dRofus Acquired by Nemetschek
We are proud to announce that Nemetschek SE have acquired 100 % of the shares in dRofus AS. After a period of strong growth worldwide for dRofus, Nemetschek is the perfect partner for us to expand global reach as the leading planning and data management solution in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry.
dRofus AS was founded in 2011 in Oslo, Norway. Today we have 28 employees in North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. The customer base of dRofus includes public and private building owners, designers, engineers and contractors. The software has established a dominant position in the construction of healthcare facilities and airports. We have an expanding portfolio of project types including, but not limited to, professional stadiums, high speed rail systems, high rises, power plants, defense, correctional facilities and high schools.
We will continue our development of our state-of-the-art connections to both ArchiCAD and Autodesk Revit, with an even stronger focus on supporting open data standards in the industry. We can guarantee all our existing customers even better software and services in the months and years to come. The inclusion in the Nemetschek family of brands, is also a perfect fit to address the needs of building owners more strongly.
The Nemetschek Group, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry. With its now 14 brands, the Nemetschek Group serves around 2.1 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Professor Georg Nemetschek, the company focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the TecDAX, the company achieved revenue in the amount of EUR 285.3 million and an EBITDA of EUR 69.5 million in 2015.
The purchase price for 100% of the shares amounts to NOK 220 million on a cash and debt free basis. Carnegie acted as financial advisor to dRofus and Selmer Law acted as legal advisor.
Please contact CEO of dRofus AS, Rolf Jerving, for any questions you may have. (firstname.lastname@example.org / +47 90 84 38 38)