Software Improvement Group (SIG) announces that Auxilium
Capital has acquired the company together with entrepreneurial investors Robert
Pijselman and Luc Brandts, and management of SIG. Supported by the experienced team of
investors, SIG will be able to expand globally and continue to capture growth opportunities
by helping its clients fundamentally improve the architecture, security and performance of
the software enterprise applications that support every aspect of their businesses.
Auxilium has acquired the company from its founders Mr. Wildvank, Mr. Kuipers and Mr.
SIG, founded in 2000 as a spin-off from CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica; “the Netherlands’
national research institute for mathematics and computer science”) is a growing consultancy
company specialized in tool-based advice on software quality. Drawing on proprietary methods and
extensive expertise, SIG helps organizations fundamentally improve the security and performance of
the enterprise applications that support every aspect of their businesses. SIG operates a unique
software evaluation laboratory governed by the Quality Management System as required by
the ISO/IEC 17025 international standard for testing and calibration laboratories. SIG is the only
organization accredited by TÜViT for evaluating software products for the Trusted Product
Maintainability certification. Headquartered in Amsterdam with regional offices in the Nordics,
Belgium, and Germany, SIG employs a world-class expert team of more than 100 people, with
exceptional scientific credentials. Please see www.sig.eu for more information.
Auxilium Capital, founded in 2016, is a growth-focused investor. It invests in Dutch companies with
a proven track-record and an operating result of at least EUR 1m. Auxilium Capital takes majority
stakes in companies that have a proven business model, solid performance and clear growth
potential. Auxilium has no closed fund structure, enabling it to invest in the long term. Please see
www.auxilium.capital for more information.