GRAPHISOFT Acquires Anzix in Mexico, Opens GRAPHISOFT Mexico as Regional Hub for Central & South America
BUDAPEST, October 15, 2013 – GRAPHISOFT, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that it has acquired 100% of Anzix S.A., its distributor partner in Mexico as part of a strategic market development plan in Central and South America. GRAPHISOFT Mexico, the company’s newly established subsidiary in Mexico City, will serve as the sales, marketing and services hub for the region.
”Our strategic investments in North America have delivered extraordinary results for the past 24 months,” said Laszlo Drajko, VP of Americas, GRAPHISOFT. ”As the next phase in our investment plan in the region, we are now focusing on Central and South America with similar expectations for business growth in the next 24 months,” he continued.
Central and South America are witnessing significant GDP growth in many of their key markets including Chile, Colombia and Peru, with a booming construction industry. Mexico, boasting the highest penetration of Building Information Modeling (BIM) among the countries of Latin and South America, is optimally situated to become the central hub for all Spanish-speaking Central and South American countries.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIM Server™, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.