Paris-based Berger-Levrault opening regional head office in Montreal after acquiring two Quebec software firms | Montreal Gazette

Article content The Paris-based health and education software publisher Berger-Levrault International Group is opening a North American regional head office in Montreal after acquiring software firms COBA Management Software Inc.

, of Laval, and Exagon Inc. in Quebec City.“Our Montreal subsidiary is our first overseas expansion project and the perfect gateway to North American and international markets,” said Pierre-Marie Lehucher, Berger-Levrault’s CEO, in a statement.“COBA and Exagon are top public-sector management software providers and their expertise will help us combine complementary software products and meet growing demand.”He said solutions developed in Quebec may supply the group’s clients in France and internationally. COBA’s software is aimed primarily at the education, municipal and library markets and Exagon’s at the public sector.The Laval Technopole and Montreal International helped Berger-Levrault’s move to Montreal. The cost of the French company’s two Quebec acquisitions was not disclosed.Berger-Levrault is a leading European multi-channel publisher of information software for the education, health care, other public-sector markets and also the private sector. It has almost 60,000 clients, 1,200 employees and annual sales of between $150 million and $200 million U.S. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, ortap here to see other videos from our team. Advertisement Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content Article content Share this article in your social network Latest National Stories Montreal Gazette Headline News Sign up to receive daily headline news from the Montreal Gazette, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Postmedia Network Inc. | 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 | 416-383-2300 Thanks for signing up! A welcome email is on its way. If you don't see it please check your junk folder. The next issue of Montreal Gazette Headline News will soon be in your inbox. We encountered an issue signing you up. Please try again Trending This Week in Flyers