CAD software specialist Graitec has acquired Autodesk CAD VAR MicroCAD for an undisclosed sum.
The deal, done through its UK subsidiary Adris – itself a Platinum-level Autodesk partner – will create a VAR with a combined turnover of £17m and more than 70 staff, supplying thousands of customers across the UK.
Both firms will continue to trade under their respective brands until the full integration is complete.
Francis Guillemard, chief executive and founder of Graitec, said: “The acquisition of MicroCAD will enable Adris to offer a complete, high-end design and CAD solution to its customers across the UK market from four additional UK locations, as well being able to rely on the expertise of Adris in the construction engineering markets and its successful customer-oriented approach.”
Steve Houlder, managing director of Adris, said: “The synergies between the two companies will ensure no matter where the customer's location they will never be far away from our five strategic locations, and the high level of customer service will allow for continuity of service. By adding MicroCAD, it affirms our position in the UK as one of the foremost providers of Autodesk software and consultancy. We look forward to welcoming all customers and staff into the fold.”
Neil Wright, sales director of MicroCAD, added: “This is great news for all MicroCAD existing staff and customers. The joining of two of the top UK resellers together will provide an even higher level of service and expertise supporting customers large and small across the whole of the UK.”
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