TheValueChain acquires ERP activities Oasis Consultants

Kontich, 16 September 2014 – TheValueChain takes over the client portfolio, the SAP-related activities and the consultants of Oasis Consultants (Micropole group).

“As part of its strategy and through its affiliate Velixis, Micropole wants to focus in Belgium on its core business: business intelligence, CRM, digital disruption and data governance”, says Christian Poyau, CEO of Micropole. “It therefore started looking for a strategic partner who could provide optimal support to the clients of Oasis Consultants, as well as safeguard the further development of the 16-member ERP team. The Gumption group provides the best guarantees for that.”

“TheValueChain has a 100{bdc3d74788b7f3e13e6d9fe4dd32d62c094950b2f09f4b877752363f34060121} focus on SAP”, says Bart Embrechts, managing partner of Gumption. “After the takeover of Oasis Consultants, the team’s headcount increases to 70 consultants. Both new and existing clients will be able to take advantage of extra project capacity and valuable additional SAP expertise. The agreement opens new perspectives to broaden the existing customer base in Belgium and Luxembourg, and at a later stage, to support the international expansion in France and Switzerland. As a result of the acquisition, the TheValueChain’s market share will rise by more than 30{bdc3d74788b7f3e13e6d9fe4dd32d62c094950b2f09f4b877752363f34060121}, while the annual turnover will increase to EUR 10 million.”

“The teams of TheValueChain and Oasis Consultants reinforce each other in a number of areas”, says Ivan Leysen, managing partner of TheValueChain. “TheValueChain concentrates on manufacturing, distribution & wholesale and energy companies, with a focus on supply chain processes, customer service, user experience and process integration. The acquisition of Oasis Consultants extends the offering with solutions for high-tech companies and real estate managers. Both companies are certified SAP Partner Centers of Excellence. The merger makes TheValueChain best in class in Belgium in the field of application & system management and service desk support.”

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