July 17, 2019

BTS Acquires SwissVBS to Further Expand and Strengthen its Digital Learning Offering

Press Release

SwissVBS is happy to announce that we have joined the BTS family.

BTS (BTS GROUP AB, publ) is a global professional services firm headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with about 750 professionals at 33 offices located on six continents. BTS focuses on the people side of strategy, working with leaders at all levels to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver results.

This was a very natural fit for SwissVBS and something that we are very excited about. It naturally builds upon and extends our digital learning solutions, our strategic learning initiatives, and our presence in the microlearning and mobile reinforcement space while also tapping into the vast portfolio of managerial training services that BTS offers and extending that capability into the world of digital.

Please read the Press Release for the official announcement.


Notable Quotes from the Press Release

“We are really excited to welcome SwissVBS to BTS. As a full-service provider for digital journeys, this team creates impressive results for their clients. Our combined services will make us an even stronger partner in the marketplace and accelerate our growth in digital services,” says Henrik Ekelund, Founder & CEO of BTS.

“We are delighted to become a part of the BTS family. We share the same values and business approach, which will make for an excellent cultural fit. The global presence of BTS, its services and experience will also be of great value for our customers and colleagues,” says SwissVBS CEO and co- founder Shahin Sobhani. “And we believe our services and digital solutions will be a perfect complement to BTS’s current offerings,” says SwissVBS co-founder Sebastian Frankenberger.

“The addition of SwissVBS to the BTS family will strengthen our digital capability considerably. The team brings us expertise that will increase our ability to provide the scalable, high-impact solutions our clients expect,” says Dave Ackley, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Digital at BTS.