Equiteq advises Scanomi on its sale to VISEO

June 29, 2022

Equiteq is pleased to have advised leading Anaplan Gold Partner Scanomi on its sale to global IT firm VISEO.

Scanomi is a leading Anaplan Gold Partner headquartered in Singapore. Scanomi specializes in managing complex planning & forecasting requirements and delivering exceptional customer success, together with significant contribution in thought leadership. Scanomi has major presence in Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, with over 70 clients in verticals including Pharmaceuticals, CPG & Retail, Telecom, and Hypergrowth. They leverage their experience of over 100 successful implementations in various business planning & tracking processes, including financial planning, sales & operations planning, workforce planning and IT Projects & portfolio planning.

VISEO is a global IT firm specializing in digital transformation services. With presence on five continents and more than 2,500 employees worldwide, they work to apply technology as a powerful lever to help clients transform and innovate. VISEO also has a dedicated Anaplan implementation team across Europe and Asia, acting as a strategic partner of Anaplan since 2014.

Scanomi joining forces with VISEO enhances the ability of both companies to deploy larger-scale digital projects across the APJ region. In this region, VISEO is headquartered in Singapore and operates two support & development centers respectively located in Cebu, Philippines, and in Surabaya, Indonesia.

“We are delighted to join forces with VISEO to drive the Connected Planning vision. Scanomi's deep expertise in Anaplan accompanied by VISEO’s business and digital transformation expertise will dovetail the adoption of Connected Planning solutions for Scanomi’s and VISEO’s customers. Being a part of VISEO will bring the scale and growth to become the largest provider of Connected Planning in APJ and beyond, and it also supports the long-term growth plan of VISEO to strengthen its international presence in the APAC region.” explains Umesh Biyani, Managing Director at Scanomi.

“We are very pleased and honored to welcome Scanomi to the VISEO Group. We look forward to the positive changes and new opportunities this acquisition will bring as we extend our capabilities and accelerate our business trajectory. It reflects our strong business ambition in APJ and will consolidate our partnership with Anaplan." says Olivier Dhonte, Chairman of the VISEO Group.

“We are very excited for Scanomi to join forces with VISEO,” said Makoto Hamada, Vice President, Asia Pacific – Alliances, for Anaplan. “They have been key to our growth in Southeast Asia by partnering with us to help organizations utilize our connected planning solutions in Finance, Supply Chain, Marketing & Sales, and HR to meet ever-changing market challenges.”

Equiteq acted as financial advisor.

Commenting on Equiteq’s role in the transaction, Umesh Biyani, CEO & Founder of Scanomi added: “We are much grateful to the entire Equiteq team for their full dedication, impeccable professionalism and unfailing support throughout the whole process. Their meticulous attention to every detail coupled with their in-depth understanding of our ecosystem has been critical in accomplishing this major milestone."

Arun Nayak, Director of Equiteq APAC, added: "It was a pleasure to support the Scanomi team. The outcome reflects the attractiveness of the market for Anaplan solutions, which is moving up to even higher levels of scale and maturity. On top of that, Scanomi’s market reputation and proven track record have been crucial in achieving success to date. Joining forces with VISEO will help further strengthen the two parties’ Anaplan business in Asia Pacific and beyond."

 

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