mployees from the other five divisions. It has approximately a revenue of SEK 1bn (USD 110m) and 800 employees. AFRY is gradually ramping up its digital investments and expects to spend SEK 100m in 2022, up from SEK 50m in Q1-Q3 2021.
AFRY recently unveiled its strategy: the company plans to become more integrated and positioned around digital technologies and sustainability. AFRY has suffered in the past few years of a lack of organic growth. In 2019, right before the pandemic, the company grew organically by 1.9%, underperforming most competitors. Then came 2020, and AFRY handled the crisis well, with an organic decline of only 6.4%
Jacobs surprised us with its intention to acquire a 65% stake in PA Consulting for USD 1.8bn (enterprise value of the stake). For those of us that have been in the industry, we know that consulting acquisitions can be risky. Think of EDS and AT Kearney, Capgemini and Ernst & Young Consulting, or IBM and PwC Consulting.
In a November blog, we had mentioned that Akka had issued €175m in convertible bonds. Akka
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QuESTGlobal Services has big ambitions in Germany, where it intends to double its headcount in the
Akka presented its CLEAR 2022 strategic plan that runs over the 2018-2022 period. CLEAR 2022 is