Translations.com enters into merger agreement with Quagnito Solutions
Quagnito's 45 India-Based Localization Professionals to Bolster Translations.com’s Testing, DTP, and Software Development Resources
NEW YORK, USA and PUNE, India (October 16, 2008) – Translations.com, a world leader in translation services and technology, today announced it has completed a merger with Quagnito Solutions of Pune, India. Quagnito specializes in localization-related testing, DTP, and software development. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Quagnito owners Anita Ganapathi and Neeraj Bezalwar, as well as all of Quagnito's employees, will remain with the company. Ganapathi will retain her position as Chief Operating Office and Bezalwar will retain his position as Chief Technology Officer. Both will continue to run the company's day-to-day operations and both will join Translations.com's senior management team.
Ganapathi stated, "Neeraj and I feel that Quagnito is now at a crucial stage in its growth as an organization, and to achieve its maximum potential, we needed a merger-partner that is not only a world leader in localization, but also flexible enough to allow us to keep our autonomy. Translations.com’s impressive track record for retaining employees and fostering opportunity for its merger-partners made the decision the best option for the future of Quagnito, our employees, and our customers."
Bezalwar continued, "We have first-hand knowledge of all translation-related technology systems and I can tell you without hesitation that Translations.com's GlobalLink GMS is the most impressive suite of tools that exists today. I look forward to the Quagnito team playing a role in future development."
Phil Shawe, President and CEO of Translations.com, added, "Having worked with Quagnito extensively in the past, we can attest to the skill and expertise their team brings to the table. This merger is a natural extension of our successful working relationship, and we look forward to working with the Quagnito team for years to come."
Quagnito Solutions was founded in 2003 with a vision of providing high quality end-to-end solutions in the field of localization, Global Content Management, and training content development. Equipped with a strong cross-functional team, Quagnito has successfully provided services to some of the best known names in the global environment. The company’s Offshore Development Centre in Pune, India consists of state-of-the-art infrastructure and a specialized team of experienced Consultants and Engineers.
Translations.com is a leading provider of software, website, and enterprise-wide localization services, as well as localization-related technology products. Translations.com solutions allow customers to conduct business more effectively in international markets. The company has a global presence on four continents and services a variety of clients with dedicated practice groups for every major industry. Translations.com is part of the TransPerfect family of companies. For more information, please visit www.translations.com.