Wolf Theiss assisted VISMA AS, the Nordic leader in the IT&C industry, for the acquisition of the Romanian company Digital Keez S.R.L., a Romanian IT company offering complete accounting services through an app designed especially for entrepreneurs.
The Corporate/M&A team of Wolf Theiss coordinated by Partner Ileana Glodeanu rendered transactional assistance, from conducting the legal due diligence to negotiating and signing with the founders the share purchase agreement, the shareholders agreement, as well as all other ancillary transactional documents.
The acquisition implies alignment with Visma’s strategy to produce and deliver the best technological solutions to clients. Through this transaction, Visma further expands its range of digital knowledge and content products into complete accounting services in Romania and in Europe.
Visma is a longstanding client of Wolf Theiss Romanian M&A team, as Partner Ileana Glodeanu and her team previously advised Visma on several other M&A projects, including the sale of their BPO business in Romania and the recent acquisition of SmartBill in 2020.
Sindre Talleraas Holen, Head of M&A, Visma AS: “We are very happy for the outcome of this transaction and we enjoyed working again with Ileana Glodeanu and her team, lawyers with a commercial mindset.”
Ileana Glodeanu, Wolf Theiss Partner and Coordinator of the Corporate / M&A team in Romania: “It was a joy to assist Visma in this new deal in the Romanian market. Working with recurring clients like Visma make us feel appreciated and privileged. Together with Visma, we are enrolled on the strategic mission to help companies improve productivity and enhance services through digitalisation, integration and automation of business processes, contributing at the same time to the development of the Romanian entrepreneurial environment.”
Under the lead of Ileana Glodeanu, contributed to the success of this transaction: Luciana Tache (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A), Flaviu Nanu (Counsel, Projects/Real Estate), Nina Lazar (Associate, IP&IT), Costin Salaru (Associate, Employment), Alexandru Caleap (Associate, Corporate/M&A).
Visma supplies software that digitizes business processes for SMEs, large businesses, and the (semi) public sector. The Visma Group is active throughout Scandinavia, Benelux, Eastern and Central Europe, and Latin America. With 11,000 employees, 1 million customer contracts, and net sales of 1,526 million euros in 2019, Visma is one of Europe’s leading software companies.
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