We provide market leading, vertical, industry specific software solutions and services specifically developed to meet the needs of mid-sized businesses. We pride ourselves on industry knowledge and personal customer relationships in the Manufacturing, Retail, Distribution, Public, Laboratories sectors. We are a trusted partner and expert advisor to our customers as we guide them through digitalization, ensuring they are future proofed for success in an ever-changing world.About the Company
310 mil. €
Examples of market presence:
Every second kitchen sold in Germany is planned using a GENII Retail Solution.
More than 70% of all Educational Publishers trust local GENII experts on the digital transformation journey.
GENII is a strategic and active Software Holding company, leading a federation of independent software companies with entrepreneurial leaders. All these companies share similar characteristics:
Full-service provision of B2B enterprise software tailored to mid-sized customers.
Core process-focused software with high value-adds for clearly defined verticals.
Extensive and deep industry knowledge and local, personal customer relationships.
A track record of success over many years driving high customer loyalty and satisfaction.
A highly trusted partner and advisor on the journey to digitalization.
We are principally focused on European markets, especially the DACH region, Nordics, Benelux, the UK and Italy, with a growing presence in the United States and Asia-Pacific.
GENII is backed by Bregal Unternehmerkapital and Elvaston (see Management and Ownership).
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What We Do
Leading Vertical Solutions
We provide mid-sized customers with software that enables them to compete head-to-head with larger competitors – easy to use, fully integrated and at a fraction of the cost. By leveraging periphery technologies, such as Business Intelligence or Content Management, we improve the quality of our tech solutions as well as the availability of experts.
Instead of standardized platforms with multiple customizations required, our companies have developed solutions that are target-specific and fit-for-purpose and therefore easier, faster, and less risky to implement. This is because we know our customer’s business and understand that IT projects need to minimize risk and be as self-service oriented and efficient as possible.
Our talented people benefit from the security of working for a well resourced, stable business with the flexibility that comes from working in small teams, with a true customer focus and license to design and implement to best meet their needs. Our People have group-wide options to learn and grow, both internationally as well as in new verticals.
We develop talent and provide our people with opportunities to build their careers across the group, including working from more than 20 locations. We are investing in newly created talent hubs in summer and winter locations to provide a new working experience, addressing the need for an attractive, inspiring work-life balance.
Supporting Hidden Champions
We are the natural home for growing, industry specific software companies, which are often hidden champions of their sectors. We understand entrepreneurs and that one size does not fit all. Our individual approach (including brand and management continuity) fosters entrepreneurial decisions at a customer level.
We also recognize that we are stronger together, being able to provide the resources, investment and know-how needed to scale and fulfill our ambitions. This includes shared services, growth financing, leveraging our geographic reach, taking an integrated approach to technology development and maximizing sales and marketing opportunities.
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Management and Ownership
GENII is based in Munich and is backed by Bregal Unternehmerkapital and Elvaston. Bregal Unternehmerkapital is a growth-focused investment firm whose principal focus is to invest behind sound business models and strong leadership teams. Elvaston is an investment company specializing in small-to-medium sized enterprise software companies in Europe. Elvaston accompanies profitable companies in various segments of enterprise software and focuses on organic growth as well as buy & build strategies.
Our market-leading software businesses are run by leaders with strong industry expertise and customer knowledge. We understand entrepreneurs and that one size does not fit all. Our individual approach fosters entrepreneurial decisions that best suit our customers, working within frameworks set by GENII to provide resources, investment and scale and to maximize access to talent, exploit growth opportunities and ensure efficiencies across the business.
Matthias SiekmannGENII Group CEO
Alasdair MarnochGENII Group CFO
Dirk BinglerGENII Group CTO
Volker SchinkelGENII Group CCO
Christopher CatterfeldGENII Group CMO
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