Devoteam, already leader in Google Cloud in Europe, strengthens its position by acquiring Avalon Solutions, leader in the Nordics, and finalising the acquisition of g-company, leader in Benelux. With this move, Devoteam reinforces its leadership position on Google Cloud, in the context of its strategic partnership launched seven years ago.
Paris, April 8, 2019
Devoteam, the pure player in digital transformation in EMEA, today announced the acquisition of 87.5% of Avalon Solutions, the leading Google Premier partner in the Nordics, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and employing 45 people globally. With more than 400 client accounts the company generated revenues of € 14.2m in 2018 .
“Expanding our teams of Google experts with more than 100 passionate colleagues will allow us to address even more customer challenges.”
Senior Vice President at Devoteam
Moreover, Devoteam has the intention to acquire g-company by entering into exclusive negotiations. g-company is Google Cloud EMEA Sales partner of the year and the leading Google Premier partner in the Benelux region. With offices in Utrecht, Netherlands and Mechelen, Belgium, g-company has a workforce of 60 people; with a portfolio of more than 750 client accounts, the company generated revenues of approximately € 16.5m in 2018.
Bert Schaap, Senior Vice President at Devoteam and Country Manager in the Netherlands, is excited about joining forces with g-company, “This is our next step in the execution of our plans to become the leader in digitalisation services in the Benelux. We believe that the transformation to digital requires top notch technology, and that technology in the hands of passionate experts delivers positive impact for people, for organisations and for society in general. Expanding our teams of Google experts in the Benelux with 60 passionate colleagues will allow us to address even more customer challenges. We experience a fast growing demand for leveraging the cloud, also driven by a stronger focus on security.“
Download the full press release below, in which also Devoteam CEO Stanislas de Bentzmann and both CEOs of g-company and Avalon Solutions give their vision on the acquisitions.