IDHL CEO, Dennis Engel and Managing Director Dan Conboy
Managing Director Dan Conboy amd IDHL CEO, Dennis Engel

IDHL acquires leading Shopify Plus agency Statement

2 November 2018

The north’s digital heavy weight, IDHL Group, have announced the acquisition of Statement, a fast-growing Shopify agency. Shopify is an ecommerce platform.

Headquartered in Harrogate, the IDHL Group comprises of WMG, Ingenuity Digital, NetConstruct and Pinpoint Designs, and is now one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the UK.

This latest addition to IDHL’s connected Group of agencies comes less than a year after leading Magento agency, Pinpoint Designs, were welcomed into the Group. Strengthening IDHL’s eCommerce offering, Statement’s Shopify Plus expertise extends the range of web development platforms available to an ever-growing client pool, bringing even further choice.

Shopify Plus have made significant investments in the UK, establishing a dedicated office and team focused on building partnerships and generating new opportunities. With a vision to become the leading UK agency for Shopify Plus, Statement will leverage Group resources to exploit the growing opportunity within the Shopify market.

Managing Director Dan Conboy, who will continue with Statement alongside his expert team of 12, said:

We’re delighted to be part of the IDHL Group. We will now be better positioned with the resource behind us to build upon our current scale and achieve ambitions during this time of rapid growth as Shopify’s UK presence grows.



IDHL CEO, Dennis Engel said:

Welcoming Statement to the Group, the addition of Shopify enhances the Group’s eCommerce offering providing platform choice to better meet each client’s individual needs. As a specialist in Shopify Plus, there’s client synergy between Statement and our search agencies, WMG and Ingenuity Digital, which in itself bring even greater opportunity for the Group.

The acquisition was supported by Squires Patton Boggs for legal advice alongside Grant Thornton Leeds who completed due diligence.



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