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Volaris Acquires Sicap


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Volaris Acquires Sicap

January 15, 2018 - TORONTO, ON

Volaris Group (“Volaris”) today announced that it has completed its seventh acquisition in the Communications vertical with the acquisition of SICAP Schweiz AG (“Sicap”), a global mobile device management provider to Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Operators, Enablers and Aggregators.

Sicap’s solution portfolio helps mobile service providers with customer insight and engagement, device and SIM management, and mobile security. More recently, Sicap has extended its solution capabilities into enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) service enablement.

Sicap’s solutions are deployed in 76 countries with over 120 customer implementations across South East Asia, Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa. Sicap’s tier-one mobile operating group customers include Vodafone, VEON, MTN, Zain, and Orange.

“We are excited to bring this asset into our portfolio to complement our existing portfolio companies and accelerate Volaris’ expansion into the mobile device management and monetization space. The acquisition of Sicap enables us to capture the full market opportunity of future high growth market trends including e-SIM, IoT, and 5G networks, which require many more devices and increase the complexity for our operator customers to support these devices,” said David Nyland, Portfolio Leader and President, Media & Communications vertical at Volaris. “We believe that Volaris has the unique capability and capacity to invest in accelerating the growth of Sicap, evolve its product-line, and expand its services and support capabilities worldwide.”

“With Volaris Group we found a partner that not only has a deep understanding of our industry but also showed a continuous track record in constantly growing companies they had acquired through best practice sharing and targeted investments into their growth areas," said Markus Doetsch, Sicap's CEO. "I am excited to continue Sicap’s success story that started nearly two decades ago (as a subsidiary of Swisscom) under the new ownership of Volaris Group.”

Sicap is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, with a regional presence in France, India, South Africa, and Tunisia. The company continues to be led by Markus Doetsch, Sicap’s CEO, with oversight from Volaris.

About Volaris Group
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow – whether that growth comes through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through complementary acquisitions. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com and http://www.volarisgroup.com/comms.


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David Nyland

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David Nyland is a Portfolio Manager and President of the Volaris Communications & Media Industry Group. He began his career as a software developer at a Tier 1 systems integrator, and quickly moved into entrepreneurial roles at 2 telecommunications software start-ups which scaled and were sold to strategic acquirers. Since then David has been CEO of 2 companies, a public company with global scale, and a VC-funded private business, during which he completed acquisitions of businesses in North America and Europe. David joined Volaris in 2013 to build a Communications and Media portfolio for Volaris, and has since completed numerous acquisitions worldwide including in Canada, Sweden, US, Switzerland, and Singapore. David has a passion for software and telecommunications technology and building synergistic businesses that scale profitably. His goal is to develop a strong synergistic portfolio of companies and hold them forever.

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