Main Capital, the Dutch investor in unlisted software companies, is making the leap to the Belgian market. The company opens an office in Antwerp where six employees will work.
Main Capital, started some twenty years ago with a fund of two million euros. Today, the investment firm of founder and CEO Charly Zwemstra manages some 2.2 billion euros, and this fund focuses exclusively on (business) software companies.
Dutch companies that Main Capital has in its portfolio, and which it also mentions on its website, are Paragin (e-learning), Relyon (field service management), Exxellence (government software), WoodWing (content and asset management) and Optimizers (SCM). software).
Main Capital is mainly active in profitable growth companies. It takes an interest in these companies and supports them in their international expansion and possible strategic acquisitions. In total, Main has a team of over sixty experts and consultants. This makes the company one of the most active tech investors in Europe.
Today Main Capital has offices in The Hague, Boston, Düsseldorf and Stockholm. Antwerp is now added to this. The message is in the business newspaper De Tijd. This also clearly shows the investor’s ambition. So far, none of the more than forty software companies in their portfolio is Belgian. Although the company wants to change that quickly. For example, according to the business newspaper, it is said to have had exclusive talks with a Belgian software company that is active in healthcare, and more specifically in the exchange of data.