Software company MCS receives EUR 6 million growth funding to accelerate international expansion
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, MCS is one of the fastest growing software companies in Real Estate, Workplace Management (IWMS) and Facility Management (CAFM). The company markets a suite of integrated software solutions called myMCS, which enables its clients across the globe to achieve bottom line gains through maximizing the efficiency of real estate and facility operations. myMCS covers real estate, property portfolio management, lease administration, space and facility management, maintenance management as well as sustainability. The company also enables optimization of the workplace environment, and is developing and implementing Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensor networks and Big Data solutions for smart buildings.
MCS software is already being used for a portfolio of more than 100 million square meter across 60 countries, with a broad client base consisting of Fortune 1000 companies, central and local governments as well as other large organisations across many industries including banking, telecom, manufacturing, utilities, education and healthcare. MCS has been able to acquire hundreds new clients over the past 3 years and enjoys strong customer loyalty in all sectors, allowing for heavy R&D investment to further improve its software solutions.
Since the management buy-in of Koen Matthijs and Steven Lambert in 2012, the company has increased revenues by 30% per year. With this financing round of € 6 million, the company will accelerate its international expansion and ambitions to become a global provider of integrated IWMS solutions.
Koen Matthijs, CEO of MCS: “A future proof MCS is what our customers and employees deserve. Being two professional and forward thinking partners, PE Group and Mountain Cleantech will be instrumental in our continued sustainable global growth”.
Steven Lambert, COO of MCS added : “This capital injection will enable MCS to accelerate its growth, through both innovation and global expansion. PE Group and Mountain Cleantech, as new partners for MCS, bring seasoned business management to the MCS board, as well as access to new growth channels.”
Stefan Yee, Founder and CEO of PE Group and future board member, states: “The automation of real estate and facility management, paired with the internet of things allows for huge scalability and growth over the coming years; we are excited to partner with MCS on this investment.”
Jürgen Habichler, Founder and Managing Director at Mountain Cleantech AG, who will also join the board of MCS, comments: “We have been impressed by Koen’s and Steven’s ability to grow this company over the last couple of years into one of the fastest growing software companies in Europe. We are excited to become part of this success story.”
For further information please contact :
MCS: Koen Matthijs, CEO, +32 478 99 22 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
PE Group: Stefan Yee, CEO, +32 497 37 80 65, email@example.com
Mountain Cleantech: Jürgen Habichler, Managing Partner, +41 78 66 54 055, firstname.lastname@example.org
About PE Group
PE Group is an independent private equity and corporate finance advisory company, founded by Stefan Yee, CEO, with the support of the Van Rompay family (Docpharma, Uteron Pharma, Alter Pharma) and several other entrepreneurs and private investors. PE Group’s investment focus is on later stage investments in profitable medium-sized (Belgian) companies.The present investment portfolio includes investments in AED (www.aedrent.com and www.aedstudios.com), UnifiedPost group (www.unifiedpost.com), Dekabo group (www.dekabo.be) and AlterPharma (pharmaceuticals).
About Mountain Cleantech
Mountain Cleantech AG was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland with additional offices in Austria, Germany, Sweden and Luxembourg. It is the Investment Advisor of the Luxembourg domiciled Mountain Fund SICAV-SIF – Mountain Cleantech Fund II, which focuses on growth equity investments in the German-speaking and adjacent regions. Since its inception, the team has invested in numerous innovative high growth companies including reBuy reCommerce GmbH (www.rebuy.de), Ascon Resource Management Holding GmbH (www.els-systeme.de), Geppert GmbH (www.geppert.at), Pessl GmbH (www.metos.at) and Grünspar GmbH (www.gruenspar.de).
For more information, please visit www.mountain-cleantech.ch