KAIROS vs. COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis dominated the first months of the year in many ways. This also includes the progress of digitization in everyday life and in companies.
Arcus IT continues buy & build strategy with acquisition of Phylax ICT
Managed service provider Arcus IT has acquired Phylax ICT Diensten BV, located in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. As a result of this acquisition Arcus IT expands its geographical coverage in the Netherlands and the company grows to > 130 employees.
Pride Capital Partners finances buy and build strategy of Arcus IT
Managed services company Arcus IT Group (“Arcus IT”) has attracted a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to co-finance its acquisition strategy.
Pride Capital Partners portfolio company Onguard is sold to Visma
Cloud-based credit management software company Onguard has been acquired by Visma, a Norway-based provider of business software.
eKomi raises capital from HVB Tech and Pride Capital Partners to buy out minority investors
The global feedback leader eKomi has received a debt financing to pay back its minority investors.
Spotzer wins at the european business awards 2019
We are proud to announce that Spotzer was recognised as one of the best businesses across all of Europe and the UK. The company won the top prize in the Customer and Market Engagement at the European Business Awards 2019.
Blue Field Agency acquires Immense, Link Design, Totta Research and Totta data lab
Marketing company Blue Field Agency announced that Immense, Link Design, Totta Research and Totta data lab will continue operating under the flag of Bluefield.
Management of BTC has realized a management buy-out together with Pride Capital Partners
Ray Kemp (CEO) and Frank Meerts (CFO) have realized a management buy-out (“MBO”) of BTC together with management and Pride Capital Partners.
Pride Capital Partners provides growth financing to Link11
Link11 has received a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to finance further growth. Link11’s proprietary cloud security platform protects businesses of all sizes and across all industries from malicious application and website DDoS attacks.
Pride Capital Partners finances acquisition strategy of Blue Field
Marketing company Blue Field has attracted a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to finance its acquisition strategy. Blue Field is a technology and data driven marketing company that develops and implements own dashboard solutions for customers to gain insights in marketing efforts.
Pride Capital Partners welcomed the European Investment Fund (EIF) as an investor in Pride Mezzanine Capital I FGR
In June 2019 Pride Capital Partners has realized a subsequent closing, following an initial closing in July 2018. Welcoming the EIF in this closing is an important landmark for Pride Capital Partners who are currently still in fundraising for a specialized private debt fund.
Cleversoft acquires risk & regulatory reporting expert SecondFloor
Cleversoft group, the Munich based RegTech provider for Financial Services, acquired SecondFloor, an Amsterdam based specialist of risk and regulatory reporting solutions for Solvency II, IFRS 17, FTK, IORP II and others.
DTG and Spotzer announce their collaboration in the Netherlands
DTG and Spotzer are pleased to announce their partnership. This partnership will provide great digital marketing solutions to small and medium-sized businesses across the Netherlands.
Gabler enters into agreement with European regulatory technology company SecondFloor
We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Norwegian pension consultancy Gabler AS and the Dutch regulatory technology company SecondFloor.
Pride Capital Partners finances international growth of Bright River
Bright River has attracted a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to finance its international growth strategy. Bright River offers scalable and highly automated visual content optimization services for image editing, 3D modeling and product video editing to (r)etailers in Europe and North-America.
Pride Capital Partners provides mezzanine loan to COYO
COYO has attracted a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to finance its national and international growth strategy. COYO’s offers an in-house developed social collaboration and intranet platform that serves as a digital home for many medium to large companies in Europe. The platform is sold in a SaaS and private cloud model resulting in a scalable and recurring business.
Main Mezzanine continues as Pride Capital Partners
With over 20 years of experience in private equity and debt financing solutions, Main Capital Partners is a well-established name within the private equity and private debt market. In 2014 we started with our mezzanine activity, Main Mezzanine Capital, to provide mezzanine loans to scalable and recurring ICT and software companies to finance growth, acquisitions and management buy-outs.
Pride Capital Partners realizes first closing of its first mezzanine fund
Pride Capital Partners has realized the first closing of its first mezzanine fund with a target size of € 100M. Through this fund mezzanine loans are provided to companies in the ICT sector within the Benelux and DACH region.
Pride Capital Partners finances KAIROS’ international growth and share-repurchase
KAIROS has attracted a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners to finance its international growth strategy. KAIROS offers a unique combination of biobanking and clinical trial management software to European and North-American university hospitals and research centers.
Spotzer and Tiger Pistol partner to provide a global best-in-class marketing solution for SMB’s
Spotzer, the leading digital marketing solutions provider based in Amsterdam, has announced its partnership with the best-in-class, social ads automation technology company, Tiger Pistol from Austin, Texas.
Spotzer partners with Bing
Spotzer introduces support for Bing Ads on its proprietary search marketing platform Spotzer Ads. With launches in key markets across Europe, US, and Asia-Pacific, the SMB-focused firm continues the execution of its omnichannel strategy by integrating with the Microsoft powered search engine.
Orange signs partnership with Spotzer
Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunication companies, has announced its partnership with Spotzer to deliver comprehensive digital marketing solutions tailored to small and medium sized businesses.
Main Mezzanine Capital Finances ICT growth of BTC
BTC has entered into a partnership with Main Mezzanine Capital for the strategic support and financing of its growth strategy. BTC is one of the leading Telecom / ICT resellers in the Dutch B2B market. For the future growth with digital workplace solutions, BTC will expand its consultants and sales network.
On behalf of Main Capital Partners we wish you a happy, healthy and successful 2018!
2017 was a successful year for Main Capital Partners with the closing of Private Equity fund Main Capital V with a fund size of EUR 236.5 million, the relocation of the Düsseldorf office and many new deals and exits. In addition, the team was expanded to 26 colleagues and many visitors came to our annual events.
Marlin Equity Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Talkwalker to Drive Global Growth
Acquisition helps accelerate Talkwalker’s international expansion of its leading AI-powered listening and analytics software.
Main Mezzanine Capital provides funding to Spotzer to accelerate international growth
Spotzer has attracted a mezzanine loan from Main Mezzanine Capital to finance its international growth strategy. Spotzer is a market leading company that delivers full service digital marketing solutions through reselling partners to SME businesses all over the world.
Main invests in scalable and flexible cloud solutions
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to Fairbanks to finance a management buy-out and future acquisitions
Main back in back-up business
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to DMP to finance Management buy-out
Main Mezzanine Capital provides Worldmeetings with mezzanine loan for management buy-out
The management of Worldmeetings have successfully realized a management buy-out (“MBO”). The transaction was co-financed with a mezzanine loan from Main Mezzanine Capital.
Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital
Talkwalker, a major player in the social media analytics market, is pleased to announce it has secured €5 million in long-term funding from leading Dutch software investor, Main Mezzanine Capital.
OnGuard and Credit Tools join forces
As of today, software companies OnGuard and Credit Tools will work together in delivering innovative solutions for credit management. This strategic move creates the market leader in SaaS-based credit management software in Europe with over 1,500 customers. Main Capital was actively involved in the creation of this growth strategy.
MBO The Valley leads to exit as well as new mezzanine loan from Main
Philip Kok, Auke Meijer and Brian Oostenbrink, together forming the management team of The Valley, have successfully realized a management buyout (“MBO”). The transaction was partly financed with a mezzanine loan provided by Main Mezzanine Capital.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to MUIS Software
The management led by Mattijs Wilms has realized a management buy-out (“MBO”) of Multi User Informatie Systemen BV (“MUIS Software”). The buy-out is partly financed by Rabobank and Main Mezzanine Capital.
Lunatech management realizes MBO
Ray Kemp and Nicolas Leroux, jointly CEO, have successfully realized a management buy-out (“MBO”) of Lunatech Labs BV (“Lunatech”). The transaction was partly financed with a mezzanine loan provided by Main Mezzanine Capital.
AllSolutions has entered into a strategic partnership with Internet Overal and Synmotive
AllSolutions has entered into a strategic partnership with Internet Overal and Synmotive. The partnership is formed in GeeFirm. The newly founded GeeFirm is a Google implementation partner and shall focus on the implementation of services in the Google-ecosystem for the vertical professional service organizations.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to The Valley
The Valley, a leading technology driven marketing and communication company, has attracted a mezzanine loan from Main Mezzanine Capital to finance its growth ambitions and further roll-out of its data platform Nominow.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to OnGuard
In December 2014 Main Mezzanine Capital issued a mezzanine loan to OnGuard, a leading supplier of credit management software for large international companies. The loan has been provided to finance a management buy-out (“MBO”), as Main Capital III acquired a majority stake in the company.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to AllSolutions
Main Mezzanine Capital issued a mezzanine loan to AllSolutions, a leading supplier of SaaS ERP software, to finance the purchase of own shares. The loan has a risk-bearing character and is subordinated to the credit facility from their principal bank. After the transaction all shares are owned by the management and employees.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to SecondFloor
Main Mezzanine Capital issued a mezzanine loan to SecondFloor, a leading Dutch financial services and software company with an international customer base, to finance working capital needs and to improve the financial position. The loan has a risk-bearing character and is subordinated to the credit facility from their principal bank.
Main Mezzanine Capital issues first mezzanine loan to OnGuard
Main Mezzanine Capital issued a mezzanine loan to OnGuard, a leading supplier of credit management software for large international companies, to finance its international expansion. The loan has a risk-bearing character and is subordinated to the credit facility from their principal bank.