M&A Deal Summary

ViewPoint Capital Partners AG Acquires arcplan Information Services

On August 10, 2005, private equity firm ViewPoint Capital Partners AG acquired software company arcplan Information Services for 28M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ViewPoint Capital Partners AG’s 1st transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is ViewPoint Capital Partners AG’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is ViewPoint Capital Partners AG’s 1st transaction in Germany.
Investment Fate
  • arcplan Information Services was sold to a strategic buyer in 2015.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-08-10
Target arcplan Information Services
Sector Software
Buyer(s) ViewPoint Capital Partners AG
Deal Type Recapitalization
Deal Value 28M EUR

Target

arcplan Information Services

Langenfeld, Germany
website
arcplan Information Services GmbH was a vendor of Enterprise Performance Management software and services that enable cost-effective, cross-functional performance management with real-time data access.

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DESCRIPTION

ViewPoint Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring majority/minority stakes in growing, lower middle-market software and internet technology companies. ViewPoint looks for opportunities in German-speaking countries, the Benelux, and France. Target businesses generally have €3 to €30 million in sales, where ViewPoint can commit up to €15 million in capital to facilitate growth. ViewPoint Capital Partners was formed in 2000 and is based in Zurich.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 9
Sector (Software) 1 of 4
Type (Recapitalization) 1 of 1
Country (Germany) 1 of 4
Year (2005) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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