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THE ARANCHO DOC GROUP ACQUIRES ITALIAN LANGUAGE SERVICE PROVIDER SOGET

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Friday, 7 April, 2017

The Arancho Doc Group consolidates its position as one of the leading language service providers in Europe and expands its service offering to further meet the demands of its global customers.

Bologna and Milan, April 2017 – The Arancho Doc Group, with headquarters in Bologna and a network of offices in strategic locations across Europe, has today announced the acquisition of Soget, an Italian translation company based in Milan with 40 years of experience. The new group can rely on a workforce of more than 100 full-time language professionals working out of 9 offices and will have a combined annual turnover of approximately 13.5 million dollars.

Thanks to this acquisition the Arancho Doc Group increases its share of the Italian language service market with a total of 4 offices across Italy in Bologna, Milan, Mirandola and Rimini, while at the same time strengthening its European presence with production and sales offices in Barcelona, Helsinki, Lugano, Prague and Zurich.

Against a backdrop of increasing globalization and exponential content growth, Arancho Doc and Soget have managed to stay ahead by focussing on innovation and embracing cutting-edge technologies including the development of Translation Management Systems, the implementation of custom-built engines for machine translation and the integration of translation and localization processes.

Complementary expertise

Arancho Doc collaborates closely with more than 1200 customers located in 45 countries worldwide and provides translation and localization services in more than 250 language combinations. In 2016, the company was ranked number 68 in the world according to the research company Common Sense Advisory.

The addition of Soget to the Group enhances Arancho Doc’s already comprehensive service offering with a number of value-added services. In particular, Soget Marketing specializes in international communication and provides creative graphic design, web services, transcreation and SEO while Soget Consulting provides integrated solutions and technologies for business information and document management.

“Our vision is to become the partner of choice for global companies wishing to develop their brand on the world stage”, says Danilo Monaco CEO of the Arancho Doc Group, “The acquisition of Soget allows us to extend our service offering so that we can fully respond to the needs of our customers and continue to grow together through the provision of top quality services, outstanding customer care and continuous innovation.”

About Arancho Doc

The Arancho Doc Group is a recognized force within the international language industry. Headquartered in Bologna, Italy, the Arancho Doc Group provides language services and solutions to large corporations and multinationals from its strategic network of offices across Europe. By combining innovative technological solutions with in-depth knowledge of translation and localization processes, Arancho Doc is the ideal long-term language and communication partner of global companies. Arancho Doc is an SAP Partner and is certified according to the ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 Quality Standards. For further information: www.aranchodoc.com

About Soget

Since 1977, SOGET has been providing translation and localization services for the global communication of companies operating across various sectors, including marketing, fashion and luxury goods, IT, consumer electrics, automotive and legal. Soget offers a wide range of services such as the localization of online and multimedia content, transcreation and desktop publishing, and supports customers wishing to promote their brand and products to the world thanks to solutions based on the use of innovative technologies. With headquarters in Milan and an office in Lugano, Soget is certified according to the ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 Quality Standards. For further information: www.soget.it