Merges With iSP

Jun 12, 2007

BEST PRACTICES SERIES, a provider in website localization, software localization, and Globalization Management System (GMS) technology products, has completed a merger with one of Europe's providers of localization services, International Software Products B.V. (iSP). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Amsterdam-based iSP will become a division of and will continue to be led by current CEO, Martijn Heertje, a 16-year veteran of the localization industry. Heertje will remain division president of iSP and will assume the additional post of VP at Additionally, the original founder of iSP, Yvonne Carter, will remain on the post-merger management team in her present role. The transaction expands's software localization capabilities in Western Europe and Asia. In addition to its software localization production facility and testing lab in the Netherlands, iSP also maintains a Beijing-based production center from which Asian language localization projects are managed.