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Confirming industry rumours, Utrecht-based ERP Unit4 has been acquired by private equity firm TA Associates. The exact number of the deal was not provided, with TA Associates commenting, “a transactional values in excess of $2 billion.” Partners Group also participated in the buyout from former majority stakeholder Advent International. Unit4 CEO Mike Ettling will stay […]
Expense management and accounts payable automation firm Emburse has snapped up Amsterdam-based Roadmap. Financials and terms were not disclosed. “Business travel will return – but it will look completely different to pre-pandemic travel,” said Eric Friedrichsen, CEO of Emburse. “Bringing Roadmap into our suite of solutions allows our customers to offer their employees a modern, […]
Through an acquisition of German firm Netzkern, Avedon Capital is forming a new tech services group via Netherlands-based Macaw. The merging of the two companies is reported to form the biggest Sitecore player in Europe. London-based M&A advisory firm Ciesco was the exclusive sell-side advisor to Netzkern. Macaw, which has a headcount of around 350 […]
In today’s show, we discuss some of the most interesting funding rounds of the week and a couple of M&A deals. In the second part, Robin Wauters takes over to talk to Nalin Patel, EMEA private data analyst at PitchBook Data. PitchBook has just released a big report on the European startup ecosystem — so there’s a whole lot to unpack.
After 2020, which was a pretty quiet year in terms of public listings by European tech companies, this year has all the chances to be one of the most active ones so far. Towards the end of last fall, we started picking up more and more official announcements and market rumours indicating a big wave […]
The microblogging social network Twitter has acquired Revue, a newsletter platform based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. Over the course of its existence since 2015, Revue has raised €400,000 and kept a minimalist team of six people. The deal signifies Twitter’s interest in building features around […]