zvoove further expands market leadership in Europe through merger with Dutch SaaS provider Pivoton

Pivoton becomes part of the zvoove Group – Accelerated expansion of zvoove's market leadership in the European market for temporary staffing software – Excellent prospects for Pivoton's customers and employees


Karlsruhe, April 11, 2022 – Backed by technology investor LEA Partners, zvoove Group is joining forces with Pivoton Software B.V., one of the largest providers in the market for temporary staffing software in the Netherlands. As a result, zvoove is expanding into another European country with its software for temporary staffing providers. As the newest business unit, Pivoton benefits from the strength of the zvoove Group.


Pivoton has a long history of success in the Netherlands and is one of the leading SaaS provider in the Dutch market for temporary staffing software. Pivoton's SaaS software packages allow customers to establish fast, highly efficient and legally compliant processes from recruiting to billing and payment of employees, which, complemented by other services from Pivoton and its ecosystem of partner companies, bring significant competitive advantages to customers. The company stands for quality, efficiency, innovation and connectivity. The head office is located in Ede, the Netherlands.


Oliver Muhr, CEO of zvoove:
"The Netherlands is one of the most important markets for temporary staffing companies worldwide. The merger has a high strategic value for us and further expands our European market leadership. At the same time, our customers in Germany and Switzerland will benefit from the transaction, as we now have even more temporary staffing market experts within Europe which are driven to deliver further competitive advantages via innovative software to our customers."


Paul van den Bosch, CEO of Pivoton:
"The merger opens up excellent prospects and new opportunities for Pivoton's employees and customers. This strengthens our position in the market enormously and we are excited by this growth opportunity."


Bart Hemmer, CTO of Pivoton:
"By joining forces with zvoove, we can now invest even more and offer our customers further competitive advantages through additional innovation and software offerings."


Philipp Hertel, Partner at LEA Partners:
"We are delighted to welcome Pivoton, an established Dutch software provider for temporary staffing companies, to the zvoove Group. Pivoton has succeeded in building long-term business relationships with leading customers in the Netherlands through its market-focused solutions, which will be further strengthened by the merger with zvoove. For zvoove, the acquisition is another building block in its focused internationalization strategy outside the DACH region."

About zvoove

The zvoove Group develops and sells innovative software solutions for temporary staffing, facility management and the event industries. With more than 3,000 customers and 330 employees, zvoove was formed as the result of the merger of LANDWEHR, rhb, prosoft, BackOffice, and Leviy. The company is located in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

About LEA Partners

With currently EUR 460 million in commitments LEA Partners is an entrepreneurial-minded multi-stage private equity firm investing in growth technology companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Operating out of Karlsruhe, one of Europe's largest technology clusters, its mission is to fund and support ambitious founders and executives by leveraging them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to achieve market leadership.