Quadient

Summary

Quadient is an international company specialized in mailing equipment, business process automation and customer experience management.[3] It was originally founded as Neopost.[4][5] As of 2019, the company had about 5,693 employees and annual sales of €1.14 billion. Its products and services are sold in about 90 countries.[2] Quadient is a company listed on the Euronext Paris market (Compartment B).[6] Its stock ticker is QDT.[7]

Quadient
TypeSociété Anonyme
Euronext: QDT
IndustryTechnology
Founded1924
HeadquartersBagneux, France
Key people
Didier Lamouche (Chairman) and Geoffrey Godet (CEO)[1]
Products
RevenueIncrease€1.14 billion (2019)[2][better source needed]
€185 million (2019)
€14 million (2019)
Total assets€3.115 billion (2019)
Total equity€1.248 million (2019)
Number of employees
5,693 (2019)

HistoryEdit

  • 1924 Founding of Neopost Limited (United Kingdom)[8]
  • 1929 Founding of SMH, Société des Machines Havas (France) [9]
  • 1930 Acquisition of Neopost by Roneo (United Kingdom)[10]
  • 1935 Creation of Neopost brand name (United Kingdom)
  • 1970 Acquisition by C.G.E. of SMH-Adrex (France)[11]
  • 1979 Acquisition by C.G.E. of Friden (United States)[12]
  • 1980 Acquisition by C.G.E. of Roneo and Hadewe (United Kingdom and Netherlands)[13]
  • 1981 Attached to Alcatel, subsidiary of C.G.E. (France)
  • 1992 Foundation of Neopost Group[14]
  • 1997 A group of investors, advised by BC Partners and in association with management, took control of Neopost[14]
  • 1999 Neopost was floated on the Premier Marché of Euronext Paris on 23 February at a price of €15 per share[15]
  • 2002 Acquisition of Stielow and Hasler (Germany and Switzerland)[14]
  • 2003 Neopost completed the integration of companies acquired in 2002, sold Stielow’s non-core label printing and print finishing businesses, and strengthened its operating structures [16]
  • 2005 Acquisition of BTA Digital Works, a software company
  • 2006 Neopost adopted and modified the tagline "We value your mail" at the beginning of 2006.[17]
  • 2007 Acquisition of PFE, a supplier of high volume folder-inserters and Valipost
  • 2008 Acquisition of RENA, addressing systems supplier and NBG-ID, integrator of RFID technology
  • 2009 Acquisition of Satori Software, a postal address quality management software company[18]
  • 2009 Acquisition of Kontur Documents Systems (Suède) and Scani (Denmark)
  • 2011 Acquisition of GBC – Fordigraph, an Australian distributor of document finishing and mailing products
  • 2012 Acquisition of GMC Software Technology – a Swiss-based provider of customer communications management products[19]
  • 2012 Acquisition of Human Inference, a Dutch provider of contact data quality services[20]
  • 2013 Acquisition of DMTI Spatial – a Canadian provider of location-based service provider[21]
  • 2014 Acquisition of Data Capture Solutions Ltd, a document management business[22]
  • 2016 Acquisition of icon Systemhaus[23]
  • 2019 The company was renamed Quadient [24][25]
  • In March 2020, Quadient sold ProShip, Inc. to FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software[26]
  • 2020 Acquisition of YayPay, an accounts receivable automation software company (United States)[27]
  • 2021 Acquisition of Beanworks, a Canadian accounts payable automation software company[28]

BoardEdit

Chief Executive Officer: Geoffrey Godet (since February 2018).[29]

StructureEdit

Quadient employs around 6 000 people across 29 countries : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, Taiwan and Thailand. Aside from its branches, Quadient also has a network of 90 independent distributors.

Quadient's headquarters are located in Bagneux.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Neopost: Didier Lamouche devient président du conseil d'administration". lesechos.fr. Retrieved 2020-06-10.
  2. ^ a b "2019 Universal Registration Document" (PDF). resources.quadient.com. Retrieved 2020-06-10.
  3. ^ "Neopost devient Quadient pour entrer dans l'ère numérique". Le Figaro. 23 September 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Neopost To Become Quadient". Retrieved February 28, 2019.
  5. ^ "About Neopost". Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Euronext Live Markets". live.euronext.com. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  7. ^ "Neopost devient Quadient pour entrer dans l'ère numérique". Le Figaro. 23 September 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  8. ^ P. Pederson, Jay (2001). International Directory of Company Histories. Vol. 38. Detroit, Mich.: St. James Press. ISBN 978-1-55862-679-9. OCLC 769045539.
  9. ^ De l'empreinte à la puce : Neopost France, 70 ans jeune et dynamique. Neopost France. 2000.
  10. ^ "Heritage: Roneo, Roneo, wherefore art thou Roneo?". Romford Recorder.
  11. ^ "L'agence Havas et ses filiales industrielles". March 30, 1970 – via Le Monde.
  12. ^ "CIT-ALCATEL VA ACQUÉRIR LA SOCIÉTÉ AMÉRICAINE FRIDEN". January 20, 1979 – via Le Monde.
  13. ^ Book: “De l'empreinte à la puce électronique” by Neopost France, 2000 (reference number: FRBNF37223095 / Quotation reference: https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb37223095b)
  14. ^ a b c Book: “International Directory of Company Histories”, volume 38, by Jan P. Perdeson - St. James Press, 2001
  15. ^ “From LBO to IPO: How to Take Neopost Public on the First French Market (A)” Harvard Business Review https://store.hbr.org/product/from-lbo-to-ipo-how-to-take-neopost-public-on-the-first-french-market-a/INS419?fromSkuRelated=INS420&ab=store_idp_relatedpanel_-_from_lbo_to_ipo_how_to_take_neopost_public_on_the_first_french_market_a_ins419
  16. ^ "Neopost doit digérer les acquisitions de Stielow et d'Ascom Hasler". Les Echos. April 3, 2003.
  17. ^ "Neopost: nouvelle signature, nouveau logo". VotreArgent.fr. October 1, 2014.
  18. ^ "Neopost confiant pour le reste de l'année". La Tribune.
  19. ^ "Neopost Acquires GMC Software Technology, a Leader in the Field of Customer Communication Management". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  20. ^ "Neopost Acquires Human Inference, One of the European Leaders in Data Quality". Retrieved 2015-08-18.[dead link]
  21. ^ "Neopost acquires Canadian data services provider DMTI Spatial". Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  22. ^ "Acuity advise Neopost on DCS acquisition | Acuity Advisors". www.acuity.co.uk.
  23. ^ "Welcome to Quadient DOPiX International AG - Quadient DOPiX International AG". www.iconinternational.eu. Retrieved 2020-11-01.
  24. ^ Lloyd, Alison (2019-10-07). "Neopost Looks to Evolve, Changes Name to Quadient to Focus on Customer Experiences". documentmedia.com. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  25. ^ "Neopost change de dénomination et devient Quadient". Investir (in French). 2019-09-26. Retrieved 2020-02-11.
  26. ^ "ProShip Inc. Acquired by FOG Software Group for Supply Chain and Logistics Software Portfolio". finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  27. ^ "Quadient Announces Acquisition of Leading FinTech Company YayPay™, Specialized in Accounts Receivable Automation". Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  28. ^ "Quadient acquires Beanworks". Retrieved 2021-09-15.
  29. ^ "Careers at Quadient | Quadient Jobs". Quadient. Retrieved 2020-11-01.