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27. December 2019, Koblenz

CompuGroup Medical acquires EPSILOG SAS

CompuGroup Medical SE (CGM)

Koblenz, December 27 2019 – CompuGroup Medical SE (CGM) is acquiring 100 % of EPSILOG SAS (EPSILOG), based in Castries, France. Today, CompuGroup Medical SE, as purchaser, and Hevanance S.à r.l. and Goodwill Systems S.à r.l., as sellers, have signed an agreement regarding the sale and purchase of 100 % of the shares in MB Invest SAS which is the sole owner of EPSILOG SAS. EPSILOG's key product is VEGA, an ambulatory information system with a leading position in French healthcare IT for physiotherapists and nurses. CompuGroup Medical is thereby strengthening its position in France, complementing its portfolio to address new customer groups in France. The agreed purchase price for EPSILOG amounts to EUR 72 million and is subject to further adjustments post-closing. In 2018, EPSILOG SAS had revenues of more than EUR 14 million and an EBITDA of approximately EUR 5 million with 44.000 customers.

  • CompuGroup Medical SE (CGM) is strengthening its position in France by acquiring EPSILOG SAS, a leading player in French healthcare IT for physiotherapists and nurses
  • Perfect match with complementary product portfolios enabling comprehensive solutions for healthcare professionals building an attractive platform for future growth
  • Both CGM and EPSILOG customers will benefit from the transaction


“The fit with our existing product portfolio is perfect,” says Frank Gotthardt, Chairman and CEO of CompuGroup Medical SE. The Germany-based corporation is one of the leading providers for eHealth solutions worldwide. “We are firmly convinced that CGM customers as well as EPSILOG customers will benefit from this transaction through complementary product strengths and access to new partners.” Dr. Ralph Körfgen, Board Member Ambulatory & Pharmacy Information Systems, adds: “The exchange between patients and healthcare professionals as well as the exchange between various healthcare professionals – using digitalization – is becoming increasingly important within the French healthcare sector.”

To address the increasing need of connectivity between the various healthcare providers, CompuGroup Medical is offering CLICKDOC, an online communication platform to connect patients and healthcare professionals, which has been launched earlier in 2019. “With the acquisition of EPSILOG, CGM will now reach a new stage in its development on the French market. Care coordination will be much easier to achieve in-between CGM customers,” says Franck Frayer, Senior Vice President Physician Information Systems Europe, “Especially, tele consultations and tele care can be improved significantly for both patients and healthcare professionals.”

"We are delighted about the agreement with CompuGroup Medical. Our wish was to find a partner perfectly suited to EPSILOG and it is now done. We are all looking forward to work with all the CGM teams on innovative and groundbreaking eHealth solutions for our common customers," said Jean Jullien, General Manager of EPSILOG.

EPSILOG’s customer base today consists of more than 44,000 providers across the ambulatory market segment. EPSILOG is operating in the highly attractive French healthcare IT market that shows a high equipment rate with IT solutions for healthcare professionals, including physiotherapists and nurses.


Closing of the transaction has happened today.


About CompuGroup Medical SE

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of approximately EUR 717 million in 2018, its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of more than 1 million health professionals as users, including doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other service providers in inpatient and outpatient facilities. With locations in 19 countries and products in 56 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. More than 5,500 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

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