From landscape planning to tool design: CAD software for technical design. Visualizations of all kinds can be created with the modern and extremely powerful software solutions from MegaCAD and Widemann Systeme.

The sophisticated and highly flexible CAD core of MegaCAD enables designers, especially in the fields of mechanical engineering, metal construction, steel construction, building services, carpentry and sheet metal working, to freely model and parameterize any object. Widemann Systeme complements the product portfolio with CAD and GIS solutions for urban and landscape planning and, as the market leader in its segment, visualizes large parts of urban and landscape design in German-speaking countries.


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Together with BID Equity, the management plans to further scale MegaCAD’s business domestically and internationally. In particular, BID Equity will support the group’s management in the following areas:

  • Professionalisation of the sales model
  • Scaling the existing channel model to a channel-first approach
  • Modularizing and standardizing the product offering
  • Cloud migration of key application components
  • Professional finance and HR management
  • Modernization of the product development process
  • Professionalization of inbound and CRM processes


25 May 2023

With the modern software offering for the organization and management of architecture and engineering offices, untermStrich software GmbH and Kobold Management Systeme GmbH provide comprehensive solutions for planning offices of various sizes. The software focuses on project control and management, accounting and resource planning, uniform document management across projects, and comprehensive controlling and management tools. Wiesbaden-based Widemann Systeme GmbH complements the Group's product portfolio with CAD and GIS solutions for urban, landscape and traffic route planning in public administration. The integration of Widemann will build a digital bridge between planners and public authorities. With the participation of BID Equity, the new group of companies aims to drive digitalization for all stakeholders.

04 May 2023

The software group for commercial construction processes initiated by BID Equity Fund II realizes further steps of its growth plan with the acquisition of Orgit GmbH and the software solution Flink2Go.

18 Aug 2022

The Austrian/German untermStrich software GmbH ("untermStrich") merges with the German Kobold Management Systeme GmbH

06 Dec 2021

BID Equity Fund II acquires Kobold Management Systeme GmbH based in Wuppertal, an established software provider for industry-specific project controlling software for architects and engineers.

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