Andernach-based software specialist SHD AG has partnered with Bregal Unternehmerkapital as a new strategic investor. SHD is a leading developer and vendor of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and graphical planning software for furniture and kitchen retailers. Together with Bregal as new majority owner, the company now plans to further strengthen its market position and expand its European presence. The previous owners (funds advised by Elvaston Capital, and the SHD management team) will continue to retain a stake in the company.
Corporate website SHD AG With this investment, Bregal Unternehmerkapital continues to expand its involvement in the software industry. With SHD, Bregal has once more added an enterprise to its portfolio, whose innovation, technological capabilities and services place it at the forefront of market developments. Founded in 1983, SHD is the market leader for ERP systems for furniture retailers, supporting this industry its transition to the digital future. The company’s products greatly facilitate and accelerate key processes for its customers – in addition to ERP applications, the product portfolio includes intelligent controlling of warehouse logistics in furniture retailing as well as graphical planning and visualisation software for kitchens, bathrooms and interior design. Finally, the SHD product portfolio offers financial and human-resources management software for a wide range of industries.
Bregal Unternehmerkapital aims to support SHD AG with capital, know-how and Bregal’s network of experts as it continues on its path of organic, sustainable development. Suitable acquisitions will also be considered in order to achieve additional scaling and synergy effects, and thus further strengthen SHD’s market position. With the European market currently offering promising conditions, Bregal is looking forward to a fruitful working relationship in this promising field.
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