October 5th 2016 / Munich, Berlin

Diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH strengthens its consultancy expertise.

Through the acquisition of Digital Transformation Group GmbH (DT-Group) from Munich, diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH strengthens its digital strategy consultancy expertise in digital business models, customer-journey and big data management. Through the analytic approach, methods and the tools of the DT-Group, companies can accurately carry out transformation processes and augment the relevance of on-line marketing initiatives.

As of September 30th, 2016 diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH has taken over Digital Transformation Group GmbH, the company of digital experts Albert Brenner and Prof. Dr. Peter Gentsch. Through this acquisition, diva-e adds value to its digital strategy consulting spectrum, including expertise in the areas of customer-journey consultancy and tracking, big data analysis, as well as tools and methods used to plan and implement digitalization projects. Digital Transformation Group (DT-Group) is now under the umbrella of diva-e as an independent business unit.

The DT-Group supports companies with its digital status definitions, the development and implementation of a digitalization strategy, as well as with the transformation to digital business models. During the last years they developed a tool based consultant model to analyze and optimize digital transformation processes and has implemented them in large companies.

„Our method enables digitalization to be measured and allows fundamental statements to be made about the meaning and benefits of digitalization projects”, says Prof. Dr. Peter Gentsch. Albert Brenner adds: „We have been developing a model over years with which we can support companies to optimize their digital performance and readiness, giving them the ability to create the most efficient digital transformation process. Teaming up with diva-e will allow us to offer our clients additional strategic development, meaning the entire spectrum of digitalization from marketing and sales to customer service.”

Tilman Au, Co-CEO from diva-e comments: „As a large digital agency, it is our goal to support our customers on all levels of the digital world. With the support of DT-Group’s team, we further our portfolio significantly in the arena of digital strategy consulting. Now we can advise our clients even more competently in today’s fast growing market of data-driven sales by optimizing their on-line platforms.

diva-e Digital Value Enterprise is a part of the fund which is consulted by EMERAM Capital Partners. The acquisition of the Digital Transformation Group enables diva-e Digital Value Enterprise to further strengthen this successful and unique portfolio. From EMERAM’s perspective, diva-e is given the chance to have an active role in the consolidation of the digital agency market.

About Digital Transformation Group GmbH

The Digital Transformation Group GmbH (DT-Group) is a dynamic, growing consultancy firm with focus on digital media and digital transformation and is based in Munich. We analyze the actual digitalization status of companies and develop digital-driven business transformation strategies for their marketing, sales and customer service. We support the management team with organisational, as well as process implementation and help them better understand customer behaviour and activity information extracted from digital data and then transform the data into marketing, sales and customer service programs. The DT-Group boasts customers from various fields of business including 3M, Bitburger Braugruppe, Canon, Daimler, Disney, FC Bayern München, Osram, ProSieben, Siemens, Sky Deutschland. You can find further information at: www.digital-transformation-group.de.

About diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH

Headquartered in Berlin, diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH (www.diva-e.com) offers companies the complete portfolio of solutions for successful e-business from a single source. As a capable partner with longstanding and comprehensive expertise in the market, diva-e supports companies in the planning, implementation and optimization of their projects at every stage of the digital value creation chain by providing the following services: strategic brand consulting, modifications and individual development of e-commerce platforms and corporate websites, back-end integration, front-end design, user experience optimization, content management platforms, online performance and content marketing, development and design of mobile apps and hosting services.

diva-e was founded in 2015 in a merger of six established firms, Ageto, First Colo, kom, Netpioneer, Textprovider and zeros+ones, which each specialise in different e-business services and are among the leading providers in their respective fields. With a total turnover of around 45 million euros and approximately 380 employees, diva-e is one of Germany’s largest service providers in the e-business sector.

Many of Germany’s top 100 companies already benefit from solutions and services provided by the firms united under the umbrella of diva-e GmbH, including: 1&1, AMD, Bauerfeind, Bayer, Beiersdorf, Deutsche Bank, dm drogeriemarkt, Ebay, Edeka, EnBW, E.ON, Hypo Vereinsbank, Intersport, Postbank, Unilever, and Zalando.

EMERAM Capital Partners

EMERAM Capital Partners is an independent private equity firm for mid-cap companies in the German-speaking area. Funds advised by EMERAM Capital Partners provide capital to drive the development of companies, drawing upon a fund volume of EUR 350m. Its team of experienced investment experts currently oversees four portfolio companies: Boards & More, BENCH International, Hussel, Matrix42, diva-e Digital Value Enterprise and Xovis.

EMERAM Capital Partners regards itself as a long-term business development partner for companies in five industry sectors: consumer goods, retail, industrial goods, business services and healthcare. The six founding partners combine in-depth market knowledge with operational experience in these sectors. Together, the team has successfully closed over 25 transactions and supported the development of portfolio companies by serving on over 40 advisory boards and supervisory boards. EMERAM Capital Partners was founded as an independent partnership in Munich in 2012.

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