(Oslo, 07 July 2021) Volue ASA (Volue, OSE: VOLUE) today announces the acquisition of German ProCom GmbH (ProCom) to strengthen its position as the leading provider of sustainable technology solutions to the European energy sector.
“We are pleased to announce the investment in ProCom to strengthen our European offering further. ProCom has a strong heritage as a family business providing leading technology solutions for over 40 years to the energy sector and adjacent industries. ProCom has an ambitious growth and expansion strategy, and we look forward to working with the ProCom team in expanding their offering and market presence in this rapidly growing and changing industry, “says Trond Straume, Chief Executive Officer of Volue.
Volue has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of ProCom GmbH. From signing of the agreement, a spin-off of the automation business will be conducted and Volue will acquire the entire ProCom’s Energy business unit. Through the acquisition, Volue will add three million euros in annual recurring revenues, approximately 60 employees and over 60 customers to its business. ProCom is headquartered in Aachen, Germany and has offices in Cologne and Berlin, serving primarily customers in Germany.
“The investment in ProCom is in line with our growth strategy. The ProCom team delivers services covering a large part of the clean energy value chain and will add a complementary offering to Volue’s technology. Like Volue, ProCom is committed to ensuring the efficient use of scarce resources while increasing resilience for its clients. Our ambition is to exercise our option of acquiring ProCom to accelerate our joint offering to reduce carbon emissions and the green transition for our customers, “Straume concludes.
For ProCom’s customers and partners, Volue’s investment as a solid industrial player with an excellent product portfolio is good news.
“We are pleased to have found a strong investor in Volue. The challenges of the energy transition and the ambitious climate targets that go hand in hand require a high level of digital infrastructure and investments in know-how. With Volue as an investor, ProCom’s energy division is ideally positioned for future growth and sustainable support for its customers,” says Dr Max Scheidt, Managing Director of ProCom.
The parties have agreed to not disclose the financial details of the transaction. The investment is expected to close during September 2021, and the closing will be subject to certain conditions as agreed between the parties.
About Volue | www.volue.com
Volue is a market leader in technologies and services that power the green transition. Based on 50 years of experience, Volue provides innovative solutions, systems and insights to industries critical to society. Over 650 employees work with more than 2000 customers across energy, power grid, water and infrastructure projects that ensure a sustainable, flexible and reliable future. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and active in 40+ countries.
About ProCom | https://procom-energy.de
ProCom GmbH offers consultancy and IT tools throughout the whole value chain from energy production to energy trading. The Procom solutions help to make processes and energy portfolios, in all time horizons and markets Procom operates, to be more transparent and to forecast optimally. With these and other energy-related aspects, ProCom is making an essential contribution to energy transformation.