Basware Acquires E-invoicing Benelux Operator Certipost

Basware, a provider of purchase-to-pay (P2P) and electronic invoicing (e-invoicing) solutions, has acquired the network and e-invoicing business of Certipost, a Belgian Post Group (bpost) company and e-invoice operator in the Benelux region.

Certipost positions itself as a growing specialist in secure electronic document exchange for companies, the government, and consumers. In 2011, Certipost had more than 85,000 companies using its technology to exchange documents electronically and it reaches over 100,000 companies in Europe through roaming. Certipost has developed knowledge on providing services for both local and international buyers and supplier in e-invoicing, which supports Basware services.

Gert Roeckx, chief executive officer (CEO), Certipost, said: “Basware will enable Certipost to grow even stronger in the Benelux market. The combined network will allow us to reach more trading partners in Europe, increase technological innovation and develop the small and medium-sized enterprise [SME] market in Belgium and the Netherlands. Certipost’s strategy is completely in line with Basware’s strategy focusing on seamless service, customer satisfaction and growth.”


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