Enterprise Software & Subsectors
Axel Brill, Henrik Jeberg, Jonathan Simnett, Michel Annink and Miro Parizek and lead our global Enterprise Software practice, maintaining relationships, bringing extensive industry experience built up over decades in the industry, working with over 2,000 investors and acquirers of software companies in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Hampleton’s team members have advised on scores of transactions in diversified sub-sectors such as AI, APS, BI, BPM, CRM, cybersecurity, data analytics, design collaboration, EDA, eLearning, ERP, GRC, GPS, identity management, IoT, HCM/HR, MRP, product management, SAN, SCM, software testing & simulation, talent management, systems management, and video processing.
We have worked for and closed transactions with companies such as Ansys, Autodesk, Constellation, Descartes, FileNet (now part of IBM), IFS, Macro 4, Microsoft, OpenText, SAI Global, Salesforce and many others.
Hampleton guided the shareholders of BaseCase, creators of a data visualisation SaaS platform, in the sale of their company to the global leader in regulatory science, Certara, an EQT portfolio company. Bringing together a niche technology vendor and the right buyer with a full suite of synergistic products and services requires in-depth industry knowledge and experience. The BaseCase / Certara transaction highlights Hampleton’s understanding, creativity and capabilities in finding the best matches in healthtech, enterprise software and SaaS.
The Sale of Profit Software to Via Ventures
Hampleton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Profit Software Oy on the sale of the company to Via Ventures Partners. Profit Software delivers enterprise software solutions that allow insurers to manage all their services, business lines and processes. Via Venture Partners is a leading Nordic private equity firm mainly focused on small- and midcap companies. With this deal Via Venture Partners strengthened its portfolio within the IT sector.
The Sale of BaseCase to Certara
Hampleton Partners advised on the sale of BaseCase Management GmbH, a data visualisation software as a service (SaaS) company to US-based Certara, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science. BaseCase‘s interactive platform improves how life science companies communicate and present that value, whether to C-suite executives, physicians and healthcare providers.
By integrating content creation with sales enablement, it allows users to quickly create and personalize a visual value proposition around a drug or device’s ROI and business case.
The Sale of TONBELLER to FICO
Hampleton Partners advised TONBELLER, an innovative provider of financial crime and compliance solutions based in Germany on its acquisition by FICO, a predictive analytics and decision management software company. With this acquisition, FICO has moved firmly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions, promising to bring the benefits of advanced analytics and a risk-based approach to a field dominated by older, relatively inflexible, rule-based systems.
Miro Parizek established Hampleton in 2013 with a group of fellow deal makers and technology industry entrepreneurs, uniting hands-on industry expertise and seasoned transaction experience together for the optimal M&A advisory. Miro has been providing M&A advisory services to the technology industry since the pre-dot.com era and has managed scores of transactions supporting privately-held sellers and publicly-traded companies, ranging from 20 to over 2,000 employees. Miro has 30 years of experience in the software and IT industry.
Enterprise Software Report 1H2019
The ongoing rise of software innovation continues to deliver new companies, business models and jobs. The unwavering rise of cloud-based applications is a fundamental component of today’s enterprise software landscape. New players are fast-moving in on the space to push the boundaries of what used to be impossible.
Hampleton @ Nordic M&A and Private Equity Forum
Land Grab For Technology and Talent Spurs Five-Year High For Enterprise Software
London, UK – 11 March 2019. The latest M&A market reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, on the Enterprise Software and IT & Business Services sectors show consistent growth in transaction volume, multiples and valuations, with Enterprise Software M&A disclosed deal value achieving a whopping $182.2 billion in 2018 – a five-year high.