Fortino Capital invests in the Van Roey ICT Group, alongside its founder and management, to further accelerate growth

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Fortino Capital acquires a stake in Van Roey ICT Group to work with the founder and management to accelerate growth

Fortino Capital invests in the Van Roey ICT Group, alongside its founder and management, to further accelerate growth.

Jun. 30th, 2022

Antwerp, 30 June 2022 - VanRoey.be announces that Fortino Capital has taken an equity stake in the company. In Fortino Capital, management has found the right partner to reinforce its growth ambitions and together further expand VanRoey.be as a leading ICT service provider.

VanRoey.be is a leading Managed ICT provider with expertise in applications, cloud infrastructure, storage, networks, and security. It is headquartered in Turnhout and has offices in Geel, Antwerp and Mechelen. The company offers a full-service offering of IT needs, whereby customers can work in a reliable, flexible, and secure manner. VanRoey.be is a growing company with a family-like atmosphere, and relies on the knowledge and experience of its 175 employees to service its clients.

“Technology is best when it brings people together” written on the wall in the VanRoey Experience Center. This slogan represents our approach: specialists and clients work together in close consultation to find suitable solutions. This formula, based on mutual trust, unburdens more than 550 organisations in the public and private sectors, who can count on the certified specialists of VanRoey.be to design, set up, and secure the most challenging architecture for private, public, or hybrid cloud environments.

“A Great Place To Work”. VanRoey.be has recently moved into a new, climate-neutral building in Turnhout known as the "Kempus". This confirms our strong focus on the wellbeing of our team, climate, and environment. It also allows the ‘Great Place To Work’-certified organization to further expand in a sustainable way, providing current and future employees with a pleasant working environment.

Almost 30 years after its foundation, Fortino Capital comes on board as a partner. Fortino Capital, together with the founder and management, invests in VanRoey.be to further grow and strengthen its market position. For Fortino Capital, this is the first investment of its Growth Private Equity Fund II.

Pat Van Roey, CEO at VanRoey ICT Group: "Over the past years, I have worked with my management team in bringing the company to where we stand today. We are now ready for the next step, and believe Fortino is the right partner for the next growth phase. Throughout this journey, we will remain loyal to our core values of working in a customer-focused manner and delivering high quality solutions for our clients. I look forward to continuing this growth story together with my talented team and Fortino Capital, as a trusted ICT partner for our customers."

Pat Van Roey

Steven De Troyer, Partner at Fortino Capital: "The ICT market is a growing market which continuously evolves and is becoming increasingly complex. On top of this, organisations find it difficult to attract inhouse IT talent. We believe that the expertise of the VanRoey.be team can address these challenges. They have proven to be a reliable full-service partner to fullfil the IT needs of their clients. We look forward to supporting Pat and his team in realizing their growth plans, both organically and through buy-&-build."

Steven De Troyer

About VanRoey.be

VanRoey.be, founded in 1993, is an ICT service provider with headquarters in Turnhout and offices in Geel, Antwerpen, and Mechelen. Our expertise includes (cloud) infrastructure, networks, and security. Our focus lies on Managed Services, as well as on the security of customer environments as a Fortinet Expert Partner. Our headquarters are located in Turnhout, complemented by a presence in Geel, Antwerp, and Mechelen to be close to our customers. VanRoey.be provides services to +550 customers in the public and private sectors. You can find more information on www.vanroey.be

 

About Fortino Capital

Fortino Capital is an investment company with a focus on B2B software and ICT. Our mission is to support ambitious management teams in realising their growth plans. We invest in young companies (venture capital) and established companies (growth capital) where growth is an integral part of the strategy. Fortino has offices in Belgium and the Netherlands, and invests in North-West Europe. Previous investments of Fortino include, among others, Odin Group, TeamLeader, Efficy CRM, SigmaConso, Hospitality Cloud Solutions, Cenosco, MobileXpense, iObeya, etc.

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