eventurecat supports BGI Solutions in the takeover of BGI Solutions / Borchert GeoInfo GmbH by Fichtner IT Consulting AG

Notice of transaction, Berlin/Stuttgart, September 4th, 2013

Fichtner IT Consulting AG (FIT), Stuttgart – the IT competence center within the Fichtner Engineering Group – has acquired BGI Solutions / Borchert GeoInfo GmbH (BGI). The Berlin-based Location Intelligence Specialist will expand Fichtner Group’s solutions portfolio for geo-integrated information logistics. eventurecat GmbH Corporate Finance Advisors supported BGI Solutions / Borchert GeoInfo GmbH in the takeover.

The integration into the Fichtner Group increases perspectives for BGI as a center for Location Intelligence. At the same time, BGI benefits from Fichtner Group’s international experience in energy, water, transport, infrastructure and consultancy. New customer solutions will be developed by combining the BGI Location Intelligence Frameworks with FIT’s core competencies, i.e. integration solutions and business process management, geo-solutions, ERP (SAP, Navision) and CRM.

Michael Wilfer, CEO of FIT, outlines the future development: „With the integration of spatial information into operational systems, our customers can perform comprehensive analyses as a basis for better business decisions. Together with BGI, we will continue to expand our offer concerning geointegrated information logistics“. Axel Borchert, CEO of BGI says: „The merger with the Fichtner Group will result in real value for current and prospective BGI customers.”

Fichtner IT Consulting AG

Fichtner IT Consulting AG, with 120 employees, is the IT competence center within the Fichtner Group. Established in 1922, the family owned Group, together with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, has more than 2,000 employees in 70 countries, including engineers, economists and management consultants. The Group’s focus sectors are utilities and infrastructure. FIT combines technical and economic expertise to organize business processes and IT for maximum efficiency. With two subsidiary companies, FIT can also draw on the expertise and sector-specific know-how of more than 50 SAP consultants.

Further information can be found at www.fit.fichtner.de/en

BGI Solutions / Borchert GeoInfo GmbH

Borchert GeoInfo GmbH, today BGI Solutions, was established in 2000 by Axel Borchert as a GIS software company and integration specialist. BGI delivers intelligent web solutions and Apps based on the BGI Location Intelligence Framework and map services from Microsoft Bing Maps leveraging .Net technologies. BGI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. In 2010, BGI was awarded the “Microsoft Partner of the Year” for Germany by the Microsoft Corporation, chosen from almost 30,000 partners. In 2012, Microsoft nominated BGI „Virtual Technical Solution Professional” (VTSP) for Bing Maps in Germany as the sole official external product specialist for Bing Maps.

Further information can be found at www.bgi-solutions.com/en


Björn Kunze
Marketing Manager
eventurecat GmbH Corporate Finance Advisors
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