Trifork is a Danish IT and business service provider founded in 1996. The Company operates in three vertical business areas: FinTech, Digital Health, and Smart Building, and three horizontal business areas: Smart Enterprise, Cyber Protection, and Cloud Operations. In all the different business areas, the main focus is to offer software that improves the business. Trifork is active in 12 countries and strives to be the industry leader, driving innovation through a successful R&D department. The Company has been listed on Copenhagen Stock Exchange since 2021.
Bringing Customers to the Future
Trifork A/S (”Trifork” or ”the Company”) is a Danish IT and business service provider operating in 6 business areas and 12 countries, through a roll up business model. Trifork help customers to make their businesses more efficient through software and AI solutions. Trifork’s innovative business model enables the Company to establish long-term customer relationships and thereby drive innovation. Recent investments in the aftermarket segment are estimated to increase the EBIT margin from 9.8% in 2022 to 10.9% in 2024. In addition, the segment Inspire, which focuses on attracting new customers, increased by 138.5% in 2022, the improved Inspire segment is estimated to positively impact all core business areas and be instrumental in the forecasted increase of total revenue from DKK 1,390.2m in 2022 to DKK 2,139.6m in 2024. As a result, Trifork is estimated to grow revenue with a CAGR of 24.1%, outperforming the market CAGR of 10%. A relative valuation with a target EV/EBIT multiple of 17.3x applied to the estimated EBIT in 2024 of DKK 233.1m implies an enterprise value of DKK 4,032.6m, corresponding to a share price of DKK 201 in a Base scenario.
- Strong Growth with No Sign of Slowing Down
Trifork has historically shown revenue growth with a CAGR of 20.9% between the years 2018 and 2022. In the Company’s competitive market, achieving this growth shows innovation, efficiency, and a well functioning business model. With a successful R&D department containing of 25 active startups, the Company is positioned to keep serving customers with valuable and innovative software. Analyst Group estimates the Company’s revenue to grow with a CAGR of 24.1% between 2022 and 2024 amounting to a total revenue of DKK 2,139.6m.
- Synergies Expected from Investments
In 2022, Trifork invested over DKK 11.9m in its operation, where the investments mainly target the Inspire segment and the aftermarket segment called Run. The Inspire segment offers conferences and workshops to attract customers, while the Run segment further develops existing software, product related services and other recurring revenue streams. The amount of new customers is expected to increase due to the developed Inspire segment’s high conversion rate when attracting new customers. In addition, the average revenue per customer is estimated to increase due to the Company’s capitalization in the aftermarket. The investments so far has provided higher revenue and a lower churn rate. Analyst Group estimates that the increasing amount of customers from the Inspire segment, combined with the improved profitability from the expanded aftermarket segment Run, will create synergies that is estimated to increase the EBIT margin from 9.8% in 2022 to 10.9% in 2024.
- Competitive Market Entails Risk
Trifork is operating in a highly competitive market. To fall behind in technological development entails the risk of losing market share. The Company’s choice to operate in six different business areas reduces risk by diversifying but also implies the risk of more niched companies conquering market share in one of the segments. However, Trifork’s business model builds long-term relationships with customers, which protects the Company from new players striving for Trifork’s market share.
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