Life Sciences Translation Provider Conversis Buys Niche Specialist Zebra (slator.com)

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 (slator.com)

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. […]

LanguageWire Secures New Backer as PE Firm Bridgepoint Buys Majority Stake (slator.com)

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 […]

WCG Buys E-clinical Software and Translation Provider VeraSci (slator.com)

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 […]

TransPerfect Buys Semantix in Largest Acquisition Yet (slator.com)

Super Agency TransPerfect has acquired Sweden-based language service provider (LSP), Semantix — the largest M&A transaction in the company’s history. New York-based TransPerfect has in its sights a billion-dollar-revenue milestone, […]

Welocalize Buys Germany’s NLG, Doubles Life Sciences Business (slator.com)

On June 22, 2021, US-based language service provider (LSP) Welocalize announced the acquisition of Germany’s NLG. NLG — one of the larger LSPs in the traditionally fragmented supplier landscape in […]

Argos Multilingual Buys Linguistic Quality Assurance Provider Chillistore

On July 14, 2021, Poland-based language service provider (LSP) Argos Multilingual announced it had acquired Chillistore Technologies, a linguistic quality assurance (LQA) provider.  The deal was completed in January 2021. […]

Big Language Solutions Buys Life Sciences Specialist Dora Wirth Languages

On July 12, 2021, US-based language service provider (LSP) Big Language Solutions (BIG) announced the acquisition of UK-based life sciences translation specialist, Dora Wirth Languages (DWL). The terms of the […]

German Translation Network Buys Lingua-World, Enters Build Phase – via slator.com

On May 5, 2021, German Translation Network (GEtraNet), announced the acquisition of local language service provider (LSP) Lingua-World. The terms of the deal, which closed on April 30, 2021, remained […]

Appen Shares Plunge, TRSB Buys Anglocom, Evaluating MT, Huge RFP in Sweden – via slator.com

In this week’s SlatorPod, Florian and Esther discuss the language industry news of the week — and share the exciting agenda for SlatorCon Remote, which is just around the corner.  […]

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