TORONTO, ONTARIO – January 24, 2022: Docebo Inc. (NASDAQ:DCBO; TSX:DCBO) (“Docebo” or the “Company”), a leading artificial intelligence (AI)-powered learning suite provider, today announced it has acquired Skillslive, an educational consulting agency, located in Melbourne, Australia, that takes a collaborative approach to align learning pathways with professional development, competencies, compliance, certification, and accreditation. The acquisition of Skillslive will contribute to the expansion of Docebo’s footprint in Australia and accelerate time-to-market by immediately adding specialized talent and infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific (“APAC”) region.
Building from the Company’s strong and growing presence in North America and Europe, local expansion into Australia represents the Company’s next step in a larger strategy to better serve current customers and accelerate its commercial success in the APAC region.
“Skillslive’s exceptionally talented local team was already familiar with our products and proved to be the perfect match for Docebo’s culture and strategic goals,” said Martino Bagini, Chief Corporate Development Officer. “The Skillslive acquisition enables us to be closer to our APAC customers to better drive them to success, from providing better services to gathering feedback from our regional enterprise customer base.”
“We are beyond excited to join the Docebo team and bring our local expertise to the growing APAC market,” said Gavin Russell, Co-Founder of Skillslive. “Docebo customers will benefit from our team’s strategic insight, as well as technical and tactical know-how to maximize their learning initiatives and improve their business performance.”
Gavin Russell’s new role will be Regional Leader, APAC, reporting to Alessio Artuffo, President & Chief Revenue Officer.
Docebo is redefining the way enterprises leverage technology to create and manage content, deliver training, and understand the business impact of their learning experiences. With Docebo’s multi-product learning suite, enterprises around the world are equipped to tackle any learning challenge and create a true learning culture within their organization.
Skillslive is an educational consulting agency that offers organizations a complementary blend of professional services combined with the latest learning technologies.
This news release may contain “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” (collectively, “forward-looking information”) within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including, without limitation, statements regarding the impact that the acquisition of Skillslive is expected to have on the Company and that the acquisition will expand the Company’s market Presence.
This forward-looking information is based on our opinions, estimates and assumptions that, while considered by the Company to be appropriate and reasonable as of the date of this press release, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to, risks that the acquired business will not perform as expected, the Company will not be able to successfully integrate the acquired business and those factors discussed in greater detail under the “Risk Factors” section in our Annual Information Form, available under our profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and should be considered carefully by prospective Investors.
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