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COMPUTER STAMM IS NOW PART OF FERNAO NETWORKS

Today, FERNAO Networks announced that Computer Stamm would be the latest addition to the FERNAO group.


The objective of this addition is to build a leading group of companies specializing in the consulting, planning, and implementation of IT projects, with a particular focus on IT networks/IT security and the operation of IT infrastructure. This is being achieved by making further acquisitions and investing into expansions, with growth capital supplied by the Munich-based investment company AUCTUS Capital Partners. The first “building block” of FERNAO’s buy-and-build strategy was magellan netzwerke GmbH, acquired at the end of last year.

The customer of both companies will benefit from these strong associations: their service and product portfolio has been expanded significantly, and their regional presence has increased. More than 150 employees at 7 locations are now available for customer projects; together, the group generates more than €50 million in sales over the previous financial year.

The merger also provides the group with top certifications from partnered manufacturers, enabling it to respond more flexibly to customer needs.

Andreas Stamm, the managing director of Computer Stamm, sees enormous benefits for his customers in this consolidation: “We are now in a position to increasingly offer IT security, monitoring/analysis, and a 24x7 Network Operation Center to our customers.”

“Now that Computer Stamm shares our objectives, we can now count expertise in VoIP and desktop solutions, as well as resources for comprehensive on-site services among our strengths,” says Stefan Ploder regarding the acquisition. Stefan Ploder serves as one of the managing directors of FERNAO Networks, alongside Nico Birk, Hendrik Sauer, and Ulrich Weller.

To expand the current management of Computer Stamm, David Hecker will begin as a new co-managing director, enabling him to contribute his experience in building business groups, while also performing similar responsibilities as one of the managing directors of FERNAO.

About Computer Stamm GmbH:
Computer Stamm is an IT systems retailer that has been primarily focusing on the installation and support of IT and telecommunications systems since 1988. Computer Stamm offers solutions for a wide range of customer requirements, from mobile workstations to telephone systems and networks with extensive server infrastructure. They serve customers from throughout the industry and retail sectors, as well as medium-sized businesses, and banks, administrative organizations, and insurance companies. Read more.

About magellan netzwerke GmbH:
magellan are network specialists who understand the conditions faced by their customers, specializing in designing, realizing, and maintaining complex corporate networks. Their key areas of focus include IT security, IP networking, data center and carrier solutions, and monitoring and analysis. They also have a Network Operation Center to manage their customers’ IT infrastructure and applications, available 24/7. In addition to their headquarters in Cologne, they have locations in Berlin, Hamburg, Essen, Stuttgart, and Munich. Read more.

About AUCTUS Capital Partners AG:
AUCTUS is an independent investment company founded by entrepreneurs and based in Munich. It manages over €500m of capital invested by institutions, successful entrepreneurs, and the AUCTUS team. In December 2015, AUCTUS was awarded the prestigious “Gold Award” for the best “LBO Fund in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland” for the fourth time running by Leaders League. Read more.

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