In 2009 the Co Name Group was acquired from Co Name, thereby creating one of the leading European companies. At the time of the acquisition, Co Name Group employed 20,000 staff and generated annual revenues of approximately EUR 2.4 billion. Co Name employed 26,500 staff, generating annual revenues of more than EUR 3 billion. The acquisition of Co Name and the beneficial partnership is the logical continuation of the company strategy. With a workforce of more than 48,000 employees, Co Name generated revenues of over EUR 5 billion during the year.