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CFI advises Pylades in its sale to Waterland

Amsterdam – Corporate Finance International (‘CFI’) is delighted to announce it acted as the exclusive corporate finance advisor to Pylades in its sale to Waterland Private Equity Investments (‘Waterland’).

Pylades stands out in the market for digital transformation, advising clients on critical business applications in order to stay or become more profitable, compliant, competitive and relevant. It specialises in the implementation, optimisation, recovery and management of ERP and CRM software based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, and Dynamics 365 for Business Central. Through proprietary IP and vertical software suites, Pylades serves distinct vertical markets, including Professional Services, Public & Industry Interest Groups, Trade & Logistics, and Import, Distribution, Maintenance and Repair markets. Its strategic partnership with Microsoft, coupled with an uncompromising client intimacy from its 80+ high-end professionals, have resulted in year-on-year strong organic growth. To accelerate this growth path on an international scale, Pylades attracts Waterland as a hands-on partner with proven international buy & build competences.

Waterland is an international investment firm that assists entrepreneurs in realising their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and dedicated market expertise, Waterland enables its partners to accelerate their growth both organically and through acquisitions. Since its inception, Waterland has made more than 500 acquisitions and invested in more than 85 sectors. Waterland is based in the Netherlands (Bussum), Belgium (Antwerp), Germany (Munich and Hamburg), Poland (Warsaw), Scandinavia (Copenhagen), Switzerland (Zürich) and the United Kingdom (Manchester), and currently manages committed assets of EUR 6 billion.

CFI initiated discussions and negotiations in a process, which ultimately resulted in a successful sale to Waterland that closed on 26 August 2019.



Software & IT Services

has been sold to

Advised by:

Ramon Schuitevoerder

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