Columbus acquires US consultancy

July 6, 2016 at 2:36 PM EDT

Columbus acquires CSG (Client Strategy Group), a recognized ERP consultancy in the US. The acquisition strengthens Columbus' coast-to-coast reach in the US market and underlines the goal of being recognized as a strategic business partner that leads customers in the digital business transformation.

Copenhagen, Denmark — 6 July 2016 — Columbus (OMX: COLUM) announces today that it has acquired the US ERP consultancy CSG. The acquisition grows Columbus' market presence in the United States, and supports Columbus' strategy of helping customers increase the value of their ERP investment and lead them in the digital transformation of their business.  

"We are pleased to welcome CSG. Columbus has a clear goal of creating a unique customer experience and thereby achieving the highest customer satisfaction in the market, and with CSG's skills and experience we are able to serve our customers even better", says Thomas Honoré, CEO, Columbus.

CSG is recognized for their specialized competencies and solutions within ERP. The acquisition of CSG gives Columbus the opportunity to help customers improve and optimize their ERP solution to an even greater extent. 

"With the combination of coast-to-coast reach in the US, global presence and the extensive resources of Columbus, I am confident that CSG will stand stronger in pursuing our ambitions to provide excellent services that make our customers successful", says Dave Hooper, CEO, CSG.

Founded in 2003, CSG has 19 employees and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH. In 2015, CSG had a revenue of DKK 33.5m and earnings of DKK 5m. CSG will operate under the name CSG - a Columbus company.

Today, Columbus has coast-to-coast representation in the United States with 27 offices and 250 employees. Columbus is among the leading value providers of digital business solutions in selected industries, well positioned to provide for the needs of customers in the US in the years to come.


For further information, please contact:

CEO Thomas Honoré, T: +45 70 20 50 00.



About Columbus

Columbus is an international consultancy serving customers worldwide. We are experts in developing and providing business applications to the retail, food and manufacturing industries. We've proved this through +25 years of experience with more than 6,000 successful business cases. Columbus has offices and partners all around the world.


About CSG

The Client Strategy Group (CSG) is a consultancy that assists customers throughout the US with their existing ERP solution. CSG has proven expertise in upgrades, performance optimization, Enterprise Data Management, and Business Intelligence. We utilize our unique experience and business model to deliver exceptional services to our clients in order to maximize the value of their ERP investment.