Nemetschek SE / Key word(s): Takeover
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Nemetschek acquires leading technology company MCS Solutions
- Entry into the fast-growing EUR 10 billion market of building management
- New acquisition of a worldwide leading software provider for facility management, workplace management, and smart building solutions
- Nemetschek becomes an end-to end solution provider for the entire lifecycle of buildings
Munich, August 28, 2018 - Software provider Nemetschek SE (ISIN 0006452907) acquired today 100% of the shares of MCS Solutions group, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium. MCS Solutions offers an integrated and modular Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) that covers core functional areas in real estate, facility and workplace management for large private and public organizations. Additionally, MCS Solutions developed a sophisticated smart building platform COBUNDUTM which uses IoT sensors and big data analytics to optimize productivity and efficiency in both occupant experience and facility service delivery.
Market analysts indicate over the next 5 years an addressable market of more than EUR 10 billion in annual customer spending with a CAGR of more than 10%. In this changing landscape, MCS Solutions has become a well-known player that serves over 1.5 million active users across the globe in more than 60 countries across many vertical industries, including private and public building owners, occupants, retail, commercial real estate, financial services, manufacturing, transportation and facility service providers. MCS's solutions are offered primarily as a subscription business model globally through direct sales and partnerships.
By acquiring MCS Solutions, the Nemetschek Group will enter this dynamically growing building operations management market. At the same time, Nemetschek will address a new customer group in den Manage segment and considerably extend its target markets beyond Design and Construction, where Nemetschek already has a leading market position. This makes Nemetschek the sole and worldwide leading software provider, providing key workflow offerings across the entire lifecycle of buildings.
MCS Solutions employs over 200 people. In addition to its headquarters in Antwerp, the company has 7 regional offices in Europe, USA, Middle East and APAC. MCS Solutions anticipates revenues amounting to around EUR 15 million for the year 2018. The purchase price for 100% of the shares represents a revenue multiple of between 3-3.5x.
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