Commify announces acquisition of SMS Factor

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Commify, the European leader in business messaging solutions to Local Enterprises, announced its expansion in the French market with the acquisition of Nice-based SMS Factor. The acquisition is Commify’s 17th since 2013, but the first under ECI’s investment to support its ambitious and long-term growth plans.

SMS Factor, founded in 2010, is highly complementary to Commify, as a long-standing provider of messaging solutions to Local Enterprise customers in France. The business has delivered growth of over 20% in recent years, reaching €6 million revenue and serving 3,500 loyal customers, won and grown through best-in-class digital marketing and exceptional local service.

We are delighted to be strengthening our position in the French market. SMS Factor has an experienced team and an outstanding customer base. We are excited to work together to drive further success and long-term growth, complementing their first-class local go-to-market strategy with Commify’s ever expanding global product set.”

Richard Hanscott

CEO, Commify

I am very proud of everything we have achieved at SMS Factor, and am happy for our team to finally be joining forces with Commify. It is a great time to come together as Commify shares our view of the market opportunity in the Local Enterprise segment and can bring exciting new channels such as WhatsApp and Rich Communication Services to SMS Factor’s customers.”

Sébastien Magliolo

CEO, SMS Factor

We have long admired how Sébastien has built and grown SMS Factor, in particular investing in a class leading local service model. It’s also great to announce our first acquisition with ECI’s investment – we have a strong pipeline and are excited to add more high-quality businesses to the Commify family.”

Paul Burton

Chief Strategy Officer, Commify

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