PR –  pfs successfully acquires the Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, AIS Group

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07 February - 3 min lectura

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pfs successfully acquires the Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, AIS Group

With this operation, pfs expands its geographical presence, broadens its credit-lifecycle management portfolio, and enhances its ability to extract value from data using AI.

pfs Headquarters in Madrid

Madrid / Barcelona, January 31, 2024 Spanish technology company pfs has signed an agreement to acquire strategic, financial, and technological consulting firm AIS (Artificial Intelligence Applications, S.A), based in Barcelona with subsidiaries in LATAM, marking a strategic milestone in its global expansion. 

With over 30 years of experience in more than 20 countries, AIS specializes in creating value from data through Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, and Technology techniques. They employ statistical and mathematical modelling for decision support systems, coupled with Big Data and Machine Learning techniques to help clients achieve their goals. 

Ramón Trias from AIS and Agustín Rodríguez from pfs

This acquisition strengthens pfs’ technological leadership position by adding geographical diversification and expanding its product portfolio. Additionally, it brings on board a team of 100 highly specialized professionals in credit risk management and Artificial Intelligence, with expertise in engineering, mathematics, and computer science. 

The combination of both companies reinforces pfs’ position as a technological leader in the credit-lifecycle management sector, strengthening its comprehensive offering of Tech and Data solutions across the entire credit value chain. With its headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Bogotá, and Lisbon, AIS will significantly enhance pfs’ global presence. 

pfs’ upward trajectory has been consistently evident in recent years, as it has established itself as a technological leader in its sector. In 2022, the company has acquired and successfully integrated two technology companies: Kíneox and Telepro, and established a strategic alliance with Grupo A365.  The investment in a startup ICIRED in 2023, has further strengthened its market position. 

Over the past three years, pfs has completed six strategic acquisitions, expanding its product catalogue and consolidating its international presence, supported by the investment made by AnaCap, a leading European specialist investor, in July 2022. 

According to Agustín Rodríguez, CEO of pfs TECH&DATA,

“the integration with AIS is a crucial step in the direction we are pursuing, opening up new opportunities in terms of clients, markets, and countries. This synergy will strengthen our continuous growth and the development of solutions for our clients.” 

Ramon Trias i Capella, Founding Partner and President of AIS, shared that by joining pfs,

“we will gain scale and receive support that will allow us to continue driving innovation and translating it to our clients.” 

About pfs: pfs is a multinational company that provides technological solutions for the comprehensive credit lifecycle management and corporate needs to make their business processes more efficient. With over 500 employees, it has experienced an average annual growth of 50% over the last four years. It has headquarters in Spain, Portugal, and Mexico, with clients in 15 countries. 

About AIS: AIS is a strategic, financial, and technological consulting company with international operations. Their specialty is extracting value from data through Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, and technology to help clients achieve their goals. 

For more information and interview management: 

Ana Salvá. prensa@pfsgroup.es

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