January 10, 2017
GCA Altium advises Edenhouse on a minority investment by ECI Partners
GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Edenhouse, the UK’s largest independent SAP specialist, on securing a minority investment by ECI Partners.
Edenhouse is a highly differentiated SAP “one-stop-shop” providing the full range of SAP consulting, support and implementation services across the entire portfolio of SAP products.
Edenhouse has over 250 highly skilled, permanent onshore consultants serving around 300 enterprise customers, as well as a growing SME customer base, across multiple industry verticals. Edenhouse’s flexible and versatile support-led model is growing rapidly and generates market-leading utilisation rates, a high level of recurring revenues and strong cash generation.
Edenhouse was founded in 2008 by members of the current management team. The Edenhouse management team will continue to manage and grow the business with the financial and strategic support of ECI Partners.
“GCA Altium were first class. Their experience and detailed knowledge of our sector enabled us to deliver the right result for all stakeholders – and in ECI, we have found the ideal partner to take our business forward,” commented Paul Solomon, the CEO of Edenhouse.
Stephen Georgiadis, Managing Director at GCA Altium, added: “We were pleased to have helped the Edenhouse team to secure an investment from ECI, one of the UK’s leading technology investors, whom we are confident will be a strong and supportive partner during the company’s future development.”
Richard Chapman, Partner at ECI Partners, said: “We are looking forward to working with the team at Edenhouse and are excited to be part of their future journey. The business employs very talented and committed people who are delivering high levels of customer satisfaction. GCA Altium gave great advice to the team at Edenhouse and ourselves, enabling us to appreciate what a fantastic business Paul and the team had developed. ECI has been investing in the technology sector for over 30 years and Edenhouse is a great fit into our stable of past and current technology led investments.”
This latest transaction sees GCA build on its leading position as an international technology sector adviser, having completed over 20 transactions in this sector over the past six months.