Valiantys enters Germany with Kreuzwerker’s Atlassian consulting arm

19 January 2023 2 min. read

Atlassian partner Valiantys has expanded into Germany with the acquisition of Kreuzwerker’s Atlassian consulting business.

The deal, which follows the acquisitions of Expium and the consulting arm of Addteq last year, is part of Valiantys’ strategy to become a global player in the Atlassian landscape.

“The DACH region is absolutely strategic to Valiantys’ future and is one of Atlassian's largest markets,” said Lucas Dussurget, CEO of Valiantys. “We aim to become the leading Atlassian solution partner in the DACH region, and are delighted to see kreuzwerker’s world-class team join our ambition.”

Valiantys enters Germany with Kreuzwerker’s Atlassian consulting arm

Founded in 2006 in France, private equity-backed Valiantys (around 300 staff) helps clients with developing Atlassian solutions, and then with implementing and maintaining/upgrading these solutions.

Globally, more than 200,000 organisations use Atlassian’s team collaboration software like Jira (IT service management), Confluence (a wiki-like collaboration tool) and Trello (a tool that facilitates agile working in projects) to help their teams organise, discuss, and complete shared work. Valiantys is a Platinum Solution Partner of Atlassian, on the back of a track records than spans 5,000+ cases at customers in Europe and North America.

The team acquired in Germany (details on headcount and deal value have not been disclosed) is according to a press release by Valiantys “one of the leading Atlassian Platinum Solution Partners in the German market”. The team was one of the first to enter the scene years ago, and has bagged multiple awards in recognition of its services.

The deal has meanwhile received a nod from Atlassian, with Chief Revenue Officer Cameron Deatsch stating: “This acquisition is an exciting step forward in Valiantys’ development. The combined efforts of these partners will empower more customers in the DACH region to harness the full potential of teamwork.”

Tilman Muerle, the Managing Director of Atlassian at kreuzwerker, said that the joining of forces with the global player will provide its clients with “more Atlassian knowhow” and its team members with “more opportunities”.

In Europe, Valiantys has offices in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland, as well as the United Kingdom. In North America, the technology consultancy has locales across the United States and Canada.