News 31.03.2022

Broad Horizon continues Nordic expansion with acquisition of Finnish Workplace consultancy

Amsterdam, 31 March 2022 – Broad Horizon, has today announced the acquisition of Sulava, a leader in Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions. The acquisition builds on Broad Horizon’s growth in Microsoft cloud solutions taking it to over 1000 consultants and engineers and marks a further expansion of its Nordic footprint.

Sulava has 110 employees and is headquartered in Finland. It is a leader in training and education and has the highest level of Microsoft certifications. The consultancy was among the first of Microsoft’s cloud partners and since 2010 has specialised in delivering successful Workplace solutions on Microsoft platforms. 

The consulting house has garnered a large number of accolades from Microsoft, including five of Sulava’s specialists, three men and two women, being awarded the title of Most Valuable Professional (MVP). It is given to individuals who have exceptional technical expertise and an ability to share knowledge with others in Microsoft’s online community. 

Jean-Yves Charlier, CEO of Broad Horizon said: “This acquisition aligns perfectly with Broad Horizon’s objective to be a leading specialist in Microsoft technologies across Northern Europe. With Sulava joining the Broad Horizon family, we further broaden our capabilities in the Nordic region and I look forward to a successful partnership with Aki Antman, as CEO, and his team. We feel particularly priviledged to have 110 Sulava professionals join the extraordinary talent community of Board Horizon.” 

In total, Broad Horizon now has 400 employees in the Nordic region. These are divided between Finnish Sulava and Danish Delegate and Projectum to form a very strong position on Microsoft’s cloud platforms into the Nordic market.

On becoming part of Broad Horizon’s international network, Aki Antman, Co-founder and Group CEO of Sulava said: “We were born in the cloud and have been through a fantastic development for more than a decade. Now we have taken a huge step forward by becoming part of Broad Horizon and being closely linked to other Broad Horizon businesses in the Nordics and across Europe. We will complement each other across the board. It’s a very exciting time for us all.