FOG Software Group Announces Acquisition of syfex AG

01 April 2022 - (Rotkreuz, Schwitzerland) - FOG Software Group ("FOG"),a division of Vela Software today announced that it has completed the acquisition of syfex AG ("syfex").

Basel, Switzerland-based syfex is a leader in mobile software solutions for the Swiss market. For several years, syfex has been providing, amongst other software products, a mobile solution for Optiwork customers.

Following the acquisition, syfex will operate as an independent division of FOG and work closely with Optiwork AG (formerly BRZ Schweiz AG). Within Optiwork, syfex will continue to develop its existing solutions and services for mobile working for ancillary construction trades. The acquisition creates great synergies for Optiwork's existing customers, who already work with the DOMUS Mobile solution from syfex. In addition, syfex as a provider of mobile solutions for companies of all sizes and industries, will operate as a separate business unit and strengthen the product portfolio in additional horizontal markets in the group.

“We are pleased to welcome syfex with their innovative software and focus on user-friendliness, quality, execution, and customers,” said Peter Dixen, FOG Software Group Portfolio Manager Construction & Manufacturing. “Syfex is very complementary to our growing portfolio of mobile software solutions. Their problem-solving solutions bring additional coverage to the vertical markets in our portfolio.”

“We are delighted for syfex to join the FOG portfolio,” said Daniel Frey, CEO and one of the syfex founders. “Syfex’s unique and user-centric approach to mobile software solutions will add value to the FOG network, while syfex staff and customers alike will benefit from FOG’s financial support, software development experience and well-honed management best practices.”

About FOG Software Group
Rosemont, IL-based FOG Software Group is a division of Toronto-based Vela Software <>. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. By helping their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions that can strengthen their market position, their portfolio companies become clear leaders in their industries.

About Syfex
Syfex has been a specialist in mobile solutions for over 20 years, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries to optimize their business processes and thus achieve cost and quality benefits.
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April 1, 2022