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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

TransPerfect Buys Semantix in Largest Acquisition Yet (

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 (

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

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

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.  […]