Copenhagen, Denmark – 9 January 2017 – Columbus (OMX: COLUM) announces today that it has acquired the IT Services company Tridea Partners, which holds a leading position within ERP and CRM in the food and beverage industry in the US. The acquisition strengthens Columbus’ market reach and industry specialization in the United States.
“We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of Tridea Partners. With Tridea’s leading market position and deep industry knowledge within the food and beverage industry in the US, we accelerate our growth ambitions in the US while strengthening our ability to serve our customers even better”, says CEO and President in Columbus Thomas Honoré.
Since its founding in 2004, Tridea Partners has built substantial market share and today services more than 200 customers in the Western United States.
“With the combination of coast-to-coast reach in the US, global presence and the extensive resources of Columbus, I am confident that Tridea Partners will stand stronger in pursuing our ambitions to provide excellent services that make our customers successful”, says Partner in Tridea Partners, Andy Collins.
Tridea Partners has 29 employees and is headquartered in San Diego, CA. Tridea Partners will operate under the name Tridea Partners - a Columbus company.
Within the past two years, Columbus has acquired three companies in the US: CSG (Client Strategy Group), InterDyn BM and Sherwood Systems. Today, Columbus has coast-to-coast representation in the United States with 27 offices and 303 employees.
Columbus is among the leading value providers of digital business solutions in selected industries, well positioned to provide for the needs of customers in the US in the years to come.
The acquisition is with immediate effect.
Tine Rasmussen, Communication Manager, Columbus
Telephone: +45 2969 0677