LanguageWire acquires Paris-based language service provider

Copenhagen, Denmark – 10 March 2022: The Danish tech-enabled language service provider (LSP) LanguageWire has acquired AWS Group, a Paris-based LSP delivering services to predominantly the Life Science industry, Manufacturing, and the Service sector. With the acquisition, LanguageWire strengthens its competitive position in the French market.

”The acquisition of AWS Group increases our presence in the French market and is a step towards making us a leading European LSP”, says LanguageWire CEO Søren Bech Justesen. “The long-term customer relationships AWS Group has with many leading global, French-based clients is a testament to their high quality and service and matches well with LanguageWire’s values. I look forward to welcoming AWS Group into the LanguageWire family.”

A leading European language service and technology provider
LanguageWire’s and AWS Group’s core markets and industry knowledge complement each other well, creating a stronger offering for existing and potential customers. The company plans to continue under the LanguageWire name, where the development of leading AI technologies and deep people competencies remain at the center.

Following the acquisition, the companies’ combined turnover exceeds €70M, with a presence in 13 countries across three continents and more than 450 employees.

We complement each other, and I am happy that we have joined this well-known language service provider. Our goal has always been to meet the highest possible standards for our customers. Thanks to the power of LanguageWire’s cutting-edge technology, we will be able to enrich our customer offerings,” said Alain Quillet, President of the AWS Group.

Strengthened presence in the Life Science industry
LanguageWire and AWS Group both have a strong existing presence in the Life Science industry. Our clients experience high growth and an increasing need for LSPs that can offer expert advice on how to streamline and automate their multilingual content production. “Together, we will have increased capacity and expertise to improve our offerings further in this important vertical”, says LanguageWire CEO Søren Bech Justesen.

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