Scottish equity firm announce $25m investment in technology company


A SCOTTISH equity business has invested $25m (£17,959,125) worth of growth investment in a software firm.

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) have announced their latest investments in Basis Technologies a provider of DevOps and test automation software for Systems, applications and product’s (SAP). 

The technologies firm has said it has experienced significant growth and that investment from SEP will enable the company to further accelerate product development and sales.

Keith Davidson, Partner, SEP - Business News Scotland
Keith Davidson, Partner, SEP: “We are pleased to be partnering with the team at Basis to help them achieve their strategic growth goals.”

The company claim they provide the only complete automated DevOps and testing platform engineered for SAP and serves global enterprise customers including BP, Procter & Gamble and

The technology firm say the investment will also increase adoption of its industry software through expansion of global sales and partnership capabilities.

The company employs more than 70 people with headquarters in the UK and additional offices in the US, Australia, Germany and Hungary.

Partnering with SEP will support the company to further enhance its proposition to address a $1.5 billion plus per annum global enterprise DevOps for SAP market.

Martin Metcalf, CEO, Basis Technologies - Business News Scotland
Martin Metcalf, CEO, Basis Technologies

Martin Metcalf, CEO of Basis Technologies said, “We are delighted to have SEP on board as our investment partner to help fuel the continued growth of Basis Technologies.

“We look forward to working together to expand our product, sales and delivery capabilities and to bring our pioneering DevOps automation solutions to more SAP users across the globe.”

Organisations across the world use Basis Technologies’ DevOps technology to support the transition from legacy on premise SAP software to modern cloud-hosted SAP systems, and to increase agility through fast, effective delivery of business innovation. 

Keith Davidson, Partner at SEP, added, “Basis Technologies is ideally positioned to benefit from the increasing need to adopt DevOps within SAP environments as businesses transition to the cloud and SAP’s new offerings. T

“he company has an excellent reputation, puts its customers first and has significant experience delivering innovative automation software to organisations using SAP.

“We are pleased to be partnering with the team at Basis to help them achieve their strategic growth goals.”