Kyocera to acquire leading French ECM solutions provider Ever Team Software SAS

January 22, 2020
Japan

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (herein "Kyocera") and Ever Team Software SAS (herein "Everteam") announced that Kyocera and Everteam's shareholder (Ever Team Innovation SAS) have entered into an agreement allowing Kyocera to acquire all outstanding shares of Everteam, a French-based provider of enterprise content management※1 (ECM) solutions. With this acquisition, Kyocera aims to strengthen its ECM business in the European market, and further expand the business globally.

As a pioneer in the ECM market with approximately 30 years of experience, Everteam possesses high capabilities to develop reliable ECM software, and additionally offers advanced technologies such as automatic natural language processing※2 (NLP) by combining its expertise and technological innovations. Teams in France and Switzerland support the implementation of ECM solutions for customers in a wide range of industries, including leading global companies.

By combining Everteam's cutting-edge solutions with its current ECM lineup, Kyocera hopes to meet diverse needs with a broader portfolio and contribute to the development of its customers' businesses. Everteam will continually develop its business as an independent company within the Kyocera Group and maintain their existing operations.

  • *1Enterprise content management refers to a company's data integration, efficient management, and workflow automation solutions.
  • *2Natural Language Processing refers to the computer-based processing of natural language such as human speech.

Overview of Everteam

Name

Ever Team Software SAS

Head office

Lyon, France (Regional office: Switzerland)

Operations

Development and sales of ECM software as well as related services

About KYOCERA Document Solutions

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., is a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company's portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organisationz put knowledge to work to drive change.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of Kyocera Corporation, a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, solar power generating systems and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2019, Kyocera Corporation's consolidated sales revenue totaled 1.62 trillion yen (approx. US$14.6 billion). Kyocera appears on the "Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19" list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #655 on Forbes magazine's 2019 "Global 2000" list of the world's largest publicly traded companies.

About Ever Team Software

Founded in 1990, Everteam is a software developer and publisher specializing in content management and information governance. Combining expertise and technological innovations around artificial intelligence and automatic natural language processing (NLP) thanks to R&D Everteam.Lab, the Everteam solutions available on a single software platform, are adapted to different business contexts and enable organizations to transform information into capital and control it, while reducing costs and risks.

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