Tag: Germany

Oct 04 2016

think project! acquires Conetics

Rationalisation of the European construction collaboration market has taken another step forward. Munich, Germany-based vendor think project! has announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of another (smaller) German vendor, Cologne-based Conetics AG. According to the think project! news release, Conetics AG was established in 2000 in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, as a spin-off of …

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Sep 27 2016

think project! targets Spain in JV with ProjectCenter

Munich, Germany-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor think project! has established a joint venture with Madrid-based ProjectCenter to target customers in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. According to a think project! news release, it will hold a majority stake in think project! Iberia. ProjectCenter back story As previously described (March 2013 post), ProjectCenter started life in …

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Jun 20 2016

think project! acquires Austrian sales partner

Almost exactly three months after Aconex acquired the Germany-based Conject business (post), the latter’s near-neighbour in Munich, think project!, has ac­quired 70% of its Aus­trian sales part­ner i-pm GmbH. Founded in 2004 and solely marketing think project!’s SaaS-based construction collaboration across Austria, i-pm will shortly rebrand to be­come think project! Öster­re­ich (Aus­tria). MD Michael Jug …

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Apr 25 2016

think project! adds Mapdash interface

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Germany’s think project! SaaS platform now offers a Google Map interface and a BIM starter pack. Munich, Germany-based SaaS project platform provider think project! has released a new version of its cross-enterprise collaboration solution. Version 8 makes it possible to easily view comprehensive project data via MapDash – a new visual interface for the presentation …

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Mar 21 2016

Aconex acquires Conject – reaction

While Conject reassures its customers, competitors (past and present) react to Aconex’s acquisition of the Europe-based SaaS collaboration vendor. After the 17 March 2016 announcement of Conject‘s acquisition by Aconex, the UK business’s managing director Steve Cooper sought to reassure the company’s SaaS construction collaboration customers and users about the business’s future. In an email (18 March), he …

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Mar 17 2016

Aconex acquires Conject

In the biggest deal yet seen in the construction SaaS market, the Melbourne, Australia-based collaboration technology provider Aconex has acquired Munich, Germany-based rival Conject for A$96m (c. €65m or £51m or US$73.3m). Aconex announced the agreement to acquire Conject Holding GmbH earlier today, along with its intention to launch a fully underwritten placement to raise approximately A$120m …

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Oct 05 2015

Conject resists price-cuts, grows 13%

UK AEC SaaS vendor revenues September 2015

Conject UK resists competitive pressure to cut prices, and grows revenues 13% in 2014. The Woking, Surrey-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor Conject UK, the British subsidiary of the Munich, Germany-based Conject Group, has reported turnover up 13% in the year to 31 December 2014 to £5.696m, compared to £5.028m the previous year, continuing its double-digit recovery since its post-recession 2012 low-point. …

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Sep 17 2015

Think Project! targets France

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Germany’s AEC SaaS leader think project! expands into the French collaboration market, acquiring a majority stake in PLM specialist Lascom AEC. Munich, Germany-based construction collaboration Software-as-a-Service technology provider think project! has acquired a 60% stake (deal value not disclosed) in Lascom AEC – said to be France’s market leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) and cross-enterprise collaboration (CEC). …

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Jul 15 2015

Think Project! launches BIM toolset

Munich, Germany-based SaaS construction collaboration provider think project! has launched what it describes (see news release) as “a comprehensive solution package for BIM collaboration, focusing on project- wide coordination and communication processes.” I talked to the company extensively in late 2014 about its BIM strategy and saw some of the work in progress (post); I also …

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Jun 12 2015

Docia boosts RIB SaaS revenues

Acquisition of Docia helped increase RIB’s 2014 earnings from its SaaS/cloud operations, and these more than doubled in the first quarter of 2015. The value of the July 2014 acquisition by RIB Software of Copenhagen, Denmark-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Docia (aka Byggeweb) has been confirmed in RIB’s 2014 Annual Report, which, somewhat belatedly, I’ve been reading this …

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