This investment by PARATUS is a strategic building block in establishing a global leading healthcare software and IT-service provider.
Stefan Donat, CEO of PARATUS, commented, "We are excited that IMAGE has placed their trust in PARATUS as a partner and equally shares our ESG values and long-term vision. We look forward to working together with IMAGE's management team to continue building a cutting-edge imaging platform that will greatly transform the healthcare sector."
Dr. Arpad Bischof, Managing Director of IMAGE, commented: "Our worldwide iQ-SYSTEM PACS clients will benefit with PARATUS from a much larger technology platform to let them operate more efficiently."
Mike Jensen, also Managing Director of IMAGE, said: "I am thrilled this synergetic opportunity enables us to promise an exciting, sustainable and profitable future for our customers, as well as for our employees and business partners worldwide. It lays the foundation for shaping IMAGE's future in a dynamic world supported by a strong and equal partner such as PARATUS."
PARATUS is dedicated to providing physicians and medical professionals with customised state-of-the-art software solutions to enable better health through digitalization. The group was set up to become a leading provider of specialized niche healthcare software and IT-service solutions. PARATUS will form partnerships between companies and entrepreneurs to actively promote digitalization and transformation into a data-driven healthcare system and support the group with HR, digitalization, regulatory and data privacy solutions.
PARATUS is pursuing a long-term growth path, both organically and by adding new partners to its group.
IMAGE is a leading software and IT-service provider of Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) solutions. The company is based in Rostock, Germany, with local offices in the USA and India. IMAGE was founded in 2003 with the aim of providing complete, easy-to-use and innovative medical imaging solutions for radiology and healthcare professionals worldwide. By now, installation sites exceed 10,000 in over 100 countries.
ABOUT GREENPEAK PARTNERS
PARATUS, as a member of GREENPEAK Partners, is a company builder with proven track record and comprehensive expertise in the foundation, development, and expansion of industry leaders within the German, Austrian, and Swiss markets. While executing its Buy & Build strategies, PARATUS aims to develop industry leaders by virtue of strong partnerships, ESG values, and aligned sustainable interests.