NEXUS AG, Villingen-Schwenningen, listed on the stock exchange, signed a
purchase contract for Optim SAS, Grenoble (F) on 8 July 2011.
With approximately 26 employees, Optim primarily develops software
solutions for the OP and sterilization management areas in hospitals. Optim
is considered the market leader in this segment in France. The company had
sales of approx. EUR 2.2 million in this area in 2010.
NEXUS is strengthening its product position in the OP and sterilization
management areas with this acquisition. These topics are gaining
increasingly in importance, because improving infection management and
optimizing OP capacity utilization have become core topics of hospital
At the same time, NEXUS is obtaining a solid foothold in France with the
purchase of Optim SAS.
'The product portfolio of Optim fits excellently into our overall NEXUS /
HIS system. We are getting skills and know-how in the OP and sterilization
management areas, which we can use for innovations within NEXUS / HIS,'
NEXUS CEO Dr. Ingo Behrendt commented on the investment.
NEXUS AG - the eHealth-Specialist - develops and sells IT solutions for
health care systems. These solutions make it possible for hospitals,
rehabilitation and social institutions to convert to digital patient
information. NEXUS also supports integrated healthcare, which enables data
exchange between primary care physicians, hospitals and rehabilitation
More than 450 staff members in the NEXUS Group develop software and IT
solutions for health care, with which approximately 108,200 users in 23