The last 3 sales of Spanish IT companies

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BY : adminMarch Fri, 2021

In that article, we identified and analysed the last 3 sale of companies Spanish IT

DELSOL and Billin software acquired by TeamSystem 

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On 17 February, TeamSystem, the Italian group controlled by US private equity Hellman & Friedmanannounced the acquisition of two Spanish IT companies. First, it announced the purchase of 100% of the capital of the Spanish company based in Jaén, Software DELSOL. However, TeamSystem's international expansion did not stop there. On the same day, it announced the purchase of 59.6% of the Madrid-based company Billin with the possibility of acquiring 100% of its capital. To date, neither of these two acquisitions has been announced.

TeamSystem is a group with more than 30 years of experience providing management software and training services to companies, commercial agents and lawyers, among others. Such is its leadership at European level that it has 1.3 million customers and revenues in the financial year 2019 of 418 million euros. 

Federico Leproux, CEO of TeamSystems, says that these acquisitions are the first step towards the international projection that TeamSystems is working on every day, with the aim of offering high-tech products to support the digital transformation of SMEs and professionals abroad.  

Software DELSOL is a company dedicated to the development of invoicing, accounting and labour software for SMEs with almost 200 employees and more than 30,000 customers. Billin, on the other hand, provides services to companies through the development of an online application that integrates and controls the entire invoicing cycle. Among Billin's shareholders were the venture capital firms KFund and Kibo Ventures.  

ID Grup acquired by Claranet 

The last 3 sales of Spanish IT companies

On 11 March, the purchase of one of the Spanish IT companies par excellence, ID Grup, a Catalan company providing cloud management and IT infrastructure services, by Claranet, a British technology provider, was made public for an amount that has not yet been made public by either party. 

Claranet, headquartered in London and with 2,500 employees in 10 countries, has been providing expert technology services in cloud, cybersecurity and connectivity for more than 20 years, with a special focus on carrying out profitable projects with productive and connected teams. It has an average annual revenue of 460 million euros and a client portfolio of 6,500 customers, among which Skoda, Orange and Volotea stand out as the best known. This has made the group the leading IT managed services provider in Europe.  

The last 3 sales of Spanish IT companies

In May 2017 Private Equity Tikehau Capital made an investment of £80 million. Through the capital injection Claranet has made a total of 6 acquisitions since then, including ID Grup, expanding its international market presence to North America and strengthening its presence in Europe. 

Therefore, ID Grup perfectly complements Claranet as it provides Cloud & Data Center, Digital Workplace, IT Managed Services and Data & A.I. services.  

As the CEO of the Spanish company, Sergi Aguilar, says:  

"This integration will mean an increase in scale and allow us to increase the pace of innovation, efficiency and quality that our customers are accustomed to". 

Arktec acquired by GRAITEC 

The last 3 sales of Spanish IT companies

As the latest acquisition of Spanish IT companies, we have the acquisition of Arktec by the French company GRAITEC at the end of this month. The amount for which the purchase was agreed on 3 March has not yet been announced, although what can be said is that both Antonio Fernández, Managing Director and Founding Partner of ARKTEC, and Manuel Liedot, CEO of GRAITEC, are very satisfied with the process and its closing.  

With 48 offices in 13 countries, 550 employees and 200 BIM (Building Information Modeling) consultants, GRAITEC offers digital transformation services to more than 100,000 construction and manufacturing professionals, providing BIM and BIM software and services. Industry 4.0and consultancy.   

Arktec, for its part, provides structural calculation and project management software services for AEC, with thousands of clients in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, which caught Lideot's attention. Thanks to the presence of the Spanish company in Latin America, GRAITEC will have the opportunity to increase its activity in that geography where they already offer Manufacturing solutions, one of the four pillars of their offer (simulation, creation, manufacturing and management). 


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