Altium berät Bregal Capital bei Erwerb von proALPHA Software
Altium advised Bregal Capital, the European direct investment vehicle of the Brenninkmeijer family, on the acquisition of a majority stake in proALPHA Software, one of the largest independent enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendors in Germany, and its subsidiaries.
Founded in 1992, proALPHA develops and distributes the cutting-edge ERP software suite proALPHA®, targeting mid-sized companies mainly in the manufacturing, retail and services industries. In addition, proALPHA offers consulting and software implementation services. The company has more than 1,700 customers.
proALPHA has grown strongly in recent years. On 7 August 2013, Bregal Capital acquired the shares of the co-founders Leo and Werner Ernst and of Beaufort Capital. The third co-founder, Martin Wolf, will continue to hold a substantial stake in proALPHA. The additional members of the management team will become shareholders of proALPHA with the completion of the transaction. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed.
Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser, providing M&A and debt advice to Bregal Capital.
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