Blents joins the Ando Group

Blents is thrilled to announce its acquisition by the Ando Group. This marks a significant milestone in our growth and expansion journey.

The Ando Group, which includes companies Anrova Solutions, RecoMatics, V-Chain, Zeibur, and Domani Business Solutions, is a specialist in SAP ERP solutions, data integration, and document automation.

We are very proud to share that the agreement for this purpose was signed on 25 May 2023 for both Blents and our sister company specialized in innovative SAP services, Amista. This strategic move strengthens the group’s position as a trusted IT partner and expert in intelligent enterprise transformation. Both Blents and the Ando Group expand significantly as a result of this acquisition. Together we now have a workforce of 250 professionals.

Kris Adriaenssens, CEO Ando Group;
Olivier Verstrynge, COO Blents

Strategic management change

In light of this exciting development, we would like to inform you that our CEO, Geert Vanvaerenbergh, will be transitioning out of our company as of today to focus on a new venture. We want to assure you that this leadership transition will be seamless, as our management team will continue to steer the ship, ensuring the highest level of commitment and service.

Kris Adriaenssens, CEO of Ando Group, explains: “Together with Blents, we will continue on our growth strategy and build a great team.”

Olivier Verstrynge, COO of Blents continues, “Our services towards our customers remain very important. With the acquisition, we offer the market a unique combination of technological expertise, in-depth knowledge and professionalism.”

Complementary technologies & company culture

Our growth strategy and future plans align seamlessly. With Amista as the SAP specialist, and Blents as the exclusive integration partner of the group, our portfolios complement each other perfectly. Next to that, our shared mindset and ambitions create a strong cultural fit.

Strong implementation partner

This collaboration equips us with enhanced resources and expertise to guide organizations, both small and large, in their digital transformation. With this expansion, the group aims to establish itself as a leading implementation partner for cloud transitions in the Benelux and France. The group now has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Hungary, and India.

Kris Adriaenssens, CEO Ando Group; Pieter-Jan Deraedt, CEO Amista; Stephane Colin, Managing Partner Amista; Jimmy Laureys, Managing Partner Amista; Robin Janssens, Investment Manager Capital A; Kris Maertens, Managing Partner Amista

What does this mean for our customers?

With a team of over 250 professionals and a large international customer base, we are now better positioned for further growth and success in the operational markets.

For our customer base, the contact persons within our Blents team will remain the same, as will our delivery and operational processes. We are confident that this strategic decision is the correct path to continue offering you the best services available, while simultaneously providing our team with greater project opportunities.

Thank you for your ongoing trust in Blents. Our entire team looks forward to continuing our close partnership with you as we embark on this new journey together.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.

Olivier Verstrynge