Main Capital has acquired a majority stake in the fast-growing Data Analytics and Managed Services provider Inergy, based in Woerden (NL). The company delivers leading Managed BI and Analytics solutions and services which support organizations in data warehousing, data integration and data analytics.
With more than 70 employees spread across offices in Woerden and Heerlen, Inergy has become one of the most specialized managed BI and Analytics companies in the Netherlands. The customer base includes major corporates such as PostNL, Obvion, Detailresult, Yarden, Sodexo and Intergamma.
Inergy commits to long term relations with these clients and continuously helps them to optimally use and utilize the data and information. To deliver her managed services, Inergy uses a proprietary cloud platform.
“We have successfully developed a pallet of solutions and services focused on organizing data for operational insights and advanced predictive analyses. The combination of data specialists, business consultants and econometrists under one roof makes Inergy unique in the market.”, said JanKees Lampe (CMO Inergy). “It allows us to work from the available data and look for business value and better performances with our customers. But also, and this is the preferred approach, that we collect relevant data from a business theme or market challenge and translate this with algorithms and models to more success. Inergy uses these approaches to serve customers in the Finance, Retail, Logistics and Industry sectors.”
Main Capital will actively support Inergy in expanding her current growth, internationalization and strengthening of the organization. The focus of the combination will be to expand the product and services portfolio by delivering innovative scalable solutions and doing targeted acquisitions.
Cooperation Inergy – Main Capital
Mathijs van Houweninge (CFO Inergy):
“With a focus on IT services and software and proven track record in supporting and developing companies, we see Main Capital as the ideal strategic partner for accelerated execution of our growth strategy.”
Pieter van Bodegraven (Partner Main Capital):
Inergy is one of the leaders in the field of Managed Business Intelligence Services. The company responds excellently to the ever-increasing role of big data and information in the day-to-day operations. In particular in the direction of Predictive Analytics, we can see many growth opportunities in the coming years. The company can expand further both by autonomous growth and through smart add-on acquisitions.
Inergy helps organizations in the fields of business intelligence, advanced (predictive) analytics and data discovery. Inergy monitors the processes for data collection, data quality and reporting 24/7. This insures companies to have access to actual data and analytics at any time. Inergy’s customers are large and medium-sized organizations in Retail, Financial Services, Production and Logistics. Companies can outsource their information services to Inergy since 2008. Inergy’s headquarters is located in Woerden.
About Main Capital
Main Capital is a private equity and Mezzanine Capital investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and DACH area. Within this sector, we are the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. Main Capital has approximately € 150 million under management for investments in mature but growing software companies in the Benelux and DACH area. An experienced team of professionals manages the Private Equity Funds.
In the current portfolio of Main Capital are rapidly growing (SaaS) software companies like MUIS Software, Artegic (Germany), OBI4wan, Axxerion, b+m Informatik (Germany), Ymor, Roxit, OnGuard, Sharewire, SecondFloor, ABIT/EuroSystems (Germany), Sofon, Connexys, Regas, ChainPoint, RVC and TPSC. Main Capital realised many successful exits like IASO to GFI/Solarwinds, Zetacom to Gilde Healthcare, Actuera to Waterland Private Equity and VisionWaves to IFS AB. The Mezzanine Capital group granted loans to e.g. The Valley, Travel Bird, Talkwalker and Worldmeetings.