Diabolo ICT

Cloud services provider Diabolo ICT sold to Eshgro

Diabolo ICT has been acquired by Eshgro. The new organisation with 110 cloud specialists combines the innovative product development power of Eshgro with the customer-oriented approach of Diabolo ICT. Hogenhouck m&a assisted the Diabolo shareholders in this transaction.

Joining forces

Eshgro and Diabolo ICT have been working together successfully for many years. Eshgro is a national cloud service provider that helps organizations with digital transformation. With this acquisition, Eshgro consolidates its leading position as a cloud service provider for the modern workplace, integrated with business-critical applications. Diabolo ICT is an all-round IT service provider with a strong customer-oriented approach for organisations in Central and East Netherlands.

“Our many years of working together  will be continued in its ultimate form with this acquisition,” says Ronald Brakenhoff, director and founder of Diabolo ICT. Anton Loeffen, director and founder of Eshgro, about this acquisition: “Joining forces is the next step in our ambition to grow organically and through acquisitions.”

Solution for the modern workplace

Many organizations are looking for the benefits of a modern workplace, integrated with their business-critical applications. “Companies are looking for a strong partner that understands their business needs and helps them on a strategic and operational level, as well as keeping the IT  environment up-to-date,” says Anton Loeffen. “With more than 100 specialists and our in-house developed Smarter 365 platform, we offer a total solution for maximum productivity, security, compliance, and financial return.”

Seamless alignment with corporate culture

The joint venture has offices in Boxmeer, Arnhem, and Amsterdam and already serve a large group of joint customers. The culture, working methods, and services of both organizations fit in seamlessly.. “The merger makes perfect sense,” says Edwin de Ruijter, CEO of the new organization. “With this acquisition, both organizations are ready for the next step and will even be better positioned to guide customers with digital transformations. Together we have bigger execution power to develop, implement and support future-proof workplaces.”

Board of directors

The shareholders of Diabolo ICT, Ronald Brakenhoff, Lando Markhorst, Rob Schennink, and Xander Hendrickx, will become co-shareholders and members of the board of directors  of Eshgro.

The  board and shareholders of Eshgro are: Edwin de Ruijter (CEO), Koen van Hoof (CFO), Lando Markhorst (COO), Ronald Brakenhoff (CCO), Anton Loeffen (Innovation & Strategy), Xander Hendrickx and Rob Schennink.