BASF intends to acquire software company Fasihi
- After many years of cooperation, acquisition of software solutions tailored to BASF
- Transaction expected to close in the first quarter of 2024
Ludwigshafen – BASF Digital Solutions GmbH and Fasihi GmbH yesterday signed an agreement to acquire the Ludwigshafen-based software company Fasihi GmbH. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2024. BASF acquires software solutions tailored to the company, which are used in many areas, and plans to continue to operate Fasihi as a subsidiary of BASF Digital Solutions GmbH. BASF benefits from many years of experience and knowledge of the BASF organization and its specific processes.
"The acquisition of Fasihi GmbH is a valuable addition for BASF to jointly develop our digital solutions and technologies. As long-standing business partners, we value the expertise and commitment of Fasihi employees," says Stefan Dreher, Senior Vice President Digitalization R&D
and Data Science at BASF. Saeid Fasihi, founder and CEO of Fasihi GmbH, adds: "From the very beginning, my employees and I have regarded BASF as a university and have seen its high standards as 'homework' and an incentive. With the acquisition, we receive great recognition, so I can now retire with pride."
About BASF Digital Solutions GmbH
BASF Digital Solutions GmbH is a group company of BASF SE headquartered in Ludwigshafen and with locations such as Schwarzheide and employs around 1,780 people (as of December 31, 2023). With innovative, digital solutions, employees increase customer loyalty and create added value for customers. In addition, digital solutions increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the company's operating divisions, in production, in the supply chain, as well as in service and research units. Within the BASF Group, the company is certified according to ISO 9001:2015 for quality management systems and ISO 27001:2017 for information security. This also includes ISO 27019:2018 for critical infrastructures.
About Fasihi GmbH
Founded in 1990 in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, the software company is a recognized specialist in information and communication technology and offers efficient solutions for the optimization and digitalization of business processes. Fasihi has earned an excellent reputation for innovative software development, high-quality customer service, and technical intelligence over over 30 years. The company currently employs around 50 people.