Bishopsgate advised the shareholders of Wise Robotics, which is dedicated to ongoing R&D in warehouse automation and serving customers with flexible warehouse robotics solutions to Private Equity backed Forterro Group.
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in London, Forterro has a portfolio of 11 Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software brands, serving over 10,000 customers primarily in the manufacturing space. The Company’s software products offer functionality and serve various manufacturing sub-verticals, which has differentiated its solutions from competitors and fostered a loyal customer base.
Forterro’s deep domain expertise allows customers to buy more tailored solutions, which increases speed of implementation. The Company has over 1,200 employees across its European offices – located in the UK, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Germany and Poland – and global development centers.
The SMB ERP software market benefits from structural tailwinds driven by long-term digitization trends and is expected to experience attractive growth in the coming years. Forterro’s strong portfolio of brands and geographic reach position it well to capitalize on this growth.
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