Life Sciences Translation Provider Conversis Buys Niche Specialist Zebra (

Two life sciences translation specialists have joined forces in the UK, as boutique language service provider (LSP) Conversis acquired local rival Zebra Translations on September 30, 2021. Founded in 2003, […]

Investment Firm K1 Buys Poland’s XTRF in Second TMS Acquisition (

On September 22, 2021, US investment firm K1 announced the acquisition of a majority stake in  translation management software provider (TMS) XTRF. The financial terms of the investment remain undisclosed. […]

SeproTec Reportedly Valued at EUR 75M in Nazca Capital Buy-Out (

Spain-based language service provider (LSP) SeproTec announced, on September 16, 2021, that private equity firm, Nazca Capital, had acquired a majority stake in the LSP and subsidiary SHIP Global IP. […]

TransPerfect Further Cuts Interest Expense in USD 500m Debt Refinancing (

On August 30, 2021, TransPerfect announced a debt refinancing in the amount of USD 500m. The new credit facility is made up, in equal parts, of a term loan and […]

Investors Bet on Multilingual Voice Assistants by Big Names and Newcomers (

Investor interest in multilingual voice assistants is more than just talk. A recent slew of investments and partnerships in a range of AI-enabled customer service tools attest to the increasing […]

TransPerfect Snaps Up Digital Marketing Agency Webcertain (

Barely has the dust settled on news that TransPerfect had closed its biggest M&A deal with the acquisition of Nordic language service provider (LSP) Semantix, before the New York-based Super […]

LanguageWire Secures New Backer as PE Firm Bridgepoint Buys Majority Stake (

On August 20, 2021, LanguageWire announced that UK-based private equity firm Bridgepoint acquired a majority stake in the firm. The Copenhagen-based language service provider (LSP) was purchased through Bridgepoint Development […]

Toppan Digital Language Makes First Move, Acquires GlobaLexicon (

On August 16, 2021, Toppan Digital Language announced that it had acquired fellow London-based language service provider (LSP), GlobaLexicon. A little over a month has passed since the announcement of […]

Interpreting SaaS Startup Boostlingo Lands Investment From Mainsail Partners (

Boostlingo has secured a growth equity investment from Mainsail Partners, according to an August 5, 2021 press release. The US-based interpreting software provider will use the funds “to add executives […]

WCG Buys E-clinical Software and Translation Provider VeraSci (

Clinical research specialist WCG has acquired VeraSci, a provider of e-clinical software, translation services, as well as endpoints and assessments, according to a July 26, 2021 press release. The deal […]