The management of ASNA International (Barcelona, Spain) and ASNA Inc (San Antonio, Texas) announce completion of the acquisition of 100 percent ownership of both companies from BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAX: BPHX – Tel Aviv, Israel).  The acquisition promises to continue ASNA’s 28-year reputation for quality products and adds strength and capacity to ASNA’s services and customer support.

The new company combines ASNA’s USA-based operations with ASNA International’s European-based sales and services.  Headquarters offices will be located in Barcelona, Spain, for European operations, and in San Antonio, Texas for its research and development, sales and support facilities.

Anne Ferguson, ASNA cofounder, is the new president of ASNA, Inc. She says, “This is a very exciting time for both ASNA and its customers.  Our key people remain in place, and we continue in our dedication to creating superior products and services for the System i and .NET Framework.  Consolidating our operations under a single roof adds incremental strength to our services and support network.”

Carlos Valero, CEO of ASNA International, says, “The acquisition of ASNA Inc is strategic to the continuing success ASNA product sales in Europe, and for the increased growth of our customer services group.”

ASNA retains its mission of maintaining customer loyalty and satisfaction from its high quality products and services.  The company recently announced early 2011 delivery of its new ASNA Wings™ modernization suite for the System i based upon IBM’s Open Access for RPG feature.

About ASNA

In its fourth decade as a market leader and innovator for IBM midrange systems, ASNA provides comprehensive and flexible solutions for modernizing IBM i applications to the Microsoft .NET platform.

ASNA enables companies to integrate and extend their RPG green screen solutions to .NET, the Web and Mobile, while preserving investments in IT and human resources. Our solutions are distributed worldwide and used by more than a million end users.

ASNA holds a Microsoft Gold competency in Application Development, is a Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner, an Advanced Tier Member of IBM's PartnerWorld for Developers and a Gold level partner of Microsoft's Platform Modernization Alliance.

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