Release no. 2/2014 Columbus has concluded an agreement about acquisition of Omnica, a leading retail, distribution and e-commerce company based in the
UK. The acquisition is a strategic move in line with Columbus’ ambition to further strengthen its global position as an innovative consultancy to the retail industry. With Omnica’s deep engagement in the retail industry, the acquisition allows Columbus to leverage Ominca’s knowledge and insights as Columbus seeks to consolidate its position in the global retail industry. Additionally, Columbus is set to integrate Omnica’s software solutions with focus on providing the global retail industry with world class e-commerce and multichannel capabilities. Since Omnica was founded in 2007, the company has consistently increased its market share within e-commerce and multichannel retail business and showed a continuous growth in revenues and profit. Omnica has 30 employees. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, is with immediate effect and Omnica’s management will continue in key management roles in the new setup. Ib KunØe Thomas HonorÉ Chairman CEO Columbus A/S Columbus A/SFor further information, please contact: CEO Thomas HonorÉ, T: +45 70 20 50 00. Translation: In the event of any inconsistency between this document and the Danish language version, the Danish language version shall be the governing version. Copyright © 2014 OMX AB (publ).