Kartesia, the European specialist provider of financing solutions for small and mid-sized companies, is pleased to announce that it has provided a Unitranche financing package to support Avedon Capital Partners in the acquisition of Detron and Zetacom.
This will result in one of the Netherlands’ largest independent managed services providers with over 600 employees. The company will be led by Tom Tank (CEO), Mark Fait (CFO), Emile Jongboer (CCO) and Dick Dompeling (Managing Director Zetacom).
Together, Detron and Zetacom offer an exceptional combination of expertise in the field of workplace management, unified communications, networking & security, and (healthcare) automation & alarming. The cooperation offers interesting opportunities for cross-selling, especially in the area of IT, and ensures a broad portfolio with an attractive service offering.
“We are delighted with the support of Avedon Capital Partners and Kartesia in ensuring that our growth ambitions can come to fruition,” comments Tom Tank, CEO of the group. “We are committed to the expansion of our portfolio in terms of both quality and quantity. This allows our clients to focus on their core activities, safe in the knowledge that we are providing them with optimal ICT solutions.”
Willem van der Veer, Investment Director at Avedon Capital Partners, agrees: “This cooperation with Kartesia confirms that investing in the ICT sector is attractive when a plan is in place with the kind of sophisticated growth strategy that we see at Detron and Zetacom. We are pleased to have successfully completed this transaction and look forward to the period ahead.”
Ruben Moen, Associate Director at Kartesia, adds: “It has been a pleasure to support Avedon Capital Partners and the management team at Detron and Zetacom in the realization of this transaction. We are convinced that our financing solution offers the group both the means and the flexibility required to implement its ambitious growth strategy.”