MUNICH — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 8, 2019 — VertiGIS announced today the completed acquisition of SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions GmbH, based in Innsbruck, Austria. SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions develops geographic information system (GIS) software for a variety of market segments, including local and regional governments, utilities, exploration and industry. SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions will officially join VertiGIS’s AED-SICAD business unit after more than a decade of existing commercial partnership via their shared subsidiary, AED-SYNERGIS. SynerGIS & FM Solutions and AED-SYNERGIS are now part of VertiGIS’s DACH solutions group, which is comprised of AED-SICAD, Geocom and Dynamic Design.
The SynerGIS solutions GeoOffice, WebOffice and ProOffice are used by thousands of customers daily. The products leverage the market-leading ArcGIS® platform from Esri and are therefore highly compatible with all current IT infrastructure. The fast and effective integration of SynerGIS applications within existing corporate processes contributes enormously to information and planning security, as well as helping drive the development of geospatial intelligence within customers’ organizations.
SynerGIS’s CEO Peter Remesch explains: “We look forward to the collaboration and new opportunities that arise as part of VertiGIS for our products and solutions. For our customers, this means securing their investments in the long term and partnering with the leading Esri partner in the DACH region.”
“For VertiGIS this is the next logical step in the implementation of our growth strategy. The acquisition of SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions helps us expand our market reach and optimize our common development, sales and marketing efforts. The fit with SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions is perfect, as our approach to the market, our technology base, and our corporate culture is highly similar,” says Dr. Holger Schade, CEO of AED-SICAD.
The extended VertiGIS will serve more than 12,000 users worldwide. Its primary product brands include UT for ArcGIS, LM for ArcGIS, Geocortex, GEONIS, ConnectMaster, GeoOffice, WebOffice, and ProOffice.
VertiGIS is a leading solution provider and software developer in the area of geographic information systems. Its focus is the development of software solutions and services for the market segments utilities and land management, governments, and industry. The product portfolio is used by more than 12,000 users in private sector companies and government agencies. In addition to its North American footprint with Geocortex, VertiGIS maintains a strong presence in the DACH region via its business units AED-SICAD, Dynamic Design Group, SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions, and Geocom. Further information at www.vertigis.com.
About Battery Ventures:
Battery strives to invest in cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including software and services, Web infrastructure, consumer Internet, mobile and industrial technologies. Founded in 1983, the firm backs companies at stages ranging from seed to private equity and invests globally from offices in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, London, Israel and New York. Follow the firm on Twitter @BatteryVentures, visit our website at www.battery.com and find a full list of Battery's portfolio companies here.
About SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions:
SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions owns the products GeoOffice, WebOffice and ProOffice and is a spin-off of SynerGIS Informationssysteme GmbH, the official Esri distributor for Austria and Slovakia. SynerGIS GIS & FM Solutions includes the former SynerGIS CAD-Info-Systeme founded in 1989 in Innsbruck, the WebOffice development in Vienna and 50% of the shares in AED-SYNERGIS GmbH in Bonn. The GeoOffice, WebOffice and ProOffice products are used by more than 2,000 users, primarily in the DACH region. Further information at www.mysynergis.com.
Dr. Holger Schade, CEO - AED-SICAD GmbH
Address: Carl-Wery Strasse 22, 81739 München, Germany
Phone: +49 (89) 45026 0