Amsterdam-based FIELDS Group, an entrepreneurial hands-on investor focused on developing companies with potential, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in TTNL.
TTNL is an IT infrastructure service provider in the Benelux region and other selected countries. They specialise in end-to-end expertise in setting up, maintaining, and optimising mission-critical, hybrid multi-cloud IT infrastructures.
The aim of the partnership is to build on the successful heritage of TTNL and to grow the company into a leading provider in Europe.
At the same time, FIELDS Group will support the transition from Nicolai Kippersluis (Founder & CEO) to a new management team with Michel Luxembourg (CCO) and Derk-Jan Boon (CTO) taking on even more prominent roles.
“After 30 years of steady organic growth it is time for TTNL to enter another ´Next Level´ and with FIELDS Group we have found a financially solid and very capable partner to realise our ambitions,” says Nicolai Kippersluis, Founder & CEO of TTNL.
“Together we will aim to support our customers even deeper and wider with their enterprise hybrid multi-cloud IT-Infrastructure environment to enable them to deal with the demands and challenges of their business. The availability and protection of the ever-growing business-critical data is key to this. Besides that, we want to replicate the success of TTNL in the Benelux market in other European markets, also to improve the support for our multinational customers,” ads Kippersluis
TTNL: Specialises in hybrid multi-cloud
Based out of Culemborg, TTNL specialises in data management in the hybrid multi-cloud. The company aims to optimise complex hybrid multi-cloud environments both technically and economically and to ensure business critical data is available and protected.
The company has strategic partnerships with companies like IBM, Red Hat, PureStorage, Netapp, Lenovo, Dell, VMware, Equinix, Varonis, Veeam, and Rubrik.
“I look forward to a successful collaboration and am confident that together we will achieve significant success. FIELDS Group is the ideal partner for us to realise our growth objectives. Their expertise, resources and network will enable us to complement our successful organic sales- & marketing-strategy by broadening our European footprint via Buy & Build. Together with the whole team we will work tirelessly to capitalise on the opportunities ahead,” says Michel Luxembourg, CCO of TTNL.
FIELDS Group: Focuses on developing companies
FIELDS Group is an entrepreneurial hands-on investor focused on developing companies with potential.
The company invests in companies with headquarters in Benelux and the DACH region and realises true transformations with its team.
André Reitz, Investment Manager at FIELDS Group, says, “We are proud to partner with TTNL. We are particularly looking forward to supporting Michel, Derk-Jan and the rest of the TTNL-Team in their continuous move towards becoming a full-service data management provider for complex IT-Infrastructures and the further internationalisation of the business. Also, we are glad that Nicolai will continue as a co-shareholder and are certain that his expertise and market knowledge will be of great value on our joint way forward.”