Macquarie Capital Private Equity Investment Europe

Business Keeper

Company background

Business Keeper developed the first digital whistleblowing system in Europe. It is a scalable, secure and certified web-based compliance software solution platform for incident reporting, third party due diligence and business approval.

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Strategy Majority Equity
Sector Technology
Status Successful sale to EQS Group

What attracted us

  • Scalable and strongly growing software business that will benefit from regulatory tailwinds
  • Highly recurring revenues and low customer churn
  • Accelerate revenue growth through improved go-to-market strategy (incl. indirect channel)
  • M&A consolidation to create a broader pan-European compliance solution provider

Our value creation strategy

  • Continue German expansion through organic growth within enterprise as well as SME segments through sales team consolidation
  • Appointment of a new CEO and build-out of the management team
  • Reached agreement to sell down 100 per cent of Macquarie’s holding in Business Keeper to EQS Group