Hexagon Acquires Intergraph

Hexagon has entered into an agreement to acquire US-based software provider Intergraph Corporation. The transaction, at a value of USD2,125 million, is financed on cash basis. The acquisition will strengthen Hexagon's position in the measurement technology market and synergies within the Hexagon group are expected. Founded in 1969, Intergraph is a leading global provider of enterprise engineering (CAD) and geospatial intelligence software (GIS) that enables customers to visualise and manage complex data. The company is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, and employs approximately 4,000 people in 34 countries.Businesses, governments and security organisations in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's... (read more)
2010-07-07 09:03:11

Hexagon Expands European distribution

Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in four companies; R&A Rost Vertriebs GmbH, R&A Rost Produktions GmbH, both in Austria, Geopro Kft. in Hungary, and Junglas GmbH in Germany. The two Rost companies, headquartered in Vienna, are distributors and service providers for surveying and construction equipment in Austria. Geopro is a distributor for surveying and construction equipment in Hungary based in Budapest. Junglas is a German distributor for construction and machine control equipment located in Münster.   "Both Rost and Geopro are important elements in Hexagon's global growth strategy. We believe the economies in Central and Eastern Europe to continue... (read more)
2007-11-21 02:55:58

Hexagon Acquires SBG

Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems, has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of the Swedish company Svensk ByggnadsGeodesi AB, SBG. SBG develops, manufactures and supplies complete multidimensional systems for measuring, planning and machine control for excavators, graders, dozers and paving machines. The systems combine software and hardware for surveying and construction industry. With a common software structure, the information can be shared between different parts of the system for use in the office or in the field. SBG had a turnover of 40 MSEK in 2006 and has in recent years shown an annual growth... (read more)
2007-01-15 10:03:01

Hexagon Expands into Russia

2013 starts with another takeover by Hexagon, as it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in Russia-based Navgeocom. The company is the largest distributor for Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon brand, in the Russian Federation. Founded in 1997, Navgeocom has grown into one of the top-tier distributors of surveying and mapping products in Russia. The acquisition marks another step in Hexagon's global distribution strategy, which aims to establish a strong direct presence in all key markets. Strategically, the acquisition of Navgeocom is a great fit for Hexagon and yet another step toward expanding the company's presence... (read more)
2013-01-23 09:08:19

Hexagon 2011 International Conference

Leica Geosystems\' High-Definition Surveying (HDS) Worldwide User Conference will participate in a new format, offering attendees an broader variety of sessions, hands-on training, networking and new business opportunities. Also the Hexagon Airborne Sensor business is inviting the customers of Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging to join the \"Hexagon 2011\" Conference. According to Juergen Dold, CEO of Leica Geosystems, "the HDS and Geospatial Solutions user conferences are well known amongst our customers. Now, also our partners in the surveying, mapping, and positioning technologies business can expect an exciting program under the Hexagon roof called "Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government... (read more)
2011-02-14 09:57:10

Hexagon Acquires NovAtel

NovAtel Inc. (Canada) and Hexagon AB (Sweden) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hexagon has agreed to acquire all the outstanding shares of NovAtel for US$50 per share: the approximate total value is US$390 million. NovAtel has a long standing partnership with Hexagon's subsidiary, Leica Geosystems, focused on the development of high-precision GNSS technologies. NovAtel has been a core supplier of these technologies to Leica Geosystems since 2002.   The combination of Hexagon and NovAtel will add new applications to the Hexagon product portfolio and give Hexagon access to technologies applicable to new high growth markets.   "The... (read more)
2007-10-09 10:07:51

Hexagon Strengthens Distribution

Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Spatial Systems division of the American company Loyola Enterprises. The company's Spatial Systems division, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a distributor and service provider for surveying equipment in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. The division also operates its own GPS reference station network RTK-Net, providing high-precision differential correction services to a wide range of users and applications.     "The company is an important element in Hexagon's global growth strategy in the core surveying and construction markets. With this acquisition... (read more)
2009-10-07 05:20:06

Hexagon Unveils Luciad 2020

Hexagon’s Geospatial division has launched Luciad 2020, a significant update to its platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time, situational awareness applications. Luciad 2020 delivers faster and more powerful 3D visualization and analysis capabilities. It also extends the portfolio with LuciadCPillar, an API for C++ and C# developers to incorporate advanced geospatial visualization and analysis into their applications.    Hexagon’s Luciad portfolio allows developers to create powerful, high-performance applications that leverage data from any source for visualization and analysis in 2D and 3D. Combining static, dynamic and real-time data, including moving tracks, Luciad-powered applications support defence, aviation, infrastructure and... (read more)
2020-03-17 11:22:06

MicroSurvey Software Acquired by Hexagon

MicroSurvey has announced that The Hexagon Group has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of MicroSurvey Software Inc., the leading Canada-based developer of surveying and mapping software for the land surveying, construction and forensic markets. "MicroSurvey has grown very rapidly in the last 2 years and the acquisition by Hexagon gives us the means to grow even faster and keep pace with the ever-growing customer demand. Our team is extremely excited about this acquisition as it provides us the vehicle for further investment in innovation and greater access to the market", stated Darcy Detlor, president of MicroSurvey... (read more)
2012-01-19 04:57:38

Hexagon Expands within Machine Automation

Hexagon, the parent company of Leica Geosystems, has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of the French companies D&P Systems and Topolaser System s.a.s. D&P Systems develops and supplies multidimensional systems for measuring, planning and machine control for excavators, graders, dozers and pavers. Similar to the recently acquired Svensk ByggnadsGeodesi AB (SBG), D&P Systems’ main operation is software development. Topolaser’s main operations are distribution of surveying and construction equipment and integration of machine guidance systems in France. The two companies combined have a turnover of about € 5M, excluding sales of Leica Geosystems products. Sales of D&P... (read more)
2007-04-16 03:11:58
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