The Finnish software company SC Software Oy and private equity company Korona Invest have agreed on a transaction in which a fund managed by Korona Invest becomes the majority owner of SC Software. SC Software’s key individuals remain with the company in key leadership roles and as significant minority owners. The transaction provides SC Software resources to strengthen the company’s own high-productivity application development technology and to aim for significant growth.
The Finnish software company SC Software Oy and Finnish private equity company Korona Invest have agreed on a transaction in which a fund managed by Korona Invest becomes the majority owner of SC Software. SC Software’s key individuals remain with the company in key leadership roles and as significant minority owners. The investment from Korona Invest supports SC Software in strengthening the company’s leading position and in aiming for strong growth.
SC Software is a high-technology software company that delivers cloud-based vertical software and client-specific software solutions. The company uses its proprietary high-productivity application development platform in new products and solutions, which streamlines the software development process, improves quality, and enables a delivery methodology that is fast, intuitive and customer oriented. SC Software’s key focus areas today include strategic sourcing software, trade union solutions and core business systems. The cloud-based solutions are delivered via a SaaS model or to clients’ own private cloud.
Further strengthened by the partnership with Korona Invest, SC Software aims for strong growth:
“Our company operates from a very competitive position that is based on customer-oriented methodology, highly skilled experts, own technology enabling high quality, and a wealth of industry experience. The support from Korona Invest complements our capabilities, and we next aim to grow and strengthen our position in the market even faster. We also aim to expand our business to international markets.”, says Olli Väätäinen, CEO of SC Software.
Korona Invest has backed the successful growth of numerous Finnish companies and brings along knowledge of developing companies in the software industry. Korona Invest strives to enable the execution of SC Software’s growth strategy by providing the company with the resources of a professional investor and active owner:
“SC Software possesses exceptional industry experience and understanding of its clients’ business, and the company is now taking significant steps towards its next phase of development. SC Software’s proprietary technology and committed software professionals provide a great premise for scalable growth, which we together will be targeting.”, says Reeti Saarinen, Investment Director at Korona Invest.
CEO, SC Software
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Investment Director, Korona Invest
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▪ Finnish technology company offering cloud-based business software
▪ Focus on strategic sourcing software, trade union solutions and core business systems
▪ Solutions based on proprietary, high-productivity software development platform
▪ Professional community of approximately 40 software professionals
▪ Finnish private equity company founded in 2006
▪ Specialized in buyout and growth investments in mid-sized and small companies
▪ 235 million euros raised across four private equity funds
▪ Track record of 36 platform investments and 26 exits