4NG and Conclusion
Utrecht, 5 October 2021
4NG and Conclusion join forces
IT service provider Conclusion and full-service digital agency platform 4NG are joining forces. With this, the companies are responding to the growing importance and increasing complexity of digital activities of organizations. Together with Conclusion, 4NG's buy-and-build platform can continue to grow at an accelerated pace, both autonomously and by connecting new digital agencies. With the authority and size of 4NG, Conclusion gives its digital experience proposition a significant boost, so that customers benefit from an even more complete service in the field of digital business transformation: from an agile and resilient technological foundation to a distinctive user experience.
Both strategic and cultural fit
As an agency, 4NG focuses on digital strategy and conceptualization. In addition, the agency offers a full service with a focus on development and technology. The company consists of six labels: 4net interactive, Brainbrothers, Nextfields, PossibilIT, Arlanet and Retina. This business design fits in seamlessly with Conclusion's strategy and working method. In addition to a strategic fit, there is also an important cultural fit between both parties. The culture and working methods of both organizations are characterized by entrepreneurship, companies with authority within a specific field and a high degree of autonomy and identity retention of the individual companies within the ecosystem. With the majority interest in 4NG, Conclusion adds 200 digital experts, 1,000 freelancers, more than 150 clients and 4 offices to the organization.
4NG will continue to operate as an autonomous organization. Michiel Kroeks, CEO at 4NG: “With Conclusion as a partner, we can now offer clients end-to-end solutions in the field of digital transformation and innovation. We see many opportunities in the collaboration to fully support both existing customers within the Conclusion ecosystem and within the 4NG platform in their digital transformations. We also have the financial and strategic strength to accelerate our buy-and-build mission. Within Conclusion's domain expertise, we will soon be connecting the first additional companies.” Engbert Verkoren, CEO at Conclusion: “This collaboration is a long-awaited extension of our digital experience proposition. This expertise is crucial for all our customers who want to make a difference with distinctive customer service.
4NG is one of the leading and fastest growing platforms in the Netherlands. They will therefore have a leading role within Conclusion for all our digital experience activities. With the addition of 4NG, we are once again better able to offer our customers coherent solutions for their larger and more complex challenges.
Conclusion is an IT service provider that operates as a bridge builder between strategy, business and technology. The company distinguishes itself through the ecosystem of more than 25 Dutch expert companies in the field of business transformation and IT services. Each of these companies is an authority in its own field. Together they guide medium to large companies and governments on their digital journey to tomorrow. Conclusion takes responsibility for mission and socially critical business processes and systems, at the heart of Dutch society.
With 350+ digital experts, 4NG helps companies to grow digitally and to further professionalize. Within areas such as Design & Technology, Data & Performance and Strategy, 4NG works for clients such as WWF, LeasePlan, Buma Stemra and Talpa. 4NG originated as a group from 4net interactive, founded in 2002. In addition to 4net Interactive, the labels Brainbrothers (sourcing) and Nextfields (strategy & performance), PossibilIT (Dynamics CRM, Salesforce & subscription commerce, Arlanet) (Umbraco and Episerver) and Retina are also part of 4NG. The group of companies has offices in Amsterdam, Driebergen, Groningen, Utrecht, Wormerveer and Breda.
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