Ascential acquires OneSpace

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist information, analytics and eCommerce optimisation company, has acquired 100% of OneSpace, a content optimisation business serving brands trading on eCommerce marketplaces. Underpinned by its SaaS model, OneSpace manages product specific content catalogues, enables the creation of original material and customizes content in order to drive higher sales across multiple products and marketplaces. It serves, on a subscription basis, over 60 CPG customers in the US market. OneSpace, based outside St. Louis, employs 96 staff, led by Stephanie Leffler who founded the business in 2011.

Duncan Painter, CEO of Ascential, commented:
“OneSpace’s expertise in content management, optimisation and distribution complements the leading execution capabilities we already possess within Digital Commerce. In particular, its content optimisation product set provides clear cross-selling opportunities for our Edge and Flywheel businesses, while the global reach of our Digital Commerce business overall offers a route to further accelerate OneSpace’s growth.”

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