Sven Tischendorf (managing partner, act legal Germany) and Terry Steffens (managing partner, act legal The Netherlands) and Elias van Kampen (partner, act legal The Netherlands) advised univativ Group, a Triton Smaller Mid-Cap Fund (“TSM”) company, on the acquisition of QISS-IT B.V. and its subsidiary QISS-IT International B.V. The company QISS-IT is a leading secondment specialist of young IT professionals in the Netherlands.
Triton (www.triton-partners.com) is an investment firm that primarily invests in mid-market businesses in German-speaking countries, the Nordic countries, the Benelux region, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, focusing on companies in the industrial, business services and consumer/health sectors. Triton’s portfolio currently consists of 37 companies with a combined turnover of around €13 billion and approximately 84,000 employees.
univativ Group (www.univativ.com) is a leading German provider of personnel services that specialises in placing young professionals and has been successfully providing student and graduate specialists to over 350 customers in different sectors. Its talent pool includes around 7,000 students and graduates from 60 renowned universities. With 20 branch offices in Germany and Switzerland, univativ Group employs over 1,300 professionals.
QISS-IT (www.qiss-it.nl) was founded in 2011 and provides personnel services for IT temporary staffing with a focus on increasingly sought-after female IT young professionals. The company currently serves over 120 blue-chip companies and regional organisations in the Netherlands. CEO José van Dalen will stay significantly invested in the univativ Group and play a vital role in the further development of the joint company.