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Unica signs agreement to acquire Nsecure
Hoevelaken/Barendrecht (the Netherlands), 21 November 2017 – Unica, a Triton Fund IV company, has signed an agreement to acquire Nsecure, a leading specialist in the management of complex access control and security issues in the Netherlands. Nsecure forms part of Nedap, a listed company. Completion is subject to regulatory approval. The purchase price has not been disclosed.
The acquisition means that Unica can now build on its specialised know-how in the field of security management and access control. Unica Security, a Unica subsidiary, has been actively involved in this area for a number of years. The addition of Nsecure is the catalyst for opening up new opportunities in the provision of integrated technological solutions for its clients.
John Quist, Unica’s CEO, explains: “Security and privacy are contemporary issues confronting every organisation. In implementing technological solutions in buildings, where security aspects play an increasingly important role, Unica aims to perform the role of facilitator for its clients. The expertise and all-round package of services offered by Nsecure is the perfect foil for the know-how we already have in-house at Unica. In that respect, Nsecure is a significant addition to our existing Unica Security organisation. We are absolutely convinced that Nsecure will be able to take full advantage of our own experience in the field of ICT and sustainability and so consolidate their strategy of the past few years. We have the absolute ambition to continue investing in this discipline.”
Hans van Driel, managing director of Nsecure, adds the following: “Nsecure is delighted to enter into partnership with Unica and join forces with one of the leading providers of technical services in the Netherlands. As our new shareholding partner, Unica embraces our vision and strategy and this will enable us to consolidate our leading position in the Dutch access control market.”
Unica provides a wide diversity of technical solutions for your buildings. Using top-of-the-range, innovative technology and an all-round service package, Unica contributes to socially relevant issues in the field of security, comfort & health, ICT, and energy and sustainability. With a network of ten companies, Unica - with 14 sites and over 2,200 employees - is one of the largest providers of technical services in the Netherlands. Unica is amongst the ‘Top 250 Scale-ups in the Netherlands’, an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.
For further information: www.unica.nl
Nsecure is market leader in the Netherlands in the field of access and identity management. With its data-driven access systems and platforms, Nsecure provides access control systems for buildings and premises. It links high-quality security systems to essential business processes and in so doing delivers greater security, fewer risks and better performance for the organisations it serves. Nsecure is responsible for managing more than one million active access control passes and processes tens of millions of pass movements every day for leading Dutch businesses. Nsecure was founded in 1995, is based in Barendrecht and has 112 employees.
For further information: www.nsecure.nl
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