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Presse > Pressemitteilungen > 2022

Management-Buy-out: Aareon sells phi-Consulting GmbH

Aareon doubles down on SaaS strategy and increases focus on the core proptech business.

Mainz, 16 December 2022 – Aareon, Europe's leading technology company for the European property industry, sells 100% of shares in its consulting subsidiary phi-Consulting GmbH to the current management. phi-Consulting consults companies in the utility industry in optimising their system flows and business processes. The buyers are the three top managers of the business today who will continue to be phi-Consulting’s management. Closing of the transaction is expected in Q1/2023.  

Aareon CEO Harry Thomsen comments: “Aareon decided to focus on its goal to become Europe’s leading SaaS proptech. We are totally convinced, that with this management buy-out we found the best solution in terms of business continuity to the benefit of the customers. We wish the new shareholders of phi-Consulting GmbH every success.”

Torsten Wallek, one of the new shareholders of phi-Consulting GmbH stated: “We thank Aareon for the trustful cooperation in the recent 7 years. We are convinced that there is a lot of growth potential ahead of us and that we will keep on creating added values to our customers in the utility sector.”

About Aareon

Aareon is the leading technology company for the European property industry and its partners. The company is digitalising the property management by offering user-oriented software solutions that simplify and automate processes, support sustainable and energy-efficient operations and interconnect all process participants. Research and development activities of Aareon pursue a collaborative approach in which knowledge and expertise of the technology leader meet the needs and requirements of its clients. This results in solutions that help make peoples’ lives and work easier and enable companies to realise new value-creation potential. 

Across Europe more than 7,000 clients manage approximately 12 million units. The Aareon Group has a presence with offices in the DACH region, in France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, in the Nordics and employs more than 2,000 people. In 2021, Aareon generated revenue of €269 million and adjusted EBITDA of €67 million.

About phi-Consulting GmbH

phi-Consulting GmbH supports companies in the energy industry in optimising their system workflows and business processes. Since the foundation in April 2000, numerous projects have been successfully carried out through concept development and implementation in the SAP environment. Since 2020, phi-Consulting has also been involved as a partner of Schleupen AG in data migration and process mapping projects. 

phi-Consulting enables its customers to make practical standards for data exchange usable, to design processes efficiently, cost-effectively and quickly and to implement legal requirements. Together with the customers, the analysis and redesign of business processes are carried out, defining goals and requirements.

In the course of the optimisations, phi-Consulting develops its own software solutions such as the tools phi-SaM for the automation of business processes, phi-ZZD, phi-TCR, phi-ESA and phi-DPLAN to improve processes in the German energy market.

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