Crownpeak, the leading digital experience platform, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with German IT service provider adesso SE to acquire adesso subsidiary e-Spirit. Headquartered in Germany, e-Spirit enables businesses to rapidly deliver personalized, content-rich experiences across online channels.
The acquisition brings together Crownpeak’s SaaS-based web content management system (CMS) and other best-of-breed offerings – which wrap digital quality, governance and privacy into experience delivery – with e-Spirit’s differentiators, including content-driven commerce experiences and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered personalization.
The combination of Crownpeak and e-Spirit will create the most agile digital experience platform for brands, regardless of location or vertical, to easily orchestrate digital experiences that build trust and maximize customer lifetime value.
“Through our acquisition of e-Spirit, we’ll enable more companies around the globe to drive meaningful, authentic customer interactions,” said Ravi Kumaraswami, CEO at Crownpeak. “This also doubles Crownpeak’s customer base, providing more opportunities for us to transform digital experience delivery at the 1-to-1 level and on a greater scale. With our talented and expanded team, leading technologies and growing partner channel, we look forward to helping more companies move faster and create more.”
Andreas Knoor, chief product officer at e-Spirit, said: “Joining forces with Crownpeak represents an important milestone for our industry and customers alike. Our combined resources will also fuel more opportunities for research and development and further product innovation. With our powerful technologies, greater worldwide support and flexible hosting models, companies can improve the speed and results of digital experience delivery.”