PARATUS Secures Majority Ownership in DB Soft
The investment by PARATUS is a strategic building block in establishing a global leading healthcare software and IT-service provider. The founders of DB Soft placed their trust in PARATUS through a significant reinvest.
Stefan Donat, CEO of PARATUS, commented, “We are excited that DB Soft is now a part of our PARATUS software group. After our fast-growing RIS/PACS cluster, DB Soft is the starting point for our second cluster LIMS.”
Friedrich von Kleist, Co-Founder of PARATUS, added” The founders of DB Soft equally share our ESG values and long-term vision. We look forward to working together with DB Soft’s management team to continue building a cutting-edge technology platform that will transform the healthcare sector, especially the medical care of patients.”
Alejandro Sicilia, Managing Director of DB Soft, commented: “As a founder and CEO of DB Soft, I am incredibly proud of what our team has achieved over the years. We started as a small start-up with a big vision, and today, we have grown into a recognized leader in the Spanish healthcare system. Our commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction has been the driving force behind our success. This new partnership with PARATUS represents the next chapter in our company’s journey, and we are excited about the opportunities it will bring for both our team and our customers.”
Leopoldo Vitini, also Managing Director of DB Soft, said: “At DB Soft, we have built a strong reputation for Laboratory Information and Management Systems LIMS that sets us apart in the Spanish HealthCare IT market. Our team’s dedication and hard work have been instrumental in our growth and success. We are excited about the future and the possibilities it holds for our company. We believe that under PARATUS ownership, the business will continue to develop into a leading European player in the HealthCare IT market.”
The founders of DB Soft have been advised by Norgestion (financial and legal) in the Transaction, while Pérez-Llorca and FMDH have acted as legal advisor to the PARATUS. wdp supported PARATUS as Tech Due Diligence advisor and WTS with its local Spanish partners FTI Consulting and Cuatrecasas in the Financial and Tax Due Diligence.
PARATUS stands for the establishment and development of a leading decentralized group of companies in the field of software and IT services in the healthcare sector and is dedicated to enable better health through digitalization. The group was set up to become a leading provider of specialized niche healthcare software and IT-service solutions. PARATUS will form partnerships between companies and entrepreneurs to actively promote digitalization and transformation into a data-driven healthcare system and support the group with HR, digitalization, regulatory and data privacy solutions. PARATUS is pursuing a long-term growth path, both organically and by adding new partners to its group.
ABOUT DB SOFT
DB Soft is a leading software & IT-service provider of Laboratory Information and Management Systems (LIMS). DB SOFT provides LIMS solutions especially for clinical, pathological, genetic and microbiology laboratories. The company is based in Madrid, Spain. DB Soft was founded in 1995. By now, more than 130 laboratories in Spain are successfully managing their daily operations with the software of DB Soft.
ABOUT GREENPEAK PARTNERS
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