Waterland Private Equity acquires a stake in Sofyne Active Technology to create an independent leader in digital transformation for the industry

Sofyne Active Technology announces the signing of a capital partnership with the pan-European investment fund Waterland Private Equity in order to continue and accelerate its development. Waterland Private Equity will become a shareholder in Sofyne Active Technology alongside the company’s CEO Stéphane Lusoli and the management team.

Founded in Lyon in 2005, Sofyne Active Technology specializes in the digital transformation of industrial companies. The company is present throughout Europe (France, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Poland). With its expert service offering, Sofyne Active Technology supports leading manufacturing companies (luxury goods, automotive, energy, etc.) in their Industry 4.0 ambitions. It is praised for its know-how in the integration of industrial data management software.

The partnership with Waterland will enable Sofyne Active Technology to accelerate its development and seize opportunities for organic and external growth under the leadership of its CEO & founder, Stéphane Lusoli, and the company’s key managers.
“We are determined to provide Sofyne Active Technology with the resources it needs to accelerate its development and expand its international reach, while maintaining the organisation and high quality of the services it provides.” say Louis Huetz and Pierre Naftalski, Partner and Investment Director of Waterland in France.

“Sofyne is taking a major step forward by joining forces with Waterland. Based on the solid foundations we have built over the last few years in terms of customer base, technical expertise and service offering, we will be able to accelerate our growth and further develop our customer base in France and internationally by addressing the challenges of digital transformation for the industry.” Stéphane Lusoli, Chairman, founder and shareholder of Sofyne Active Technology.

About Sofyne Active Technology

Founded in 2005, Sofyne Active Technology is a European leader in Industry 4.0 consulting and software integration. A privileged partner of the leading software publishers, Sofyne helps industry leaders (35 clients among the world’s largest manufacturing companies) monitor and digitalise industrial processes, plan and optimize supply chains and resources, manage performance and quality, etc. Sofyne’s teams – around 200 employees in six offices (Versailles, Lyon, London, Geneva, Porto, Krakow) – are made up of expert consultants in industrial process digitalization.

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