La Hulpe (Belgium), January 14th, 2016
– Acquisition of ZET Solutions (NL)
– Reinforcement of management team
– Fortino Capital joining as new shareholder
– Duco Sickinghe joins the Board of Directors
UnifiedPost, an international BPaaS provider of integrated business process optimisation solutions including complete document delivery and processing solutions, complemented by payments, financial supply chain, credit management and secure e-identity solutions, successfully closed a 10 mio EUR investment round led by existing shareholders PE Group, SmartFin Capital, and Cytiholding as well as Fortino Capital, joining the company as a new shareholder.
Hans Leybaert, CEO UnifiedPost, commented: “In recent years UnifiedPost group has developed a unique portfolio of technology-driven business optimisation solutions in a cloud-based SaaS model for both the corporate and SME market. This new investment round enables UnifiedPost to continue to add innovative solutions and to fully exploit the international growth opportunities in highly attractive but fragmented markets through organic growth, partnerships and targeted acquisitions”.
On November 23, 2015 UnifiedPost completed the acquisition of ZET solutions BV with offices in Lelystad, the Netherlands (www.zetsolutions.nl). Founded in 2002, ZET solutions is an established and trusted provider of B2B internet solutions including e-Herkenning (“Z login”), e-invoicing (“Z factuur”) and integration services. Historically, ZET Solutions mainly focussed on companies in the Food-Agri sector but currently also actively markets its solutions towards companies in other sectors such as the construction, installation, transport and logistics sectors. The activities and services of ZET solutions and UnifiedPost show significant synergies and their integration will provide customers a larger range of solutions.
In order to support and manage UnifiedPosts’ growth ambitions, UnifiedPost significantly reinforced its management team with 2 experienced senior professionals: Tom Van Acker as General Manager and Nathalie De Ceulaer as CFO. In addition Duco Sickinghe, Managing Partner of Fortino Capital, will join the company’s Board of Directors.
UnifiedPost is an international BPaaS provider of integrated business process optimisation solutions including complete document delivery and processing solutions, complemented by payment, financial supply chain, credit management and secure e-identity solutions. UnifiedPost group currently manages over 200 million documents per year with a customer base across a wide range of markets and industry verticals including banking, insurance, utilities and travel companies.
UnifiedPost was founded in 2000 and is an independent group with offices and companies in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Romania and currently employs a staff of 180, of which a significant part involved in Research & Development (R&D).