sa.global obtains growth financing from Kartesia
Brussels, Belgium – January 12, 2022: sa.global, a leading Microsoft Gold Partner providing industry solutions to professional services companies around the world, today announced that it has secured $ 50 million in growth funding from Kartesia, an independent vendor and private credit and capital solutions with a European presence. Global M&A advisory firm Equiteq represented sa.global as financial advisor in the transaction. The funding will support sa.global’s business transformation, expansion and growth initiatives. As part of this partnership, sa.global will retain full control of its activity and will remain an independent company managed by its owner.
sa.global is an 11-time Microsoft Partner of the Year award winner and a member of Microsoft’s Inner Circle, the elite club of the top 1% of Microsoft Business Platform partners in the world, for ten consecutive years. The company is present in 25 countries and has a team of 850 members, serving more than 500,000 Microsoft Dynamics users in 80 countries.
“We are delighted to have the support of an investor like Kartesia who believes in our business and who is excited about the opportunity to support our growth. We chose Kartesia because of its long-term, flexible and relationship-oriented approach as well as its experience in the technology sector. Partnering with Kartesia gives us the financial strength to compete in an increasingly consolidated market, but leaves us free to operate and grow the business in the same entrepreneurial, customer-centric and agile way that has driven our success for 30 years. We will use these funds to strengthen our position in the Microsoft ecosystem through rapid innovation in addition to our already differentiated product line and to strengthen our future growth and expansion ”, Noted Stephen james, CEO and founder of sa.global.
Confirming its growth ambitions, sa.global recently announced the acquisition of Dynamic Consulting – one of Microsoft’s top 25 managed partners in the United States. The acquisition strengthens presence of sa.global in the Americas and extend their capabilities through the Microsoft Business platform.
Comment on the investment Jean Diercxsens, the director of Kartesia said: “We are very excited to announce our partnership with sa.global as we continue to partner with entrepreneurial and owner-managed businesses that enjoy strong growth prospects and high quality management teams. We were impressed with the robustness of sa.global’s organization, the high level of delivery excellence and the strong track record of historical growth. the acquisition of Dynamic Consulting is a key step for sa.global in order to gain critical mass and further accelerate its presence in the US market. We look forward to working closely with the leadership team to further unleash the organic and inorganic growth potential of sa.global.. “
Jerome Glynn Smith, Managing Director of Equiteq, added: “It was an absolute pleasure advising Steve and his team at sa.global to obtain flexible structured finance from Kartesia. I’m sure the sa.global leadership team will benefit from Kartesia’s experience to help business owners grow and deliver equity in technology and services.
Kartsia is a pan-European, independent and private provider of credit and capital solutions. Kartesia aims to deliver superior and consistent investment performance to its investors by providing tailor-made financing solutions across the capital structure to leading mid-sized companies from a wide range of sectors, with the aim of accelerating their rate of growth. Kartesia manages more than 4.0 billion euros in assets and is managed by a team of 69 experienced professionals divided into investment and operations teams led by its four founding partners. The group has offices in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Munich and Paris.
With 31 years of experience in ERP, CRM, HCM, business intelligence solutions, consulting and Modern Workplace, sa.global is a Microsoft Dynamics Gold partner providing industry-specific solutions to businesses in key vertical markets such as AEC, Legal, Accounting and Advertising Marketing. The company has won the coveted Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year Award 11 times and has been part of Microsoft’s elite Inner Circle for ten consecutive years. The global organization has a team of 850 members in 25 countries
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