Copenhagen, 2015-02-02 08:48 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Copenhagen, Denmark — February 2nd, 2015 — Columbus (OMX: COLUM) announces today that it has acquired InterDyn BMI, a leading US consultancy. With the acquisition of InterDyn BMI, Columbus seeks to increase its growth throughout the entire United States.
“We are pleased to announce the acquisition of InterDyn BMI, as it will increase our market share and growth potential in the US. InterDyn BMI is a solid company and with strong customer base, and with a total number of 23 offices across the country, Columbus will strengthen our reach and position in the US significantly”, says Thomas Honoré, CEO, Columbus.
Since its founding in 1985, InterDyn BMI has built substantial market share and today services more than 2,000 customers. Interdyne BMI‘s coast-to-coast representation supports Columbus' ambition to strengthen the company's position as a global value provider for companies in the retail, manufacturing and food industries.
“Geographical focus is an important part of Columbus’ go-to-market strategy. We seek to expand within our key markets, and the US is among Columbus’ major markets. With positive expectations for growth in the US economy, we see a great potential for expanding our US business and better serving our customers”, says Thomas Honoré.
InterDyn BMI, which has 125 employees, will operate under the name InterDyn BMI, a Columbus company. In 2014, InterDyn BMI had a revenue of DKK 162m and earnings of DKK 4.3m.
“Given the global presence and size of Columbus, I am confident that InterDyn BMI will stand stronger than ever in pursuing our ambition to create lifelong relationships with our customers and continue growing our business”, says John Hendrickson, President, InterDyn BMI.
The joint entity will be among the leading value providers of industry specific consulting and business solutions to companies within the manufacturing, retail and food industries in the US, well positioned to provide for the needs of customers in the US in the years to come.
The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, is with immediate effect.
Tine Rasmussen, Communication Manager, Columbus
Telephone: +45 2969 0677