Broad Horizon continues to grow: Expands with Dutch IT consultancy house
Copenhagen 23 August 2022
Broad Horizon has acquired the Dutch IT consultancy house Iquality. As a part of Broad Horizon, Delegate has been co-responsible for the acquisition and will work closely with Iquality. At the same time, Delegate opens its first office outside of Denmark in Amsterdam.
Dutch Broad Horizon continues to expand and acquire up-and-coming European IT companies. As such, Broad Horizon has acquired the Dutch consultancy house Iquality, which specializes in designing, developing and operating software, apps and websites.
Broad Horizon and Delegate jointly facilitated the acquisition of Iquality. Iquality will continue as an independent company and will enter a close partnership with the other companies in Broad Horizon, including Danish Delegate and will report organizationally to Delegate’s CEO Jakob Schou and CFO Helle Sasser.
Broad Horizon now counts more than 1,100 employees, and 400 of those are located in the Nordic region and divided between Danish Delegate and Projectum and Finnish Sulava.
The acquisition of Iquality is the next logical step as part of the development both Delegate and Broad Horizon have undergone in recent years, says CEO of Delegate, Jakob Schou:
“We have a clear ambition to continue our growth journey, through organic growth and through the acquisition of other companies with which we share values, such as Iquality which, like Delegate and the rest of Broad Horizon, is characterized by a strong focus on the professional and personal development of the employees and their well-being,” says Jakob Schou. Jakob adds: ”With more companies in the family, we can create an even stronger collaboration and ensure our costumers continues development and succes.”
Delegate expands its market and recruitment basis
At the same time, Delegate has taken the next step on its growth journey by opening an independent office in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam. Delegate also has offices in Virum, Aarhus and Aalborg, while Broad Horizon and several of its companies already have headquarters in and around Amsterdam.
”The central location in the middle of Europe gives us a new base from where we can operate and grow. We now have better conditions expanding our business in, for example, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. At the same time, we get a much larger area from which to recruit qualified colleagues from. Although the physical office is less important today than ever before, the location of the workplace is still an important parameter in the competition to attract and retain the brightest talents,” says Jakob Schou.
For further information, please contact:
Delegate, Jakob Schou, CEO, tel. + 45 2333 7500.
“We have a clear ambition to continue our growth journey, through organic growth and through the acquisition of other companies with which we share values.”
Delegate, CEO, Jakob Schou, tel. + 45 2333 7500.
About Broad Horizon
Today, Broad Horizon counts more than 1,000 employees and is created on the basis of several different companies that all have Microsoft in common. The headquarters is located in the Netherlands. All companies in the group are specialists within the areas of Data & AI, Workplace, Cloud & Infra and Business Apps. Broad Horizon is based on the philosophy that we are stronger together than alone. The Broad Horizon Group comprises True, DMP, PINK Elephant, Cmotions, Underlined, Focus Enterprise Solutions, GAC, Delegate, Projectum, Sulava, and now also Iquality.
Iqualitys headquarters is in Nijmegen and currently has 60 employees. Since 1994 the company has specialized in designing, developing and operating software, apps and websites.
Delegate was founded in 2006, and now has almost 200 employees across offices in Virum, Aarhus, Aalborg, and the Netherlands. Delegate advises Danish companies and organizations on digital transformation and delivers business-critical IT solutions based on Microsoft’s platform in areas such as Big Data, IoT, Machine Learning and Customer Experience Management. Among the customers are large Danish companies and several public agencies. In 2021, Delegate won the award as Danish Microsoft Partner of the Year, and in 2022 Delegate was recognised as both Best IT Workplace in Denmark and Best Workplace in Denmark for Women across all industries.