IMAP advised SDX AG, a Microsoft partner specialising in cloud software development and data analytics, on the participation of Allgeier Group. The aim of the merger between SDX and Allgeier is to bundle know-how and resources for the joint development and further expansion of a specialized business unit for Microsoft technologies and applications based on Microsoft Azure.
SDX AG, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is a technology partner that implements cloud-native software development and data analytics projects with innovative Azure technologies with passion and professionalism, working at the forefront of the digitalisation of business-critical enterprise applications. Based on first-class architectures and using the latest methods, SDX eXperts develop attractive, high-performing and scalable software solutions of the highest quality and win over enterprise customers in the long term.
The owners of SDX AG will remain involved in the company as entrepreneurs and shareholders. Werner Franz remains a member of the Management Board of SDX AG and, as a member of the management team, will also be responsible for building up the Microsoft business unit within the Allgeier Group.
Allgeier is one of Germany’s leading technology companies for digital transformation and offers customers a fully comprehensive software and IT services portfolio ranging from high-end software development to business efficiency solutions to support the digitization and transformation of business-critical processes. The two group segments Enterprise IT and mgm technology partners employ more than 3,500 people at a total of 53 locations worldwide. The company generated revenues of €480 million from its continuing operations in fiscal year 2022.
"We would like to thank the team at IMAP, who guided us through the whole process with great passion, a high level of expertise in our business environment and personally as sparring partners. With the Allgeier Group, IMAP has found an established partner for our company, with whom we will jointly establish a full-service offering for the Microsoft platform - combined with the goal of sustainable growth. The combination will enables us to offer our employees and customers excellent prospects for the future," said shareholder Simone and Werner Franz, SDX AG.
The IMAP team consisting of Andreas Widholz, Solveig Sager und Birgit Roosileht exclusively advised the shareholder of SDX in a structured M&A process through all phases until the successful closing.