Nunspeet, April 2017 – Ultimo Software Solutions (“Ultimo”) is pleased to announce its partnership with Gilde Equity Management (GEM) Benelux (“Gilde”). Ultimo, a fast-growing developer of software for the functional management of business assets and processes, has been growing at double digit rates for the last several years and has ambitious (international) expansion plans. With Gilde as a new partner, the shareholders and management of Ultimo look forward to accelerate the growth by leveraging on Gilde’s capital and extensive experience in the software industry. The broader management, led by CEO Ewout Noordermeer, has become shareholder with founding director Jaap van Seventer remaining as shareholder and taking place in the supervisory board.
Ultimo, originally founded in 1988 and based in Nunspeet, is a leading developer of software for the functional management of business assets and processes. From planning property maintenance at a luxury hotel to managing the medical equipment at a large hospital to overseeing the vehicle fleet of a waste collection company, Ultimo’s software solutions are used by more than 1,500 companies in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The company realizes more than EUR 15 million in sales and employs ca. 160 employees. Ultimo’s software distinguishes itself by its specialized yet highly flexible software which integrates well into ERP systems. The company boasts a reputation for offering innovative solutions which can be easily tailored to the customers’ needs.
Since its inception in 1982, Gilde has gained extensive experience supporting successful companies in the IT and software industry. Examples of current and previous participations in the industry include BlueCielo, Impulse, Conclusion, PQR, and Nspyre.