset and cost accounting that forms part of GUS-OS Finance. More than 2.000 users across all sectors employ fimox®, on a daily basis to process up to 50 million accounting records per client and year.

 

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Berlin

November 1, 2018

On the 15th of October Elvaston expands its ELV CF III Portfolio with Remira

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Remira GmbH, a leading European software specialist for inventory optimization, has won Elvaston as a strategic financial investor.
Founded in 1994 the company focus is the development, distribution and implementation of automated software solutions for inventory optimization, demand management and sales planning. 40 Remira specialists maintain 600 installations for 150 customers and enable the optimization of over 50 million items per day in their customers’ warehouses. GUS Group acquires former development partner The market leader for enterprise resource planning software solutions, GUS Group, acquires 100% of K + H Software GmbH & Co. KG, their long-standing development partner. K + H has developed fimox®, a web-based tool for financial, asset and cost accounting that forms part of GUS-OS Finance. More than 2.000 users across all sectors employ fimox®, on a daily basis to process up to 50 million accounting records per client and year.

 

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Berlin

September 27, 2018

Three Elvaston portfolio companies join together to form the ROQQIO Commerce Solutions GmbH

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eFulfilment Transaction Services GmbH, Futura Retail Solutions AG and Höltl Retail Solutions
GmbH joined together to form Roqqio Commerce Solutions GmbH. The new company will focus on supplying a fully integrated omnichannel solution for all retail customers to enable a seamless linking of all their channels. Futura and Höltl are the leading suppliers of digital sales, POS- and inventory
management tools for stationary trade. When combined with eFulfilment's extensive know-how in the centralised management of e-business processes, Roqqio will be able to offer a continuous omnichannel solution for both e-commerce and stationary customers.

 

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Berlin

September 4, 2018

On the 28th of July Elvaston expands its ELV CF III Portfolio with Infoniqa

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Infoniqa Payroll Holding GmbH, Austria’s market leader for Human Resource Software and one of the fastest growing providers in the German speaking region, won Elvaston as a strategic
financial investor and majority shareholder. The partnership is focused on supporting and
promoting the high growth of the company. Founded in 1988 the company focus is on the development, distribution and implementation of human resource software and outsourcing solutions in the German speaking region. Infoniqa serves the entire spectrum of human resource needs offering software solutions for payroll, human capital management and time & attendance. 150 Infoniqa specialists, operating from eight locations throughout Austria, Germany and Switzerland look after more than 2.800 customers and their 2,75 million employees.

 

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Berlin

January 23, 2018

Elvaston expands ELV CF III Portfolio with Magnolia and Stonebranch

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Elvaston Capital Fund III has acquired two more companies: Magnolia is a global leader in Content Management Systems (CMS). Magnolia has a very broad customer base with 300+ customers from more than 100 countries diversified across 24 sectors. The company, is represented internationally with subsidiaries across 7 countries. 

Stonebranch provides modern workload automation software. The company serves over 300+ enterprise-level clients, including many of the world's largest financial, healthcare and technology institutions. 

Berlin

January 8, 2018

eFulfilment gewinnt mit Elvaston strategischen Finanzpartner

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Die eFulfilment Transactions Services GmbH, der führenden Anbieter für den Multi-Channel E-Commerce Handel, hat mit Elvaston einen strategischen Partner und Mehrheitsgesellschafter für die zukünftige Entwicklung des Unternehmens gewinnen können. Ziel der Partnerschaft ist es, das starke Wachstum der eFulfilment zu unterstützen und weiter auszubauen. Das Management, bestehend aus dem Gründer-CEO Thomas Franke und dem CFO Thomas Besthorn bleibt weiterhin am Unternehmen beteiligt. Darüber hinaus konnte Mario Raatz als neuer CSO und Mitgesellschafter gewonnen werden.

Berlin

August 16, 2017

MHP acquires BNS and tSoft

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The MHP-Group continues its growth by acquiring BNS Software GmbH and tSoft GmbH. The merger with MHP Software GmbH allows the group to offer a cutting edge software for the logistics solutions market targeting freight forwarding businesses, while the acquisition of tSoft expands the group's activities in the customs clearance sector particularly addressing proALPHA and eBootis customers.

Berlin

August 14, 2017

GUS Group acquires Blomesystem

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GUS Group expands its expertise in the area of laboratory software by acquiring the Jena-based Blomesystem GmbH. For over 30 years Blomesystem is a leading provider of laboratory software management and information systems. With over 20,000 licenses used by customers across different industries, such as BASF, Bayer, national and local supervisory authorities, as well as small and mid-sized companies, Blomesystem secures its place as a leading LIMS provider in Germany.

Berlin

August 1, 2017

The IT specialist SHD wins new strategic partner

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The market leader for ERP software solutions in furniture retail SHD has won funds advised by Bregal Unternehmerkapital as a new investor. Elvaston Capital and all the members of the company’s management team will continue to hold stakes in the business. The new partnership enables SHD to pursue its established growth strategy and take advantage of the current conditions in the European software market for furniture and kitchen retailers.

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