Language Partners and BBi Communication announce merger

Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 21, 2022. Today we announce the merger between Language Partners and BBi Communication. This marks the beginning of a new era for the two united companies. The merger will be the starting point of a great adventure within the fields of language training and intercultural competence in Europe.
The joint brand will be BBi Communication.

Harald Kruithof, Managing Director of Language Partners and appointed Group CEO of this endeavour.

“BBi Communication has long been a trusted strategic partner of ours. The synergies of services and employees will significantly enhance our opportunities to serve our customers. The two companies have shared a close relationship for many years and will combine their expertise to bring the best of each to the language service industry.”

Hans Dahlin, Group CEO, BBi Communication and appointed Group Manager M&A.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering up with Language Partners as we we see this merger is very positive for our customers, our employees, and our suppliers. We know our business well since we share not just, values and products, but also that we have worked closely together for over 10 years.”

About Language Partners
Language Partners offers business language training: online, in-company or at one of our offices throughout the Netherlands and in Europe. Language Partners history goes back to 1969, and with more than 50 years of experience, they continue to strive for innovation and quality. They continuously work on improving their training courses and procedures to offer their clients the best at every level. Visit to learn more.

About BBi Communication
BBi Communication is an intercultural communication company that offers language services, intercultural competence training and translation services. They have been operating since 1986 and have production sites on all five continents. Their goal is to enable individuals, teams and organisations to be successful in an international environment. Visit for more information.