Tokyo, November 6, 2023
Fujitsu today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares of Tobe Marketing Inc. (Tobe Marketing), a market leader in Salesforce marketing automation in Japan. Fujitsu plans to complete the acquisition of the shares in December 2023, subject to the successful completion of all necessary procedures. Following the completion of the Fujitsu acquisition, Tobe Marketing will continue to operate as “Tobe Marketing, a Fujitsu Company” while retaining its assets and capabilities as a member of the Fujitsu Group.
The recent acquisition represents an important development in Fujitsu Uvans strategy, which focuses on solving societal issues and contributing to customer growth through cross-industry digital solutions. The share purchase agreement with toBe Marketing will significantly strengthen Fujitsu’s enterprise cloud business in business applications, a key focus area under Fujitsu Uvance.
Tobe Marketing boasts the number one market share for Salesforce Marketing Cloud participation, offering a wealth of expertise and technical expertise to improve productivity and automate marketing tasks. (1) and Salesforce Marketing Cloud Account Engagement (2) In Japan. With Tobe Marketing in the group, Fujitsu aims to add marketing as a new area of business development to improve the value it provides to its customers. The combination of Tobe Marketing’s expertise in the marketing automation domain with Fujitsu’s capabilities in the SFA/CRM domain provides full spectrum support for Salesforce Customer360. (3), the cornerstone of customer business transformation. It connects multiple departments, including marketing, sales, and customer support, and helps digital businesses leverage company-wide data to create new business opportunities and add value to their customers.
Yoshinami Takahashi, Global Business Solutions Business Group SEVP and Uvance Business Head at Fujitsu commented, “We are very excited about your plans to join Trading into the Fujitsu Group. As we strengthen our consulting business to deliver solutions using digital technology, through new synergies with Tobe Marketing, we expect Fujitsu to be able to support our customers faster and more powerfully throughout their digital transformation (DX) and sustainability transformation (SX). Customer touch points in sales, service and marketing.
As Tomokazu Koike, CEO of Tobe Marketing commented, since its inception, our company has supported digital marketing for more than 2,000 companies with the vision of ‘supporting companies’ marketing ambitions’ linked to the company name. We believe that by joining the Fujitsu Group, we will be able to promote digital marketing and sales activities through MA and CRM and provide valuable services to more customers.
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Founded in 2015, Tobe Marketing specializes in marketing support. We operate primarily in Japan and have experience implementing MA for many clients based on our vision of “supporting corporate marketing objectives”. In the Salesforce marketing area, we have one of the most highly qualified staff in Japan. In recent years, we have been supporting our clients in various areas, including support for the development of digital marketing strategies, monitoring and improvement of these measures, co-operation and MA operations.
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Fujitsu’s mission is to make the world more sustainable by increasing trust in society through innovation. As a digital transformation partner for clients in more than 100 countries, our 124,000 employees work to solve humanity’s greatest challenges. Our services and solutions draw on five key technologies: computing, networks, AI, data and security, and converging technologies, which we bring together to drive sustainable change. Fujitsu Ltd. (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenue of ¥3.7 trillion (US$28 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, making it Japan’s largest digital services company by market share. Learn more: www.fujitsu.com
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