Wolters Kluwer acquires Basecone

Today, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting acquired Basecone, a Netherlands-based provider of digital document processing software for accountants and entrepreneurs. This acquisition expands and complements the existing range of Wolters Kluwer solutions in the field of advanced software solutions for accountants and financial professionals in SMEs in all Western European markets in which the company operates.

Basecone will be part of the European activities of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a world leader in tax, accounting and audit services. Basecone is a complete SaaS (Software as a Service) based solution.

Through the acquisition of Basecone, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting strengthens its position as a European leader in information and software solutions for financial professionals and SMEs,” says Henri van Engelen, Managing Director of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Europe. “We are expanding our range of advanced accounting software solutions and continue to invest in further development of Basecone and our existing portfolio. Thus reinforcing our position as the only company that delivers both content- and software solutions to accountants and SMEs in the European market.

We are very pleased with this acquisition by Wolters Kluwer,” says Vincent van Renesse Duivenbode, managing director at Basecone. “As part of Wolters Kluwer we can continue to develop our products and services. Our ambition is to provide the best digital document processing application in Europe. Thanks to the global reach and commitment of Wolters Kluwer, we look forward to enhancing and expanding the product offerings and SaaS services at Basecone.