Portfolio

Here you find an overview of both our current and former portfolio companies.

Blue Field

Marketing as a service

July 2019

Acquisition finance

Blue Field

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. With its own developed Marketing as a Service (“MAAS”) platform, business insights, technology and marketing data are combined. The MAAS platform acts as an ecosystem in which the customer can gain insight and can manage its marketing efforts. In addition, Blue Field provides access to resources and media buying.

The acquisition strategy is aimed at broadening the product portfolio with amongst others data driven marketing solutions and adding unique technologies and expertise to the group. At the moment Blue Field looks at several companies that have strong added value to the group, providing the opportunity to even better serve the customers of Blue Field.

The company is located in Amsterdam and has an office in Munich.

www.bluefieldagency.com

Bright River

Visual content optimization

February 2019

Growth financing

Bright River

Bright River helps online (r)etailers in optimizing their visual product content mix enabling them to create rich and engaging shopping experiences that result in higher conversions and lower return rates. E-commerce success increasingly depends upon visual content optimization (VCO). Bright River applies machine learning and advanced technologies to increase efficiency in image editing, video editing and 3D modeling.

Bright River was founded in 2006 with European headquarters in Haarlem and American headquarters in New York. Approximately 750 employees, divided over 5 offices on 3 continents, allow Bright River to serve customers worldwide whilst having a strong footprint in the US.

www.bright-river.com

COYO

Social Collaboration Software

January 2019

Growth financing

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. COYO is headquartered in Hamburg (GER). The company employs ca. 100 people.

The mezzanine loan will be used to finance COYO’s expansion strategy. The primary focus is on supporting continuous development of the platform and strengthening the sales channel for large and extra-large clients.

www.coyoapp.com

Kairos

Healthcare IT

June 2018

Growth financing

Kairos

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.

KAIROS is headquartered in Bochum (GER) with offices in Berlin (GER) and Los Angeles (US). The company employs 37 people mostly in Germany. With KAIROS’ product CentraXX (“CXX”) hospitals and research centers are able to create a true connection between those collecting biospecimen and those searching for them. Through KAIROS’ dynamic and holistic approach, CXX users can structure biospecimen and donor data in an automated, standardized and comparable way.

www.kairos.de

BTC

ICT Services

March 2018

Management buy-out

BTC

BTC has entered into a partnership with Pride Capital Partners for the strategic support and financing of its growth strategy. BTC is one of the leading Telecom / ICT resellers in the Dutch B2B market.

BTC was founded in 2000 by Ronald Horn and Dick Houtsma. The headquarters of BTC is located in Amstelveen. BTC works with twenty-five consultants throughout the country. In the Netherlands BTC has a growing customer base of over 2,500 SMEs, corporate organizations and governments.

www.btc.nl

Spotzer

Digital Marketing

September 2017

Growth financing

Spotzer

Pride Capital Partners provides funding to Spotzer to accelerate international growth

Spotzer is a market leading company that delivers full service digital marketing solutions through reselling partners to SME businesses all over the world. Spotzer is headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in Denver (US), Sofia (BUL), Manilla and Melbourne (AUS). The company employs approx. 250 people and has an extensive pool of freelancers. Spotzer delivers Google AdWords and BING campaigns, website creation, copywriting, e-commerce solutions, SEO Solutions and support through its multilingual content platform.

www.spotzer.com

Fairbanks

Cloud Solutions

July 2017

Management buy-out

Fairbanks

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to Fairbanks.

Management of Fairbanks International Group BV (“Fairbanks”), Ruud Harmsen and Ben van der Vegt, successfully realized a management buy-out (“MBO”). Fairbanks is a specialist in providing (private) cloud solutions with a strong focus on the OpenStack cloud platform.

www.fairbanks.nl

DataManagement Professionals

Data Management

July 2017

Management buy-out

DataManagement Professionals

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to DataManagement Professionals.

The management board of DataManagement Professionals BV (“DMP”), Henny van der Riet, Eric Evers and Maurice Pastoor, successfully realized a management buy-out. DMP delivers back-up, storage and hybrid cloud solutions

Pride has structured the deal and provided the mezzanine loan, while ING Bank provided the senior debt.

www.dm-p.com

Worldmeetings

Booking Technology

March 2017

Management buy-out and growth financing

Worldmeetings

The management of Worldmeetings, consisting of Bob Pieterson, Inge van Rooij, Hans de Lange and Jeanette Winters, have successfully realized a management buy-out (‘’MBO’’).

The transaction was co-financed with a mezzanine loan from Pride Capital Partners.

Worldmeetings exploits a self-developed online platform that allows clients to easily book meeting rooms, conference rooms, training rooms and hotel rooms.

www.worldmeetings.com

OnGuard

Credit Management Software

November 2016

Acquisition finance

OnGuard

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to OnGuard

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to OnGuard, a leading supplier of credit management software for large international companies, to finance the acquisition of Credit Tools.

www.onguard.com

The Valley

Marketing & Communication

June 2016

Management buy-out

The Valley

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to The Valley.

The management of The Valley, formed by Philip Kok, Auke Meijer and Brian Oostenbrink, has successfully realised a management buy-out (“MBO”). The Valley is a leading technology driven marketing and communication company which has developed its own data platform Nominow for the purpose of personalized marketing campaigns.

www.thevalley.nl

SecondFloor (exit)

Compliance Software

August 2014

Working capital support

SecondFloor (exit)

Pride Capital Partners issues mezzanine loan to SecondFloor.

Pride Capital Partners 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.

Status: repaid May 2019

www.secondfloor.com

AllSolutions (exit)

ERP Software

December 2014

Repurchasing shares

AllSolutions (exit)

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.

Status: repaid November 2018

www.allsolutions.nl

Talkwalker (exit)

Social Media Analytics

December 2016

Growth financing

Talkwalker (exit)

Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to Talkwalker

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. The funding will allow Talkwalker to accelerate development of its existing analytics platform whilst significantly expanding its sales teams in Europe and the US.

Status: repaid December 2017

www.talkwalker.com

ABIT (exit)

Credit Management Software

July 2016

Management buy-out

ABIT (exit)

Main Mezzanine Capital issues loan to ABIT

ABIT a leading IT solutions provider in Germany in process oriented credit- & debt collection software has used a mezzanine loan from Main Mezzanine Capital to partly finance the acquisition of EuroSystems. Through the merger of ABIT and EuroSytems a combination of 2 strong companies with leading market positions in the Benelux and DACH is formed.

Status: repaid July 2017

www.abit.de

MUIS Software (exit)

Administrative software

January 2016

Management buy-out

MUIS Software (exit)

Management MUIS Software realizes MBO

MUIS Software is a provider of administrative software, from online bookkeeping to ERP solutions. The management led by Mattijs Wilms has realized a management buy-out of Multi User Informatie Systemen BV. The buy-out is partly financed by Rabobank and Main Mezzanine Capital.

Status: repaid March 2017

www.muis.nl

Lunatech (exit)

ICT Services

December 2015

Management buy-out

Lunatech (exit)

Lunatech management realizes MBO

Lunatech was founded in 1993 and located in Rotterdam. They stand out in linking and structuring applications between back-end and front-end. Lunatech provides support for complex IT system integration and migration projects and they support IT departments of organisations. The company offers high quality solutions including consultancy and supplying project teams of Scala professionals. Lunatech provides its services to proven customers in the Netherlands and France.

Status: repaid November 2016

www.lunatech.com

OnGuard (exit)

Credit Management Software

December 2014

Management buy-out

OnGuard (exit)

Main Mezzanine Capital issues 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 a management buy-out.

Status: repaid November 2016

www.onguard.nl

The Valley (exit)

Marketing & Communication

Mei 2015

Growth financing

The Valley (exit)

Main Mezzanine Capital issues mezzanine loan to The Valley

Main Mezzanine Capital issued a mezzanine loan to The Valley, a leading technology driven marketing and communication company, to finance its future growth ambitions and further roll-out its proprietary dataplatform Nominow.

Status: repaid June 2016

www.thevalley.nl

OnGuard (exit)

Credit Management Software

April 2014

Balance sheet improvement

OnGuard (exit)

Main Mezzanine Capital issues 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.

Status: repaid December 2014

www.onguard.nl

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