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COMPAREX AG
Stock corporation
Industry IT services
Founded 1990
Headquarters Leipzig, Germany
Key people
Revenue 1,770 Milliarden EUR (2014/2015)
Number of employees
2150 (2014/2015)
Website www.comparex.com

COMPAREX AG is an international[1] company for IT services with headquarters in Leipzig.

Business field[edit]

COMPAREX AG is mainly involved in the management of software licenses and usage rights.

Corporate structure[edit]

The Executive Group at COMPAREX AG consists of the Board of Directors and the Vice Presidents.

Board of Directors[edit]

The Board of Directors at COMPAREX AG currently consists of three people:[2]
Mag. Wilfried Pruschak (CEO/Chairman, since April 2014)
Marc Betgem (CSO/Director, since July 2016)
Dr. Thomas Reich (CFO/Director, since June 2009)

Supervisory Board[edit]

The Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG has six members:[3]
Mag. Wilhelm Doupnik (Chairman of the Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG)
Mag. Nikolaus Brajkovic (Member of the Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG)
Mag. Andreas Fleischmann (Member of the Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG)
Mag. Michael Kafesie (Member of the Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG)
Mag. Jürgen Narath (Member of the Supervisory Board at der COMPAREX AG)
Karl Unger (Member of the Supervisory Board at COMPAREX AG)

Shareholders[edit]

Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH has owned 100 percent[4] of COMPAREX AG since 2011; it holds these shares indirectly via “PERUNI” Holding GmbH. Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH belongs to the Raiffeisen Banking Group Austria (RBG).

Shareholdings[edit]

COMPAREX AG holds shares in companies around the world due to its strategy of acquisitions and start-ups.

2015

Start-up: Canada[5]
Start-up: Singapore[6]
Acquisition: Dataserv Information Technologies Inc. (Turkey)[7]
Acquisition: amando software GmbH (Germany)[8]

2014 Acquisition: Cloudbearing Inc. (USA)[9]
Acquisition: PERIFEL (Periféricos Electrónicos, S.A. de C.V.) (Mexico)[10][11]
Acquisition: 2S Gestao de Ativos de Software Ltda. business unit (Brasil)[12]
2013 Acquisition: Agile Software B.V: & InfraControl B.V. (Netherlands)[13][14]

Start-up: USA [15]

2012 Acquisition: DATALOG Software AG (Germany)[16][17]

Start-up: Bulgaria, Indonesia [18]

2011 Acquisition: IRIS Unified Technology Pvt. Ltd. (India)[19][20]

Locations[edit]

A number of acquisitions in recent years mean that COMPAREX AG is now present in over 30 countries worldwide.[21]

Europe
Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Great Britain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Slovenia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Romania
Africa
South Africa
Asia
India, Kazakhstan, China, Singapore, Indonesia
South America
Brasil
North America
Canada, Mexico, USA

Origins[edit]

The company has operated under the name COMPAREX AG since 2011.[22] Originally the company was named "PC-Ware Gesellschaft für Industrieinformatik Leipzig mbH".

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Konzern COMPAREX AG, abgerufen am 20. April 2015
  2. ^ [2], Management Board COMPAREX AG, retrieved on 27 April 2016
  3. ^ [3], Supervisory Board COMPAREX AG, retrieved on 27 April 2016
  4. ^ [4], 'Beteiligungen Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH, retrieved on 13 April 2016
  5. ^ [5], press release of COMPAREX AG 26 August 2015, retrieved on 27 July 2015
  6. ^ [6], press release of COMPAREX AG 9 November 2015, retrieved on 27 July 2015
  7. ^ [7], press release of COMPAREX AG 19 October 2015, retrieved on 27 July 2015
  8. ^ [8], press release of COMPAREX AG 5 October 2015, retrieved on 27 July 2015
  9. ^ [9], press release of COMPAREX AG 30 October 2014, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  10. ^ [10], IT-Dienstleister übernimmt Perifel, 22 May 2014, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  11. ^ [11], press release of COMPAREX AG 22 May 2014, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  12. ^ [12], COMPAREX erschließt südamerikanischen Markt und übernimmt Microsoft-Lizenzgeschäft des brasilianischen Systemintegrators 2S, 6 May 2014, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  13. ^ [13], COMPAREX übernimmt niederländische Software-Firmen, Heise online 22 March 2013, retrieved on 21 September 2015
  14. ^ [14], press release of COMPAREX AG 22 March 2013, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  15. ^ [15], Comparex gründet Tochtergesellschaft in den USA, Computerwelt.at 14 May 2013, retrieved on 21 April 2015
  16. ^ [16], COMPAREX übernimmt Münchener Datalog Software AG, zdnet.de 6 February 2012, retrieved on 21 September 2015
  17. ^ [17], press release of COMPAREX AG 7 January 2013, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  18. ^ [18], Mergers & Acquisitions Comparex Group, retrieved on 21 April 2015
  19. ^ [19], COMPAREX kauft indischen IT-Dienstleister, crn.de 18 October 2011, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  20. ^ [20], press release of COMPAREX AG 18 October 2011, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  21. ^ [21], locations of COMPAREX AG, retrieved on 13 April 2015
  22. ^ [22], PC-Ware heißt jetzt COMPAREX, Heise online 5 May 2011, retrieved on 10 April 2015

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