French software management group Berger-Levrault buys Absis and its subsidiary Tecnogeo, Catalan companies

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BY : Diego GutiérrezApril Fri, 2017
Last year, Berger-Levrault, a French software management company, bought the Spanish company Aytos, which operated in the same sector, to create its Spanish subsidiary. Just over a year later, Berger-Levrault bought Absis and its subsidiary Tecnogeo.
About Absis

French software management group Berger-Levrault buys Absis and its subsidiary Tecnogeo, Catalan companies

Absis, which was founded in 1982, is the parent company of the group. It specialises in management software for public administrations and operates in Spain through 5 branches and agreements with distributors. It currently has a staff of 115 people.

Absis' main solution is "SIGAP"The company offers an integrated management system for public administration. However, it also offers software for tax management, accounting management and e-government, among others.

 In 2015, Absis achieved a turnover of €5.3M, very similar to that of 2014. The company's turnover was as high as €9M in 2010.

About Tecnogeo

French software management group Berger-Levrault buys Absis and its subsidiary Tecnogeo, Catalan companies


It is the Absis Matrix created in 2008. This company is dedicated to the management of geospatial information for companies and public administrations. It is a distributor in Spain of Intergraph Geospatial.

Tecnogeo, has followed a different trend to Absis and has been growing over the last few years. The amount of sales in 2015 was 1.2M.

What does Berger-Levrault want to achieve with the purchase?

With this acquisition, Absis and Tecnogeo will bring to the group their expertise in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), e-Government and Geographic Information Technologies (GIT) consultancy sector. It will also strengthen Berger-Levrault's position in Spain.

Over the last few years, the company has achieved high growth rates in Spain, and this integration represents a continuation of the growth trend in our country. Aytos had a turnover of €11M in 2015.

Berger Levrault is present in France, Canada, Belgium and Morocco. For Absis, it is a good opportunity to enter the European market, where Berger-Levraut is one of the leaders, and to be able to offer better products to its customers.


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