Merger and acquisition activities monthly snapshot—August 2021
September 28, 2021
Cognizant acquired digital engineering assets from Hunter Technical Resources, strengthening its talent base across full-stack development, machine learning, DevOps, systems architecture, and data science capabilities.
Deloitte made its fifth cyber acquisition of 2021 by acquiring cybersecurity business aeCyberSolution. This acquisition will reinforce Deloitte’s capabilities with well-tested frameworks, methodologies, and technology-enabled tools for industrial control systems and operational technology (ICS/OT) security.
Deloitte also acquired Entigence in August, bolstering its analytics and cloud data management capabilities to serve its higher-education sector clients.
Salesforce acquired Servicetrace, which joined the Mulesoft team post-acquisition. This transaction will enhance its robotic automation capabilities where line of business and knowledge workers can automate business processes.
ServiceNow accelerates its database operations by acquiring Berlin-based database performance software company Swarm64. This acquisition will significantly expand the features and functionalities of the Now Platform.
EPAM acquired Colombia-based software development services provider S4N, strengthening its footprint in Latin America and further expanding its digital modernization capabilities.
Accenture boosted its IT benchmarking, sourcing, and advisory capabilities by acquiring Berlin-based company LEXTA. Accenture made its second acquisition of the month by acquiring Blue Horseshoe, enhancing its customer-centric supply chain transformation capabilities.
ManpowerGroup acquired Ettain Group, one of the largest privately-held IT resourcing and services providers in North America, for $925 million. This transaction will diversify its business mix into higher growth and higher value services, continuing its expansion in the US.
SAP acquired the AI-powered human resources platform SwoopTalent to boost talent data intelligence and bolster its AI capabilities.
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