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PE INTERNATIONAL and Five Winds International merge

PE INTERNATIONAL, a provider of sustainability management software and expert consulting services located in Stuttgart, Germany, and Boulder, Colo.-based Five Winds International, a sustainability consulting firm, have merged.

The newly combined company will provide strategic management advisory services coupled with technology solutions to the North American market and will roll out Five Winds Strategic Consulting methodologies, as well as processes through PE International companies across the globe.

“There is a strong demand for integrated consulting services and technology solutions that allow clients to identify cost savings and take advantage of new revenue and growth opportunities,” says Michael Betz, CEO of PE INTERNATIONAL. “PE INTERNATIONAL and Five Winds currently share a number of client relationships like Kraft Foods, Carnival Corp. and Johnson & Johnson, demonstrating the complimentary value that we can now bring to our customers. As one organization we have the people, enterprise sustainability solutions and capabilities to enable valuable business transformations for our customers.”

PE INTERNATIONAL recently announced that it has raised
$10.8 million in venture capital funding from Siemens Venture Capital and the European investment company, Gimv. The investment will fund the growth plans of the combined organization, and further develop its software plus services platform.