Visma - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Visma M&A Summary

Visma has acquired 86 companies of its own, including 33 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Visma’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired Webcenter Unique ASA for $15M. Visma has acquired in 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (51%) and information technology (23%).

Visma Ownership

Who owns Visma?

Visma is owned by Alberta Investment Management, General Atlantic, GIC and HgCapital. It was acquired on June 29, 2017.

Is Visma PE-backed?

Yes. Visma is owned by private equity investors Alberta Investment Management, General Atlantic, GIC and HgCapital.

Was Visma formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Visma was formerly owned by 5 private investors.

Visma Business Overview

Where is Visma headquartered?

Visma is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

What sector is Visma in?

Visma is an information technology company.

When was Visma founded?

Visma was founded in 1985.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity89
    • M&A Buy Activity85
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Visma

Visma Oy

Karenslyst Allé 56,
Oslo, 0277
Norway,
+47 46 40 40 00
www.visma.com

Visma offers software and services that simplify and digitize core business processes in the private and public sectors. Visma was founded in 1985 and is based in Oslo, Norway.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 55 14 14 1 1 - 85
vol $18M $18M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
  89

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
iVISION ApS 2023-11-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Silkeborg, Denmark · www.ivision.dk
twoday 2022-06-16 - Divestiture
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.twoday.com
Lyanthe BV 2022-03-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Echt, Netherlands · www.lyanthe.com
Acubiz A/S 2021-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Birkerød, Denmark · www.acubiz.com
Mijnwebwinkel BV 2021-11-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Oss, Netherlands · www.mijnwebwinkel.nl
Upodi ApS 2021-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Aarhus, Denmark · www.upodi.com
ProSaldo.net GmbH 2021-10-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vienna, Austria · www.prosaldo.net
Vuealta Oy 2021-08-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Helsinki, Finland · www.vuealta.fi
Synaxion BV 2021-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Eindhoven, Netherlands · www.synaxion.com
Use IT Group NV 2021-07-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Zuienkerke, Belgium · www.useitgroup.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
e-conomic UK Online Solutions Ltd. 2015-05-11 SpeedLedger AB 2015-05-11 1
Berkshire, United Kingdom · www.e-conomic.co.uk Gothenburg, Sweden · www.speedledger.se

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 43 (51%) 15M (81%) 1 (25%) -
Information Technology 19 (22%) - 3 (75%) -
Internet Software and Services 15 (18%) - - -
Business Services 5 (6%) - - -
E-Commerce 1 (1%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (1%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (1%) 3M (19%) - -
Total 85 $18M 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Netherlands 18 - 1 -
Finland 18 - - -
Denmark 13 - 1 -
Norway 12 15M 1 -
Sweden 12 3M 1 -
Latvia 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Poland 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (14%) 15M (81%) 1 (25%) -
Cross-border 73 (86%) 3M (19%) 3 (75%) -
Total 85 $18M 4 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $18M
TOTAL $18M
Largest Webcenter Unique ASA
$15M (2003-09-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
9 (11%)
Strategic(s)
5%
4 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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