Investment via the private equity firm Seafort Advisors opens the path to grow internationally
Leipzig, 31. March 2020 - With the successful closing of a significant capital increase, Deskcenter AG, parent company of Deskcenter UK Ltd., announces a new majority shareholder. This enables Deskcenter, together with channel partners, to grow their engagement in Cloud and Managed Service offerings, as well as to invest in the international expansion of the group.
As part of the capital increase, Seafort Advisors also executed additional share purchases, giving them a majority stake in Deskcenter AG. "We are sure that Deskcenter and their management, with their completely new Deskcenter Management Suite V.11, will be one of the future market leaders in the fast growing Cloud and managed service based IT asset management markets.", commented Patrick Hennings-Huep, Partner at Seafort Advisors. The private equity firm is a partner led organisation based in Hamburg, Germany and typically invest in mid-size, as well as technology led companies in central Europe.
"With Seafort Advisors and their international investor, we are now set to engage in our international expansion and have the capabilities, especially via building a stronger channel, to grow exponentially.", commented Christoph Harvey, CEO of Deskcenter AG, on the successful closing of the capital increase. "M.M. Warburg & Co Corporate Finance were the exclusive advisor to Deskcenter and its shareholders and were an exceptionally competent partner in the completion of our growth financing.", said Christoph Harvey further.
About Deskcenter AG
Founded in 2007, Deskcenter is a leading infrastructure software company. Over 1,500 customers, such as the Government of Northern Ireland's itassist, Volkswagen, Lufthansa AirPlus and the Agaplesion group of hospitals, trust Deskcenters holistic IT management solutions in the areas of IT asset management, software management, IT security & vulnerability management, license management, mobile device management, as well as IT service management. With their market leading Deskcenter Management Suite Version 11, Deskcenter enables their customers to manage, automate, secure and cost optimize their entire IT infrastructue. Via their highly capable partner network and cooperation with large system integrators, Deskcenter secures international presence, as well as value based managed services for their customers.
About Seafort Advisors GmbH & Co. KG
Are a partner led private equity firm based in Hamburg, Germany and typically invest in mid-size, as well as technology led companies in central Europe.
About M.M.Warburg & CO (AG & Co.)
Founded in 1798, M.M.Warburg & CO is an independent German private bank. It operates as a universal bank, providing sophisticated, customized banking services to discerning private clients, corporate clients, and institutional investors in its core business segments - private banking, asset management, capital markets and corporate banking. The Corporate Finance team advises leading German small and medium-sized businesses on transactions in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Venture Capital (VC), Equity Capital Markets (ECM) as well as Debt & Mezzanine Markets (DMM).
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