MONTEREY, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Language Line Services, the number one provider of interpretation and translation services across all types of businesses, in the more than $20 billion interpretation and translation industry, today announced it has acquired competitor Pacific Interpreters, a nearly $50 million provider of language services to the healthcare industry, from private equity firm Sterling Partners. The combination of these two organizations, with total annual revenue approaching $300 million, will form the nation’s largest interpretation provider for hospitals, medical practice groups, clinics and emergency rooms.
“With almost 6,000 combined interpreters working around the clock, 365 days a year, we are uniquely qualified and prepared to help our healthcare clients deal with the many changes hitting this critical-to-life industry,” said Scott W. Klein, President and CEO of Language Line Services. “The acquisition of Pacific Interpreters and its outstanding team helps fulfill our mission of enhancing communications and empowering relationships as the fully responsive, client-focused partner our clients have always received and deserved.”
Language Line Services now has more than 10,000 clients across a number of industries, including healthcare, insurance, banking, government, manufacturing, utilities, communications and information technology.
“Our growing team of professionals has dedicated itself to supporting our clients in their efforts to save time, money and relationships. For our healthcare clients we help save lives,” Klein said. “As the population of limited English speakers continues to grow rapidly, we are here to make sure they have access to all of the goods and services available in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.”
About Language Line Services
Language Line Services, the global leader in telephone interpreting and language solutions, serves clients in government, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, utilities, insurance and many other industries by quickly connecting them to their customers, patients and sales prospects in more than 170 spoken languages as well as American Sign Language (ASL) and Mexican Sign Language (LSM). Language Line Services is recognized as a trusted partner to thousands of public and private organizations throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, providing easy access to the industry's fastest language interpreting service at highly competitive rates.
For more information about Language Line Services' suite of telephone, on-site and video interpreting, document translation, interpreter assessment and training programs, please call (800) 752-6096 or visit www.languageline.com