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PONTIS Capital leads C-Round investment in cloud-based BI-Company evidanza AG

Ř PONTIS Capital finalizes first investment from its second fund PGC II

Ř Leading a C-Round with well-known co-investors S-Refit, BayBG, KfW as well as recognized private investors and a family office

Ř evidanza AG is a highly innovative cloud-based Business Intelligence, CPM and risk management platform provider headquartered in Regensburg (Germany)

Ř John Chapman, Managing Partner of PONTIS Capital led the investment and has joined the company’s Supervisory Board

Ř PONTIS Capital is a leading growth capital investment firm in Austria with a focus on small and medium sized companies in German speaking Europe.

Vienna, November 2012. PONTIS Capital leads a EUR 4.2 mn C-Round investment in cloud-based Business Intelligence Company evidanza AG, located in Regensburg (Germany). Well-known German co-investors such as S-Refit, BayBG and KfW, as well as recognized private investors and a family office took part in this investment round. John Chapman, Managing Partner of PONTIS Capital and working out of PONTIS’ Munich office, led the investment and has joined evidanza’s Supervisory Board to contribute to the company´s further growth over the next few years.

evidanza is a provider of a highly innovative platform based “Business Management” solution for corporate clients. In addition to an on-premise offering, the company has developed a software technology framework allowing cloud-based delivery of sector or function specific BI applications from an app store. This delivery mechanism enables new business models. Downstream evidanza can deliver highly specific apps to meet the needs of business users across a theoretically unlimited range of sectors and functions. Per-use pricing, plug & play capability lower take up barriers and allow high speed and flexible response to evolving BI needs. Upstream the company can take on-board, test and deploy apps and functions developed by partners while sharing the revenues generated by these apps in the market.

“PONTIS Capital is an excellent complement to our existing investor base, adding an international private equity perspective to the experience brought by IT sector leaders such as Richard Seibt and Jürgen Gallmann,” says Thomas Gross, founder and Member of the evidanza Board. “With PONTIS and our other investors we have the financial backing we need to take a leadership position in SaaS & Cloud Based provision of BI and Business Management applications on an international level.”

“The time has come for more dynamic, flexible, and cheaper delivery of BI, CPM and risk management functionalities directly to business users at their desktops, tablets or smart phones,” notes John Chapman, Managing Partner of PONTIS Capital. “To date these capabilities were implemented in large, costly projects which relied on extensive support from company IT departments. evidanza is bringing the next generation offering to market and leading the way.”

About PONTIS Capital

PONTIS Capital is a Private Equity investment firm with a focus on small and medium sized growth companies active especially in ICT, MedTech and CleanTech in the German-speaking countries. The firm works out of its offices in Vienna and Munich and is backed by well known Austrian and international institutional investors as well as high net worth individuals. Its management team consists of 4 senior professionals who together bring decades of technology investing experience in Austria and across Europe.

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