VIA equity is a leading Northern European multi-stage private equity firm focusing mainly on technology and software investments.
Partner at VIA equity, Benjamin Kramarz, comments on the investment in Continia Software A/S:
“Continia Software is an exceptional company created by many skilled and competent employees. We look forward to being part of the upcoming journey where many current employees will be part of the group of owners, including Henrik Lærke and Tommy Olesen, who both reinvest in the company. At the same time, we are pleased to be able to invest once again with the local investor, Jan Gaardboe Jensen, who will also be a part of the future board and owner”.
VIA equity acquires the majority of shares in Continia Software A / S, an innovative and global provider of administrative software solutions for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
VIA equity acquires the company from current shareholders, Vækst-Invest Nordjylland, Lars Torpe Christoffersen, Henrik Lærke, Tommy Olesen, Stig Hølledig, as well as a couple of employees.
“Since the beginning in 2009, Continia Software A/S has been on a really exciting journey, and we are very pleased with the continuous development that the company has undergone. Continia Software A/S has grown significantly in both the employee and product portfolios. In addition to this, the clientele has expanded significantly too, and exports have grown substantially over the last couple of years. We are convinced that VIA equity is the right new major shareholder given their extensive experience in the IT sector”, Investment Manager at Vækst-Invest Nordjylland, Lars Bundgaard Sørensen comments.
Read the press release here.