History

2020

March

DATAGROUP strengthens capacities in the financial sector with the acquisition of 68% of Portavis

January

DATAGROUP Mobile Solutions and Almato GmbH merge to form Almato AG, a competence hub for Robotic Process Automation and artificial intelligence.

2019

October

DATAGROUP extends the executive board: Peter Schneck becomes responsible for Finance, Investor Relations and Legal.

August

DATAGROUP acquires assets and entities of IT Informatik GmbH.

April

DATAGROUP acquires UBL Informationssysteme GmbH and strengthens its presence in the Rhine-Main area.

2018

October

DATAGROUP extends the board with the department of production – Andreas Baresel becomes CPO of DATAGROUP SE.

January

DATAGROUP acquires robotic specialist ALMATO GmbH

2017

August

DATAGROUP takes over IT specialist ikb Data GmbH (today, DATAGROUP Financial IT Services GmbH)

April

DATAGROUP acquires Hamburg-based IT service provider HanseCom Gesellschaft für Informations- und Kommunikationsdienstleistungen mbH (today, DATAGROUP Operate IT GmbH)

2016

November

Transformation of DATAGROUP AG into a European stock corporation (Societas Europaea or SE)

July

DATAGROUP takes over SAP and application management services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

February

DATAGROUPranks among the Top 3 in Germany in customer satisfaction (Source: Whitelane IT Outsourcing Study Germany/Austria 2015)

2015

August

As part of an asset deal, DATAGROUP takes over employees and customer relationships of Vega Deutschland GmbH (today, DATAGROUP Consulting Services GmbH)

2014

October

DATAGROUP acquires Excelsis Business Technology AG (today, DATAGROUP Mobile Solutions AG)

2012

September

DATAGROUP ranks among the leading IT service providers in Germany (Source: Lünendonk)

February

DATAGROUP acquires Consinto GmbH (today DATAGROUP Business Solutions GmbH)

January

DATAGROUP acquires PC-Feuerwehr Franchise & Interactive Media GmbH

2011

September

Following an increase in real capital, DATAGROUP Consulting GmbH and DATAGROUP IT Solutions GmbH are now new subsidiaries of DATAGROUP AG

February

Max H.-H. Schaber (CEO) and Dirk Peters (COO) are named executive officers of DATAGROUP AG

January

DATAGROUP acquires BGS AG (today DATAGROUP Consulting Services GmbH)

2010

October

DATAGROUP gets majority ownership of ptecs GmbH (today DATAGROUP Consulting Köln GmbH)

August

DATAGROUP is recognized as one of the most customer-friendly computer companies and ranks among the top 15 German computer companies (Source: Ranking by Computerwoche)

Spring

Acquisition of arxes and its subsidiaries (today DATAGROUP Köln GmbH)

2009

October

Opening of the location in Berlin (part of DATAGROUP Bremen GmbH)

2008

July

Acquisition of major segments of bte bürotechnik eggert (part of DATAGROUP Bremen GmbH)

April

Dirk Peters is named executive officer of DATAGROUP AG

January

Acquisition of Best-Computer Support (today a part of DATAGROUP Ludwigsburg GmbH) and HDT Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (today DATAGROUP Hamburg GmbH)

2007

November

Acquisition of the Corporate Express locations Rostock and Schwerin (part of DATAGROUP Bremen GmbH)

October

Acquisition of Hamann and Feil (today a part of DATAGROUP Ludwigsburg GmbH)

January

Acquisition of EGT InformationsSysteme (today DATAGROUP Offenburg GmbH)

2006

October

Acquisition of messerknecht informationssysteme (today DATAGROUP Bremen GmbH) and the acquisition of ICP (today DATAGROUP Ludwigsburg GmbH)

September

Stock market launch of DATAGROUP IT Services Holding AG (listing in the Entry Standard/Open Market)

2005

December

Founding of DATAGROUP IT Services Holding AG (today DATAGROUP SE); Executive Officers Max Schaber, Andreas Holm, Roland Bihler

2003

October

Acquisition of tec2b AG (today a part of DATAGROUP Stuttgart GmbH)

1992-1995

Design, construction and move-in of the DATAGROUP corporate headquarters

1989

June

Founding of DATANET (today a part of DATAGROUP Stuttgart GmbH)

1983

October

Founding by Max H.-H. Schaber and Herbert Schwarzkopf