Etteplan To Acquire Semcon to Gain Scale Etteplan, the ER&D services vendor headquartered in Espoo, Finland,
Cyient Completes Largest Acquisition Ever with Citec
Cyient made its largest acquisition ever with Citec. Citec is headquartered in Vasa, Finland. The company provides primarily power plant engineering services.
Bertrandt (Modestly) Shifts its Portfolio to Digital with Philotech
Bertrandt announced its first acquisition in years: Philotech will help the firm to (modestly) shift its portfolio. The company had an estimated EUR40m in revenues and is headquartered in Taufkirchenn, close to Munich, Germany.
Akka Acquires Data Respons and Makes its Most Expensive Acquisition Ever
In a November blog, we had mentioned that Akka had issued €175m in convertible bonds. Akka
Belcan Acquires in Software Engineering
Belcan strengthened its software engineering capabilities with the acquisition of Base2 Solutions, a firm headquartered in Bellevue, WA and with an office in California. Base2 has a similar client base to Belcan, with major clients including Boeing, Thales, and L3Harris in aerospace and defense.
KPIT returns to the stock market
Last week, KPIT Technologies, returned to India’s BSE and NSE. The company now has a market cap of approximately USD 410m with its share was introduced at a price of INR 99 and traded in the past few days between INR 103 and INR 115. KPIT has succeeded in its IPO and is now an ER&D service pure-play having sold its IT services business to Birlasoft.
Accenture makes a further acquisition for Industry X.0, in Germany
Accenture continues to deploy its M&A strategy and has made its fifth acquisition for Industry X.0. The company acquired Zielpuls, an ER&D vendor servicing the German automotive industry. Zielpuls is an embedded systems specialist.
NelsonHall: DXC Bets $2bn on Recovery of Luxoft to Boost its Digital Capabilities
NelsonHall has published a new blog about this week’s big news: the acquisition by DXC Technology of Luxoft.
QuEST: Growth Ambitions in Germany
QuESTGlobal Services has big ambitions in Germany, where it intends to double its headcount in the
Thoughts about KPIT’s Engineering Business
As you probably know, KPIT, a relatively small IT and ER&D service vendor is engaged in
Spotlight on Akka’s activities in Germany
This week, Akka presented its H1 2018 results. Much of the discussion during the presentation revolved
Accenture’s Busy ER&D Summer. Set to Re-shape the Industry
Accenture had a busy summer, making three tuck-in acquisitions to its recently-created new Industry X.0 unit
EDAG to Acquire a German Automotive Specialist for its Electrics/Electronics Unit
NelsonHall: Accenture Articulates its ER&D Ambitions
NelsonHall talked with Accenture recently, and discussed the ER&D ambition of Accenture Digital’s new unit, Industry
QuEST Accelerates on its M&A Strategy and Makes Large Acquisition with Exilant
QuEST Global Services is accelerating on its M&A strategy and has made its second acquisition of
Early Thoughts about Akka’s CLEAR 2022 Strategic Plan
Akka presented its CLEAR 2022 strategic plan that runs over the 2018-2022 period. CLEAR 2022 is
PE Warburg Pincus Cancels Plans to Acquire a 43% Stake in Tata Technologies
Tata Motors has announced that PE Warburg Pincus has cancelled its plans to acquires a 43%