Detron and Zetacom acquired by Avedon Capital Partners


ICT service providers Detron and Zetacom and Avedon Capital Partners have signed an agreement regarding Avedon Capital Partners’ simultaneous acquisition of Detron and Zetacom. This will result in one of the Netherlands’ largest independent managed services providers, with over 600 employees. The company will be led by Tom Tank (CEO), Mark Fait (CFO), Emile Jongboer (CCO) and Dick Dompeling (Managing Director Zetacom).

CEO Tom Tank: ‘We are jointly working to combine both companies, instantly resulting in  one of the largest Dutch managed services providers in the field of workplace management, UC, networking & security, (healthcare) automation and alarming. Customers will definitely benefit from the increased scale and versatility of expertise, and our employees will benefit from this strong combination, too.’

Together, Detron and Zetacom offer an exceptional combination of expertise. The cooperation offers interesting opportunities for cross-selling, especially in area of IT, and ensures a broad portfolio with an attractive service offering. Dick Dompeling: ‘Bringing together Detron and Zetacom represents a fantastic next phase of growth for both parties, resulting in a very powerful player in the Dutch (healthcare) market.’

In recent years, Detron and Zetacom have worked hard on enhancing professionalism, quality and organic growth. As a new shareholder, Avedon Capital Partners aims to facilitate and accelerate further expansion. Willem van der Veer, Investment Director at Avedon Capital Partners: ‘Detron and Zetacom are well positioned companies with specialist knowledge and expertise in realising and managing complex ICT environments. In addition, they have a strong corporate culture and a healthy dose of ambition. This is a perfect match with Avedon. We are delighted to be taking these companies to the next level together with management. We will be supporting management in realising further organic growth and acquisitions.’

The proposed acquisition is subject to, among other things, approval from the Autoriteit Consument en Markt (ACM, the Dutch Consumer & Market Authority). The acquisition is expected to be finalised in the coming months. Financial details will not be disclosed.

About Detron
Detron is a leading independent IT & telecoms partner with 425 employees and a focus on Digital Workspace, including the underlying infrastructure, connectivity and security. Detron is headquartered in Veenendaal and has offices in Den Bosch, Raamsdonksveer, Heerlen and Barneveld.

About Zetacom
Zetacom is a leading ICT specialist and system integrator for seamless, integrated communication solutions. Zetacom helps organisations improve work processes, accessibility and collaboration, relying on smart technology. Over 200 employees work from its headquarters in Zoetermeer and offices in Den Bosch, Breda and Apeldoorn.

About Avedon Capital Partners
Avedon Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices in Amsterdam and Düsseldorf, which focuses on growing mid-market companies in the Benelux and DACH regions. Avedon supports ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams in accelerating organic growth, international expansion and/or buy-and-build strategy. Avedon focuses on companies in four sectors: i) business services, ii) software & technology, iii) smart industries and iv) consumer & health. For more information,

More information
For more information, contact Willem van der Veer via (Avedon Capital Partners), Tom Tank via +31 (0)6 34569434 or (Detron)

Persbericht Avedon Capital Partners neemt Detron en Zetacom over.pdf