BCS HR Software acquires Belgian CVWarehouse with support from Main Capital Partners

  • 22-05-2024
  • Press release
BCS HR Software, a renowned software specialist in Human Resource Management and Payroll software, announces the successful acquisition of CVWarehouse, a leading Belgian software company.

This strategic move marks the second acquisition in Belgium after epowerhr was acquired late last year. In addition, the combination with CVWarehouse is already the seventh acquisition since the strategic partnership with Main Capital Partners in April 2022.

With more than 45 years of experience, BCS is a reliable player in the HR and payroll software sector for both large and small companies. BCS offers a comprehensive HR and Payroll solution covering everything from absenteeism and payroll to flexible benefits and employee management, with a focus on employee well-being.

Founded in 2006 and based in Antwerp, CVWarehouse is known for its Applicant Tracking System (ATS). This system significantly improves the recruitment process for organizations, allowing recruiters to publish job postings on multiple platforms with a single click and to track and manage job postings and candidates in an intuitive way. CVWarehouse has an international customer base with customers such as Cardoen, Van Marcke, Kinepolis, Brussels Airlines, Lineas and La Lorraine, as well as many organizations in the healthcare sector, such as hospital network ZNA, UZ Antwerpen, AZ Herentals and Emmaus.

Complementary product offering
CVWarehouse offers a complementary solution to BCS’ product portfolio, with functionalities such as candidate screening, job posting, talent pool creation, hiring analysis and tracking of the entire hiring process. BCS currently focuses on HR and payroll solutions used for the client’s existing workforce. The addition of CVWarehouse’s ATS solution further expands the product offering with an important component through the complete HR process.

Joep Eijkens, CEO of BCS HR Software, said, “The acquisition of CVWarehouse fits perfectly within BCS’ long-term strategy. We continuously strive to deliver innovative and high quality HR software solutions. The integration of CVWarehouse will enable us to support our customers even better in their recruitment and selection processes and will further strengthen our international market position. Moreover, we offer various products that are attractive to CVWarehouse customers, including HR and payroll software and solutions for talent development and flexible working conditions.”

Inge Geerdens, Founder & CEO of CVWarehouse, added, “The combination with BCS is a great opportunity to join forces. By bringing together CVWarehouse’s advanced ATS with BCS’ comprehensive HR and payroll solutions, we can provide even better support to the clients of both companies.”

Charly Zwemstra, Founder & CEO of Main Capital Partners, concluded, “Since the start of our strategic partnership in 2022, BCS has made remarkable progress. The acquisition of CVWarehouse marks another milestone in BCS’ continued expansion in Belgium. Joining forces with CVWarehouse represents the growth of the BCS group within the talent acquisition segment, a strategic move in their quest to become a comprehensive European HRM software provider. Looking ahead, we foresee strong upsell opportunities for CVWarehouse’s ATS solutions within BCS’s established customer base, which will further strengthen their value proposition.”

Looking ahead, we foresee strong upsell opportunities for CVWarehouse's ATS solutions within BCS HR Software 's established customer base, which will further strengthen their value proposition.

- Charly Zwemstra, Founder & CEO of Main Capital Partners


BCS HR Software

BCS HR Software offers SMEs, corporate and non-profit organizations an integrated total solution HR and Payroll software. BCS has over forty years of experience in providing software in areas such as payroll, time tracking, workflow management, employee scheduling, records management, talent development and flexible benefits. Since 1978, BCS has grown into one of the largest and leading payroll processors in the Netherlands and has more than 230 employees.


CVWarehouse, an innovative Applicant Tracking System, optimizes the recruitment process by enabling one-click job posting across multiple platforms and provides intuitive management of job listings and candidates. With 19 years of recruitment experience and bolstered by 12 years of user feedback, the cloud application supports companies in scheduling interviews, generating reports and optimizing recruitment strategies. With features such as separate databases for different locations or brands and real-time updates via management dashboards, CVWarehouse is a leader in global recruiting.

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