Visma acquires PlusPort – leading Dutch supplier of learning management systems and e-learning solutions
Visma has reached agreement on the acquisition of PlusPort, market leader in cloud solutions for learning and development. The SafetyPort sub-label is also part of the transaction.
Visma’s presence on the Dutch market has grown considerably in the last twelve months. The company’s software offering on the Dutch market includes solutions for financial management, HRM, procurement and e-government. In addition to Visma Connect (EBPI) and Visma Software, various well-known organizations such as Visma Raet, Visma Roxit, ProActive, Davilex, Dotweb, HR2day, Visma Idella and Pinkweb are part of the Visma group.
PlusPort currently employs 38 people and provides cloud solutions for learning & development. Their solutions are used by more than 975,000 professionals, which makes PlusPort the market leader in the Netherlands in the field of cloud-based training and certification services. Customers can use the PlusPort platform on a global scale and the number of active users varies from 100 to more than 35,000 per customer portal in various industries. The SafetyPort sub-label provides cloud-based risk mitigation systems in which customers record and analyze incidents and manage corrective actions to limit risks.
“We are pleased to welcome PlusPort to the Visma family. PlusPort’s products and services are an excellent addition to our national and international portfolio. This strengthens our position as a leading provider of cloud software in the Netherlands and international markets,” says Carsten Boje Møller, division director of Visma Custom Solutions.
“We look forward to developing our proposition as part of a strong organization like Visma. This is a logical and important step for the future development of PlusPort. We can now realize our ambition to provide the best products and services in a faster and more stable way. By enriching our team with the experience and knowledge of the Visma group, we can respond even better to the needs of our customers, ”says Ron Bruijn, director of PlusPort.
John Reynders, Country Director for the Netherlands: “The Netherlands is the most important growth market for Visma. The focus is on innovation and supporting organizations to achieve maximum performance. PlusPort is a wonderful addition to the Visma family that contributes to that goal.”
Carsten Boje Møller, Divisional director, Visma Custom Solutions, tel: +45 21 488 431
Ron Bruijn, director of PlusPort, tel: +31 6 42238145
With more than 15 years of experience, PlusPort delivers training, certification and e-learning software and services to professional users. Sublabel SafetyPort provides software and services for risk reduction. PlusPort LMS is used worldwide by customers in more than 19 languages. With 38 employees, more than 975,000 users with 17,000 customers and with more than 3.2 million training hours and 750,000 transactions per year, PlusPort is a leading supplier of LMS & Compliance software and e-learning, mobile learning and AR / VR learning. The PlusPort platform offers an ultramodern cloud solution that can be seamlessly integrated into any IT landscape. Safe, scalable and reliable are the core values within our customer service on a 24/7 basis.
Visma provides software that digitizes business processes for SMEs, large business and the (semi) public sector. The Visma Group is active throughout Scandinavia, the Benelux, Eastern and Central Europe and Latin America. With more than 9,500 employees, 1 million customer contracts and a net turnover of 1,199 million euros in 2018, Visma is one of Europe’s leading software companies.
Visma’s software offering on the Dutch market includes solutions for financial management, HRM, procurement and e-government. In addition to Visma Connect and Visma Software, well-known organizations such as Visma Raet, Visma Roxit, ProActive, Davilex, Visma Idella, Dotweb, HR2day and Pinkweb are also part of the Visma group. Visma is title sponsor of Team Jumbo-Visma, one of the world’s best cycling and skating teams