Avanade to aquire KCS.net
28 April 2015 – Avanade, a global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire KCS.net and its subsidiaries (including Infoman AG), headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland. With approximately 300 employees, KCS.net is one of the largest Microsoft Dynamics AX/ERP partners in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, and a leading Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner. The acquisition will make Avanade a Dynamics leader in the region. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals.
Walder Wyss acted as legal advisor to The Carlyle Group and the shareholders of KCS.net on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team is being led by Alexander Gutmans (Partner, Corporate/M&A) together with Robert von Rosen (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A) and further includes Maurus Winzap (Partner, Tax).