Barcelona, October 22nd, 2020
Service Point Solutions, a company quoted in the Spanish Stock Exchange and part of Paragon group, announced today the acquisition of Scytl, a Barcelona based company leader in digital voting and electoral modernization. The acquisition also includes Civiciti, the citizen participation platform launched by the software company in 2016, and Scytl subsidiaries in USA, Canada, Australia, France and Greece. This acquisition unveils Paragon’s group strategy to position Service Point Solutions as a pan-european platform for high-growth digital business.
Scytl is a world leader in secure online voting and election modernization software. Its technology has been successfully used by more than 30 countries around the world and is entering the private elections market as well. Scytl has a very strong presence in the United States, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, France, Netherlands and Spain. As part of its integration into the Paragon group, the company will be renamed Scytl Election Technologies.
Mr. Laurent Salmon, President of Service Point Solutions and Paragon Group’s CFO, commented “we are delighted to have acquired Scytl’s businesses and we are pleased to see that this transaction will expand the offerings that both companies provide to their clients.” Mr. Salmon continued, “we welcome the Scytl team to Paragon, and look forward to the value and expertise they will add to our full-service range of leading technology and solutions for our clients. “. Mr. Salmon added “the acquisition of Scytl is the first step in our strategy to develop Service Point Solutions as a European leader in digital transformation and technology business”.
Scytl is leading the digital transformation and innovation in elections worldwide. Built up over 20 years of research and protected by over 50 international patents, Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in over 30 countries across the globe.
For further information about Scytl, visit www.scytl.com.
About Paragon Group
Paragon Group is the leading provider of Identification, Customer Data Communications and Graphics Technologies, and has a total of more than $1.3 billion turnover (proforma) and more than 7,500 employees.
Paragon Group combines generations of experience with the latest innovations in technology and smart data to enable responsive and meaningful interactions between organisations and their customers.
For further information about Paragon Group, visit www.paragon-europe.com
About Service Point Solutions
Service Point Solutions is quoted in the Spanish Stock Exchange and is currently controlled by Paragon. www.servicepoint.net