Dustin’s €425 Million Acquisition of Centralpoint

Cederquist and Hannes Snellman represented Dustin on the deal.

Dustin announced its acquisition of Centralpoint for a total consideration of EUR 425 million on a cash and debt free basis from Rotla B.V.

Combining Dustin’s existing presence in the Benelux region with Centralpoint creates an IT powerhouse in the region with outstanding market positions in all customer segments; publicsector, large corporate and SMB customers. With critical mass in the market.The combined group will have a full offering including hardware, software, services and solutions to all customer segments and is positioned to enhance the local service offering and introduce additional value-added services in the market.

Centralpoint Holding B.V. is the leading IT value added reseller in the Benelux region. With the acquisition of Centralpoint Dustin expands its home market, paving the way for continued expansion in the Benelux region. Building on the current footprint in the Netherlands Dustin will now take a leading position in the Benelux region. Gaining a position similar to the one in the Nordics with an equally strong offering to the SMB and LCP segments.

Dustin is a leading online IT partner with operations in the Nordics and the Netherlands. We help our customers to stay in the forefront by providing them with the right IT solution, at the right time and at the right price.

The Cederquist’s team was led by Tone Myhre-Jensen (Picture), together with Henrik Wållgren, Anna Green Jensen and Matilda Larsson.

Hannes Snellman’s core team included Paula Röttorp and Aina Renström.

Involved fees earner: Anna Green Jensen – Cederquist KB; Tone Myhre-Jensen – Cederquist KB; Henrik Wållgren – Cederquist KB; Aina Renström – Hannes Snellman; Paula Röttorp – Hannes Snellman;

Law Firms: Cederquist KB; Hannes Snellman;

Clients: Dustin Group AB;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler