CAPZA supports iC Consult in its external growth
CAPZA arranged a new Unitranche financing to support iC Consult in the acquisition of Kapstone Technologies LLC.
Established in 1997 and headquartered in Oberhaching, Germany, iC Consult is the world’s leading managed services and consulting company in the field of Identity & Access Management (IAM). The Group strongly participates in the global cybersecurity growth trend while addressing primarily mission critical applications. The services portfolio comprises strategic & technical IAM consulting, system integration, specialised IAM managed services and Service Layers which is a patent protected platform solution enabling considerable implementation speed and ease of maintenance for complex hybrid solutions.
Kapstone is a renowned IAM and security specialist headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, U.S., with subsidiaries in Canada and India. Founded in 2013, the team offers deep expertise in Identity & Access Management, Privileged Account Management (PAM), Identity SOC, Compliance Reporting and API Security including multiple respected industry experts and thought leaders in Enterprise Security.
The transaction marks iC Consult’s third strategic acquisition. These three growth operations illustrate the Group’s strong development ambitions.
“We are pleased to have accompanied Carlyle Tech on this investment. These three acquisitions are fully in line with the Group’s strategy and its strong ambitions for development that we keep supporting since 2021.” Bertram Schütz, Partner at CAPZA
CAPZA has been supporting the Group since February 2021. At the time, CAPZA arranged a Unitranche financing to support the acquisition of iC Consult by Carlyle Europe Technology Partners. As part of this new external growth transaction, CAPZA has arranged an additional Unitranche financing to fund the acquisition of Kapstone.
Present in Germany since 2017, CAPZA’s strategy across continental Europe relies on regional teams with expert knowledge of their local ecosystem in order to support SMEs in their expansion strategy. 6 investment professionals are currently based in Munich and have successfully completed 8 German Unitranche financings.
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