PwC Corporate Finance advises the shareholders of Addedo on the sale of the company to Talentia Software Group, a portfolio company of Argos Soditic, a Swiss-based private equity investor.
Zurich | PwC Corporate Finance acted as sole financial advisor to the shareholders of Addedo throughout the entire transaction process. The transaction has closed on December 20, 2017.
Founded in 2007 as a spin-off from Frango consulting services, Addedo has demonstrated an impressive growth and evolved to Switzerland’s leading distributor of and consultant for IBM Cognos Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software. More recently, Addedo has begun to access new markets by founding subsidiaries in Germany and Canada. In an attempt to promote further growth and tackle untapped markets, the shareholders of Addedo have explored the possibility to sell a major stake to a strategic partner.
With more than 3,600 customers in over 30 countries, Talentia Software is a market-leading European software provider of Finance software (Accounting, Financial Performance) and HR software (Payroll, Human Capital Management).
Viviane Chaine-Ribeiro, President of Talentia Software: “This acquisition is a new critical step in our external growth strategy. It will further reinforce our market lead on the fast growing CPM market and accelerate our growth in countries such as Switzerland and Germany. It will also enable us to set foot in North America where Addedo recently opened an office.”
Michael Kempter, President of Addedo: “We are pleased to join Talentia Software and merge our skills and capability. We share common values, including the commitment to delivering the highest quality of service to our clients.”
The PwC team
M&A Lead Advisory:
Dr. Martin Frey, Partner
Dr. Andreas Plattner, Director
Matthias Büeler, Senior Manager
Nikola Gozze, Senior Consultant