24 January 2023 – Today, Planon and Ubigreen announced that Planon has acquired a majority share in Ubigreen, headquartered in Toulouse, France. Ubigreen, a PropTech company dedicated to energy performance and workspace optimisation, has selected Planon, the world leader in smart sustainable building management software, to accompany it in its venture. Planon’s investment allows Ubigreen to benefit from an expert in the sector, accelerate its international expansion and strengthen its market position. With this partnership, Planon adds strategic capabilities to its Energy & Sustainability Management software offering and reinforces its ecosystem of digital solutions for smart sustainable building management.
Pierre Guelen, founder and CEO of Planon Group stated, ‘Around the world, companies of every size are facing the challenge to reduce the environmental impact of their buildings and deliver on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and net-zero carbon emission targets as recommended or required by authorities. For them, getting a solid handle on the resource consumption of their buildings is key to achieving these goals and moving confidently into a more sustainable future. Adding Ubigreen’s proven digital solutions to Planon’s existing Energy Management & Sustainability software solution will open up more opportunities for current and future customers to easily deploy energy consumption measurement and optimise their buildings’ energy performance.’
Pierre-Olivier Bessol, General Director of Ubigreen continues, ‘This is a great opportunity for us to join forces with Planon: we will be able to benefit from the expertise of a renowned international group to develop Ubigreen's offers. With this alliance we aim to advance our shared objective on smart sustainable buildings to support our customers in this major transformation towards more eco-responsible real estate, at the service of its occupants.’
Julien Meriaudeau, President of Ubigreen added: ‘We are pleased to welcome Planon as majority shareholder in Ubigreen. This partnership with Planon will allow Ubigreen to expand its geographical reach and potential client base beyond its current position in the French market. Together, the two companies will provide a broad range of sustainability solutions to help clients accelerate the energy transition of their buildings and make them eco-responsible.’