BELLIN to extend market leadership in Corporate Treasury Software Industry with significant investment from LEA Partners

Ettenheim, January, 31st 2017 – BELLIN, global leader in providing web-based treasury software and services for multinational corporations, has announced a double-digit million euro investment from German private equity firm LEA Partners with its LEA Mittelstandspartner Fund.

This investment will enable BELLIN to extend its market leadership position in the German-speaking core markets and accelerate global growth, in particular in the US and Asia. “We have reached a level of growth that constitutes a solid basis for our expansion efforts to boost our position in the international treasury market. This brings enormous advantages to our clients, our employees and the group as a whole,” explains Martin Bellin, founder and CEO of BELLIN.

Throughout its corporate history, BELLIN has proven time and again that they understand and embody treasury. A steady number of innovative treasury solutions have been developed and launched. They have since become industry standard. “We are very pleased to have found a strong and experienced partner in LEA Partners. They understand our business and have invaluable expertise when it comes to growing and scaling a software company. Supported by LEA Partners, we will be able to significantly increase investment in innovative technologies. This will enable us to continue pioneering the corporate treasury FinTech-industry,” emphasizes Martin Bellin who will continue to act as majority shareholder, personally representing continuity and the values that underpin the family business.

“We look forward to supporting Martin Bellin and his team in their international expansion efforts and the development of new and innovative products,” comments Christian Roth, Managing Director at LEA Partners and himself a software entrepreneur. “BELLIN is active in a market that is growing continuously and at considerable speed, providing great potential for both organic and inorganic growth. A selective buy & build strategy will allow us to evaluate and implement these opportunities together,” adds Sebastian Müller, Managing Director at LEA Partners.


BELLIN is a global leader in providing web-based treasury software and services for multinational corporations. Founded by a treasurer and built on the expertise of over 150 experts, BELLIN has been exceeding expectations since 1998. tm5, awarded best “Treasury Management System” at the Fintech Innovation Awards, serves all corporate treasury functions and provides a groupwide treasury overview, mobile and in real time. BELLIN solutions for liquidity planning and financial risks, global payments, netting and risk management as well as the integrated BELLIN SWIFT Service, SaaS/hosting or Treasury as a Service (TaaS) inspire more than 22,000 companies with 50,000+ users in 150+ countries and counting.

About LEA

LEA Partners is an entrepreneurial-minded multi-stage private equity firm investing in growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 2002, LEA has advised on the investment of over 300 million EUR in more than 40 companies. Operating out of Karlsruhe, one of Europe’s largest IT clusters, its mission is to fund and support visionary founders and executives by leveraging them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to achieve market leadership.