Odewald KMU II acquires majority stake in digitalization expert ctrl QS
Funds advised by Odewald KMU ("Odewald KMU") have acquired a majority stake in ctrl QS GmbH Rollout Management for Digital Projects, a leading service provider that supports global corporations in the roll-out of digital solutions.
Together with the founder, Mirja Silverman, who will continue to lead the company as Managing Partner, the company’s successful growth path is to be continued. The terms of the transactions were not disclosed. Odewald KMU has thereby realized the 9th investment in its current, second Odewald KMU Fund.
About ctrl QS
ctrl QS is a specialist service provider that advises multinational corporations and brands on process, tool and change management in the context of digital projects and provides operational support to its customers. In its core market, ctrl QS already occupies a leading market position and has many opportunities to expand its product range and to continue to grow successfully both nationally and internationally. A key competitive advantage of ctrl QS is the in-depth understanding of the processes and challenges of the customers as well as the many years of experience in the successful handling of cross-system, digital projects. In addition, further growth is to be realized through targeted add-on acquisitions. The Berlin-based company was founded in 2009 and today employs over 100 people.
Mirja Silverman, Founder and Managing Partner of ctrl QS, said: “We were looking for a reliable and financially strong partner who can strategically support us on our further growth path. In addition, it was important for us to find a partner who values and wants to continue the unique corporate culture of ctrl QS. With Odewald KMU, we found exactly that.”
Heiko Arnold, partner of Odewald KMU, commented as follows: “The investment in ctrl QS expands our portfolio in the highly attractive and strongly growing market of supporting companies and organizations in their digital transformation. We were convinced not only by the strong growth and the extraordinary client portfolio, but especially by the entrepreneurial management. We are delighted to be able to support Mirja Silverman and her team in implementing the future growth of ctrl QS. This acquisition also demonstrates our increased focus on technology companies: There are many owner-managed companies with exciting business models and excellent growth prospects.”