MONTREAL, QC, June 17, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Berger-Levrault, a leading publisher of software and digital solutions catering to health care, education and public services organizations, is pleased to welcome Infosilem to its group of companies. Infosilem develops solutions that streamline student and teacher timetable planning and the optimization of resource use. This acquisition will swiftly create new synergies that better meet the complementary enterprise resource planning needs of postsecondary education clients.
With some forty employees in Greater Montreal, Infosilem will continue operating under its own name and management team. "Our companies have very similar business philosophies, so we really are getting the best of both worlds," said Infosilem president Olivier Melis. "We're building the capacity to accelerate our growth in North America and internationally, while retaining the tailored approach and flexibility that has always enabled us to meet our clients' special needs."
For Berger-Levrault, a French group that opened its North American head office in Greater Montreal three years ago, the transaction strengthens its presence in colleges and universities. "Adding Infosilem further boosts our knowledge and skills base, enabling us to better meet client needs. It's a perfect fit with our vision of developing innovative solutions that make life easier for management and optimize resource use, from accounting and finance to HR and resource planning," said Charles André Martineau, managing director of Berger-Levrault in North America.
Berger-Levrault now boasts 120 employees and over 350 clients in North America.
With close to 60,000 clients and over 1,200 employees, Berger-Levrault is Europe's leading multichannel publisher of information and management solutions. By providing consulting, products, services, and training, the company streamlines all management processes for clients in government, health care, and education.
Founded in 1987 and based in Blainville, Quebec, Infosilem has some forty employees who develop scheduling software solutions for universities and colleges. The company serves over 150 clients in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.
For further information: Source and information: Charles André Martineau, Managing Director, Berger-Levrault International Ltd., Phone: 514-251-2622, [email protected]; Maryse Penen, Head of Communication, Berger-Levrault, Phone: 220.127.116.11.52.35, [email protected]