The mobile analytics firm, App Annie, recently announced that it acquired smaller competitor, Distimo, in a transaction that the company says will help develop “the most advanced platform for analyzing the mobile app ecosystem.” According to App Annie CEO, Bertrand Schmitt:
Having been a part of the mobile app ecosystem since its inception, this acquisition represents a major milestone in App Annie's growth, and it allows us to accelerate our product roadmap. We look forward to integrating the talented Distimo team and are excited about what they can achieve within the App Annie fold.
Distimo CEO, Vincent Hoogsteder, had the following to say regarding the matter:
It made complete sense for us to join the team at App Annie. We share the same vision to inform everyone in the app industry with the best data and analytics platform, and we're excited about what we can achieve together and the road ahead.