BCN Group, the Manchester based IT cloud and managed services specialist, is delighted to announce the strategic acquisition of Evo-Soft, a leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central specialist. The acquisition follows the recent investment by ECI Partners, the leading growth-focused mid-market private equity firm and will bring the combined annual business revenue to over £50m.
BCN is a leading digital transformation solutions and managed service provider delivering cloud first data strategies, including Microsoft Modern Workplace, Microsoft Azure, analytics, development, and IT security services to the mid-market and public sector organisations. The acquisition of Evo-Soft provides BCN with an exceptional platform to provide solution driven services for businesses across the UK. The move enhances the group’s focus on and capability of delivering services and solutions from the Microsoft ecosystem.
Founded in 2001, Evo-Soft is a UK top 5 Microsoft Gold Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Partner. The solution focuses on implementing, supporting, enhancing, and accelerating the use of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for customers that want to build on process efficiencies, integrate their business solutions, automate manual processing of data, and gain operational control.
Evo-Soft have developed their own bespoke software called Evo-Supply for the importation, distribution, and simple manufacturing industries. The flexible distribution management software has been designed by Microsoft Dynamics developers with years of industry experience and is continually refined, ensuring new and improved features are available.
In addition, Evo-Soft has created specialist software for auction houses, aptly named Evo-Auction, a seamless and cost effective, front and back-end content management integration tool. The software reduces errors, speeds up processes and provides full reporting of live auctions with full integration.
Rob Davies, CEO of BCN Group, said: “The acquisition of Evo-Soft enables BCN to provide more value to our customers, enabling them to continue their digital transformation journey, exercising the full benefits of the Microsoft ecosystem. The existing capabilities around development, Microsoft Modern Workplace, analytics and Microsoft Azure is heightened with the delivering of core business applications services with Microsoft Dynamics. As such we are delighted in supporting further growth with Evo-Soft as part of the BCN Group and even more excited in delivering further digital benefits to our mid-market customers.”
Derek Fisher, Sales Director, and founder of Evo-Soft said, “We are a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central solutions to importers, wholesalers, distributors, and the auction marketplace. We transform businesses with our award-winning, extensive library of solutions. The BCN acquisition provides a true opportunity for Evo-Soft and our customers to leverage and incorporate the complementary portfolio of relevant and vital IT services required for today’s businesses to continue to scale and thrive.”
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BCN Group is a leading digital transformation and technology solutions provider in the UK, delivering a range of managed IT services. These services cover both Private and Public Cloud (Microsoft Azure), modern workplace solutions, application development, data analytics, security, and connectivity to over 1,000 customers.
BCN employs over 260 people across its UK office network, including over 220 trained support staff and technical engineers.
BCN’s market-leading organic growth has been supplemented by several strategic acquisitions that have enhanced the rich portfolio of products and services that BCN can offer to its growing customer base. The most recent acquisition of Evo-Soft has deepened BCN’s technical capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem.
About the acquisition:
The acquisition has been supported by Chris Wilson and James Kerrigan from DLA Piper for legal due diligence and Catriona Lang of Dow Schofield Watts for financial due diligence.
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