Amsterdam / Oirschot, The Netherlands, 13 July 2021 – Broad Horizon Group (‘Broad Horizon’ or the ‘Group’), an information technology leader, announces the acquisition of GAC Business Solutions (‘GAC’), an information technology company and Microsoft Gold partner based in Oirschot, The Netherlands.
With GAC Business Solutions, the Group strengthens its position in The Benelux market by becoming one of the leading IT companies in this region. The combined operations will serve nearly 700 customers in the Benelux market and remain fully committed to the Microsoft Dynamics365 solutions and supporting customers in their digital transformation. Customers will benefit from a broader range of services and solutions and continue to receive personalized and high-quality solutions.
GAC has developed a strong leadership position on SaaS Business Central and Power Platform, by offering verticalized SaaS solutions with own IP for the following lines of business: Professional Business Services, Manufacturing and Wholesale. Combined with Broad Horizon’s industry-specific knowledge within Retail, Medical, Publishing, Trade & Production and Education, this will strengthen the Group’s market position.
“This acquisition fits Broad Horizon’s objective to be an information technology leader, focused on Microsoft technologies, in Northern Europe and build long term partnerships with our customers. With GAC being part of Broad Horizon, we broaden our Cloud based product offerings and clearly become a Microsoft market leader for Business Central. I look forward to a successful cooperation with Erik Van Driel as CEO as well as his GAC team.”, says Jean-Yves Charlier, CEO of Broad Horizon.
The brand name and philosophy of GAC Business Solutions “Growing Together” remain unchanged. The current management team, under the leadership of Erik van Driel, will continue to lead GAC.
“We are very excited about the partnership with Broad Horizon, which offers several advantages, amongst which scalability, innovation power and quality improvements. In a time of rapid changes in the market, this is the logical next step for GAC Business Solutions in achieving its ambitions and the ambitions of our valued customer, who will have access to a broader Microsoft portfolio under one roof. In addition, working together with Broad Horizon offers great potential for the personal development of our employees.”, says Erik van Driel, CEO of GAC Business Solutions.