Kinly, a leading global specialist in video collaboration services, headquartered in Amsterdam, today announced the successful acquisition of AVMI, a leading global audio-visual integrator and managed services provider, headquartered in London.
The acquisition strengthens Kinly’s No. 1 position in Europe and firmly establishes Kinly as a global top 3 provider of video collaboration services. Together, Kinly and AVMI operate in over 20 locations throughout Europe, the United States and Asia-Pacific, serving clients in over 125 countries.

Nielen Schuman, in its capacity as debt advisor, has advised Avedon Capital Partners and Kinly on attracting financing for the acquisition of AVMI and the refinancing of existing debt.



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