Avedon Capital Partners backed Kinly has acquired AVMI

Backed by Avedon Capital Partners, Kinly provides secure and flexible video collaboration solutions, including video conferencing, audio visual integration, cloud solutions and unified communications. Kinly serves corporate and public sector customers from established offices in the Netherlands, Norway, UK, United States and Singapore.

The acquisition of AVMI strengthens Kinly’s position as Europe’s #1 player and firmly establishes Kinly as a global top three provider of video collaboration services. The companies are highly complementary in nature, sharing a strong reputation with their clients as a trusted adviser. The combination allows the new Kinly Group to offer clients a truly global service and a holistic portfolio of high quality and secure video collaboration solutions.

“We are delighted that AVMI will join and strengthen the Kinly team. This investment perfectly fits our strategy to expand the innovative Kinly proposition globally. Both companies are one of the market leaders in their respective regions and the combination provides a new force in the international video collaboration market.”, stated Robbert Bakker, CEO at Kinly.

Lincoln acted as exclusive financial adviser to Kinly and Avedon Capital Partners, working closely with the deal team to provide process intelligence and tactical advice, before managing the transaction and providing hands on day-to-day execution support, to enable an efficient and successful close. In addition, Lincoln provided an assessment of the combined business and its position within its market, both today and in the future.

Chris Brooks, Managing Director and UK Head of TMT at Lincoln International commented:

“We are delighted to have supported Kinly and Avedon Capital Partners on this transaction. Having followed both companies for several years, we are pleased to have played a key role in creating one of the global leaders in this market. We look forward to seeing Kinly Group go from strength to strength.”

Kinly Avedon AVMI Alcuin 2020
  • 2020
    Close Year
  • Technology, Media & Telecom
    Industry
  • PE Backed
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Cross-border
    Transaction Type
  • Netherlands | United Kingdom
    Countries
Lincoln provided us with invaluable support to complete the transaction, in particular, through the team’s deep and extensive knowledge of the UK and global video collaboration market.Rober
Robbert Bakker
CEO at Kinly

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