Munich/Cologne, 28 August 2019: The cologne-based finance- and controlling expert LINKIT Consulting GmbH joins digitalization specialist valantic. valantic thereby strengthens its SAP-consulting and -implementation offering for finance and controlling (SAP FiCo). LINKIT, headquartered in Cologne, specializes since 2008 on SAP ERP-systems in the finance- and controlling environment. Customers of valantic profit from an even larger offering for end-to-end SAP transformation projects delivered from a single source. The merger with LINKIT just after the joining of PROC-IT emphasizes the growth strategy of valantic.
„With LINKIT we have found the perfect partner to offer our customers extensive consulting- and implementation-services in SAP and finance & controlling from a single source. The colleagues of LINKIT possess a unique expertise and long-standing experience in all matters relating to IT and finance & controlling. This is impressively underpinned by an extensive customer base “, emphasizes Dr. Holger von Daniels, CEO and Partner at valantic.
valantic is one of the fastest growing IT-consulting and -services company in Europe with more than 900 employees and revenues of more than EUR 135 million and is one of the top 10 German “Mittelstand” IT-consultancies according to Lünedonk.
The three founders and Managing Directors Guido Czampiel, Rüdiger Hoffmann and Uli Müller as well as partner Tilman von den Hoff will continue to develop LINKIT. Guido Czampiel explains: „We have in recent years focused on developing SAP FiCo as the core competence of LINKIT and to position ourselves as the market-leader within that segment.”
“We see the merger as a big opportunity to cement and expand that position by accessing new markets and customers together with and through valantic”, adds Uli Müller.
Rüdiger Hoffmann sums up: „Together with valantic we can now offer customers throughout Europe an extensive SAP portfolio. Furthermore, we see big potential in recruiting and employee development. This will help us accelerate our growth. At the same time, we expect to realize knowhow synergies and thereby increase our delivery quality further.”
LINKIT has since it’s founding in 2008 established itself as a leading expert for finance & controlling consulting and competence in Germany. LINKIT consults end-to-end: Starting with the drafting of a CFO roadmap, via the transformation of the finance function all the way to the successful implementation of S/4HANA, an ever-larger number of CFOs and CIOs trust the pragmatic approach and the high professional and personal competence of the consultants. LINKIT consults customers of all industries and sizes – beginning with owner-managed Mittelstand-SMEs all the way to multinational DAX-companies. The high innovation capacity is evidenced by the reception of the TOP Innovator award in 2019 as well as the successful development and commercialization of a software product in the area of digital tax.
Guido Czampiel, Managing Director of LINKIT Consulting GmbH
Rüdiger Hoffmann, Managing Director of LINKIT Consulting GmbH
Uli Müller, Managing Director of LINKIT Consulting GmbH
Dr. Holger von Daniels, CEO and Partner of valantic