Generix Group

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Generix Group
Generix Group France
TypeSA
Euronext: GENX
IndustrySoftware
FoundedApril 11, 1990; 32 years ago (1990-04-11) in France
FoundersBernard Becquart, Benoit Pottier, Didier Rommens, Gérard Vérin
HeadquartersLesquin, France (near Lille),
Lesquin
,
France
Key people
Jean-Charles Deconninck, CEO
ProductsSaaS Software for Global Supply Chain Management
ServicesThird maintenance of computer systems and applications Ape: 6202B
Revenue56,929,700 € (2019)
1,951,100 € (2019)
Total equity45,088,900 € (2019)
Number of employees
311 (2019 (average annual staff))
Websitewww.generixgroup.com

Generix Group France is an international software company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange. Created in 1990 by four engineers, it offers a platform to manage and control all the flows of an economic and industrial ecosystem. The group now distributes global supply chain management solutions and services: Warehouse Management (WMS) and Transport Management (TMS), e-logistics, collaborative portals, EDI and EAI, invoice dematerialization, cashing and loyalty engines.

History[edit]

From 1990: creation of Generix[edit]

Generix Group is called Generix in its early years. The company was founded in 1990 by Bernard Becquart and his associates and developed an ERP software package. The product incorporates sales management, finance, inventory management and purchasing management solutions.

  • 1991 - The company releases its first product called Genegos, then Generix. During these first two years, it opened sales offices in Paris and the provinces[1].
  • 1991 - Generix becomes a member of ASLOG.
  • 1998 - Generix goes public on the new Paris Stock Exchange market[2].

2005 - 2010: Group consolidation[edit]

  • 2005 - The company is acquired by Jean-Charles Deconninck, supported by the investment fund Pléiade, already present in the capital since 2002. Generix becomes Generix Group and changes its legal structure. It now has a supervisory board and a board, chaired by Jean-Charles Deconninck. The latter decided to evolve the business model of the sale of software as a service (SaaS).
  • 2005 - Ceitel buys. The Rennes-based company employs about 40 people and publishes cashing and store management solutions[3].
  • 2007 - Generix Group acquires Influe Illicom[4], a collaborative solutions publisher that intervenes in business-to-business exchanges and collaboration. Influe Illicom has 200 employees and subsidiaries in Portugal, Italy and Benelux[5].
  • 2008 - Generix Group announces acquisition of Infolog Solutions[6], a publisher of logistics execution, warehouse management system (WMS), transportation (TMS) and traceability solutions. Infolog Solutions operates in 20 countries and has 4 subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Italy and Spain.
  • 2009 - Creation of Generix Group Spain following the merger of the companies Influe Spain and Infolog Iberica.
  • 2009 - Creation of Generix Group Italy following the merger of the companies Influe Italy and Infolog Italia.

Since 2010: international development and change of course[edit]

  • 2014 - Generix Group sells its Aurea ERP solution and focuses its business on SaaS and International[7].
  • 2015 - Buyout of GMI connectivity, publisher of EDI solutions by Generix Group[8].
  • 2016 - Generix Group establishes a subsidiary in Russia by partnering with Accentis, its Russian distributor. The Russian subsidiary is called Generix Group Vostok[9].
  • 2016 - Generix Group establishes a subsidiary in North America by taking a majority stake in Canadian publisher Sologlobe Inc. specializing in logistics solutions. Headquartered in Montreal, the company employs 50 people[10].

Location[edit]

Generix Group is headquartered in Lesquin, France, near Lille, and its main sales teams are located in Paris, Rennes and Clermont-Ferrand.

The company has subsidiaries in Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Belgium and since 2016, in Russia[9] and Canada[11].

References[edit]

  1. "Informations sur la société Générix en bourse". February 2017.
  2. "Progiciels : GénériX s'introduit sur le nouveau marché". July 1998.
  3. "Ceitel se rapproche de Generix, Fusacq Buzz". 2017.
  4. "Logiciels : Generix acquiert Influe Illicom". December 2007.
  5. "Generix reprend Influe Illicom - Stratégies Logistique". 2017.
  6. "L'éditeur de logiciels Generix Group va acquérir le parisien Infolog Solutions". December 2007.
  7. "Comment Generix a réussi sa transition vers le cloud". usine-digitale.fr. June 2014.
  8. "Generix Group rachète GMI Connectivity - Le Monde Informatique". LeMondeInformatique. April 2015.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "GENERIX Group accélère son développement international avec la création d'une filiale en Russie". September 2016.
  10. Laurène MATZEU DE, VIALAR (2017). "Generix Group rachète Sologlobe et met le cap sur l'Amérique du Nord".
  11. Press release: Prisma, Media (2017). "GENERIX GROUP devient actionnaire majoritaire de Sologlobe Logistique".