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Content Management specialist Scienta joins forces with WoodWing, supported by Main

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Amsterdam, April 14, 2021 – WoodWing, a leader in delivering Content Orchestration solutions and services globally, has reached an agreement to acquire Scienta, active in the Content Management space. The business combination allows WoodWing to enrich its Content Orchestration offering and grow into new customer segments and allows Scienta to scale its product offering internationally.

Scienta is a provider of cloud-based Content Management solutions. It offers a multi-tenant content management platform that focuses on document management, knowledge sharing, quality management and content collaboration. Scienta has built up a strong position in the Content Management market, serving more than 2,000 organizations. Customers typically use Scienta as a digital workplace and collaboration tool to organize their document workflows. Customers are mostly active in document–intensive sectors such as accountancy organizations, tax advisors and government institutions.

This strategic combination allows WoodWing to diversify its value proposition into new business areas in a way that complements their existing proposition. The combination will yield a stronger organization, as resources and SaaS best practices can be shared on a business and technical level. Furthermore, Scienta’s dominant position in the Dutch market can be expanded through WoodWing’s global presence.

Ross Paterson, CEO of WoodWing: “We are excited about Scienta joining the WoodWing Group, it enriches our product portfolio and allows us to break into new market segments with our Content Orchestration solution. Both Scienta & WoodWing operate at the heart of the content processes with their customers. We see the combination as a great strategic step and look forward to jointly build our company further into a leader in the Content Management space.”

Reinder Repko, CEO of Scienta: “We are proud to become part of WoodWing. Over the past 15 years, we have developed Scienta into a key player for Quality and Process Management Software. We are excited to announce this new step that we are taking as an organization. Both WoodWing and Scienta find each other in their approach to how content processes can support and improve organizations. Under the wings of WoodWing, jointly we can take Scienta's ambitions to new heights and add our qualities to the WoodWing Group.”

Key management of Scienta will stay on board and will hold an equity stake in the business combination.

About WoodWing
WoodWing Software helps brands, publishers, and agencies create and manage content across teams and publish across channels. We build solutions suitable for large teams to efficiently work together on creative processes, within systems that are easy to manage. Customers include Hearst, Forbes, Axel Springer, Coca Cola European Partners, and Yamaha. To find out more, visit www.woodwing.com, or contact us.

About Scienta
Scienta delivers smart cloud software to better manage organizations. Scienta has been active for over fifteen years and services more than 2,000 organizations in the Netherlands and abroad. Organizations manage their business processes in Scienta, use it as a quality or document management system and as a social collaboration tool. Customers include Kwalitaria, SRA, Molecaten, Consolid, Hivos, Schouten Zekerheid and BarentsKrans. To find out more, visit www.scienta.nl, or contact us.

About Main 
Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, DACH and Nordics. Main has a long-term horizon around successful partnerships with management teams, with the aim of building larger software groups together. Main has approximately € 1 billion in assets under management for investments in mature and growing software companies. Within the software sector, Main is the most specialized player in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital for acquisitions. An experienced team of professionals manages these strategic investment funds from offices in The Hague, Düsseldorf and Stockholm.

Main Capital’s current portfolio includes fast growing software and SaaS-software companies such as FOCONIS (DACH, financial services software), Relyon (NL, fieldservice management), Perbility (DACH, HR software), Pointsharp (SE, Security Software) MACH AG (DACH, government software), Textkernel (NL, HR software), Exxellence (NL, government software), WoodWing (NL, ECM/DAM software), Alfa (SE, healthcare/government software), Optimizers (NL, SCM software), Assessio (SE, HR software), GBTEC (DACH, BPM/GRC software), Onventis (DACH, procurement software), HYPE Innovation (DACH, innovation management software), cleversoft (DACH, RegTech), Enovation (NL, healthcare software), SDB Group (NL, healthcare HR software), Jobrouter (DACH, BPM/WFM software), GOconnectIT (NL, GIS/FSM software), Inergy (NL, BI software), KING Software (NL, ERP/accounting software), Artegic (DACH, marketing software), OBI4wan (NL, social media monitoring software), b + m Informatik (DACH financial services software), ChainPoint (NL, SCM software) and Sofon (NL, CRM/CPQ software).

Successful former companies that grew significantly under Main’s leadership include Connexys (HR software), Roxit (NL, government software), Axxerion (NL, facilities management software), Ymor (NL, APM software), Onguard (NL, credit management software), TPSC (NL, healthcare GRC software) and RVC (NL, healthcare software).

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Published on April 14, 2021

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