Henri Van Oosterwyck (SIGGIS) and Eddy Pacquée (CEVI/Logins/ NRB GROUP) are pleased to announce that they signed an agreement on 24 May 2018 that will anchor SIGGIS NV and SIGGIS SAS in the NRB Group under the auspices of CEVI/Logins.
SIGGIS Group (Spatial Intelligence Genuine & Generic IT Solutions) is a company with a yearly turnover of 4,5 million euros and software and consultancy activities in the Enterprise GIS market. It is focused on utilities, public services and the private market. SIGGIS Group will remain an Esri sub-distributor in Belgium and Geocortex and UT reseller in Belgium and France. For SIGGIS Group, Christoph Verheecke becomes CEO and Eddy Janssen COO. Henri Van Oosterwyck, Lieven Verheust and Peter Vansteenkiste, the board managers before the acquisition, will remain key in the day to day operations and are committed to support them.
With a consolidated turnover of about €323 million and more than 2.000 collaborators, The NRB Group is one of the major ICT services and solutions providers in Belgium. NRB can provide all the elements of a global ICT solutions covering its whole life cycle. NRB implements and manages the IT infrastructure of its clients, on premise or from its own state-of-the-art data centres located in Herstal and Villers-Le-Bouillet. NRB also designs architectures, develops, manages and maintains applications (mainframe or open systems). The addition of SIGGIS to the group that already holds Xperthis, Civadis, CEVI/Logins, Afelio and Trasys International will enable NRB to fully cover the GIS and Mapping aspects of IT solutions.
SIGGIS Group and CEVI/Logins share the same choice of technology, share important customers such as the cities of Antwerp and Ghent and the provinces and share the same ICT-challenges. These are exciting opportunities for the two businesses to work together to develop their products and exploit operational synergies.
For the customers of SIGGIS Group, the new shareholders will put all their efforts to improve service delivery and to offer complete IT solutions based on GIS going from the conception to the hosting. We are excited to enter this new period and are convinced this will also have a positive effect for our customers.