Voice Commerce, a financial services group, has acquired Beltpoint Systems, a German business consulting and systems integration company based in Bonn. The acquisition supports Voice Commerce’s move into the German market and is part of a series of acquisitions that will continue into 2011 and aid development of electronic and mobile commerce across Europe. Germany was chosen as it presents an attractive market due to its size, tech-savvy population and is showing signs of economic growth having fared relatively well in the recession.
Nick Ogden, chief executive officer (CEO) of Voice Commerce, said: “Voice Commerce is expanding rapidly throughout Europe and we are now focussing on localising our global services to meet the needs of each market. Germany is an important market for us and has a strong economy. We are confident we can grow a significant customer base as a result of this acquisition during 2011.”
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