Clearwater International advises ABE Capital Partners on the acquisition of Plain Concepts, S.L.
Clearwater has advised ABE Capital Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in Plain Concepts, S.L, a leading technology company specialising in digital transformation projects, an operation in which the company's management team and founders have reinvested.
Founded in León, Spain in 2006, by 4 Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), Plain Concepts is a company specialised in disruptive solutions aimed at improving productivity and processes for large companies, such as, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, IoT and Cloud, Virtual Reality, as well as web-native applications. The business has offices throughout Spain in León, Bilbao, Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Santander, A Coruña, Zaragoza and also in countries such as the US, the Netherlands, the UK and Germany. The company has more than 350 employees and has experienced double-digit growth in recent years with a turnover close to €30m and with a profitability above the market average.
Plain Concepts is not only a gold partner but also a supplier of Microsoft in the USA. Plain Concepts provides to MSFT innovation technology and development services in projects and products that are distributed worldwide.
ABE Capital Partners is a fund which was established at the end of 2019, based in Bilbao and focused on long-term investment in SMEs to support and enhance both their organic and inorganic growth. This is the fund's first investment, as well as the third made in an IT company by a Spanish fund in 2020.
The business‘ future projects will include continued international growth in Europe and in countries such as Australia and Singapore, and pursuing complementary acquisitions in technology and services.