Wireless Logic Group acquires Netherlands-based SIMPoint
14 June 2019
Wireless Logic Group, Europe’s leading IoT connectivity platform provider today announced the acquisition of SIMPoint, one of the fastest growing IoT connectivity specialists in The Netherlands.
Founded in 2012 and located in Eindhoven, SIMPoint delivers customised M2M (Machine-to-Machine) connectivity solutions based on cellular (2G, 3G and 4G) and Low Power Wide Area Networks (LoRa) technologies and is a partner to KPN.
The business offers customised data plans, variable durations, extended security (VPN’s and customised APN’s) and control for customers via an industry leading customer portal. Highly customisable offers and excellent customer service have enabled SIMPoint to grow a base of over four thousand highly satisfied customers across a wide range of industry verticals including retail, security, healthcare, water management, automotive, utilities, smart cities and agriculture.
The acquisition by Wireless Logic Group for an undisclosed sum is the group’s sixth in just four years. It is the second since Montagu Private Equity invested into the organisation earlier in June 2018.
Commenting on the SIMPoint acquisition, Oliver Tucker, Group CEO for Wireless Logic Group said: “I’m delighted to welcome SIMPoint into the Wireless Logic family. This acquisition significantly strengthens our connectivity solutions offering and adds scale and reach to our European operations. The growth that Rob Lammers and his team have delivered over the last six years is hugely impressive and we are excited to welcome their expertise, energy and drive into the group.”
For SIMPoint, Rob Lammers, CEO and founder said: “Since SIMPoint was founded in 2012, we have delivered rapid growth by delivering industry leading IoT connectivity services across a range of applications and verticals. The incredible team at SIMPoint has achieved this success through their expertise and absolute determination to deliver for our customers.
“We are now very much looking forward to becoming part of a global player in the world of IoT connectivity. The synergies between the businesses will significantly strengthen the customer offer and deliver a strong and sustainable European footprint for Wireless Logic Group.”