Sigma acquires Ukrainian company Eclipse SP
Sigma has signed a letter of intent to acquire the majority in the Ukrainian IT company Eclipse SP LLC, which employees about 90 consultants. The company is one of the leading IT consulting firms in the Ukraine.
Final negotiations are under way and are intended to be completed, including the formal registration of the acquisition, not later than in March. Eclipse SP provides top-quality IT services to customers in such segments as telecommunications, banking, aerospace, e-business and real estate as well as in the tourism and entertainment industries. The company’s three major business areas are software development, system integration and IT consulting. Founded in 2002, Eclipse has continuously shown profitability and growth to date. The acquisition of Eclipse SP is part of Sigma’s growth strategy to expand organic and through acqusitions. “This transaction provides us the possibility, without jeopardizing quality, to offer our customers undertakings at competitive prices,” says Sune Nilsson, CEO of Sigma. “Our vision for Eclipse SP has always been to provide premium IT services and solutions to demanding clients worldwide” said Vladimir Beck, Eclipse SP founder and CEO. “We believe that joining Sigma will leverage the opportunities of the group to build partnerships with strong brands along with effective delivery models provided by Eclipse” continues Vladimir Beck, Eclipse SP founder and CEO. Eclipse SP LLC’s customers are located primarily in Western Europe and the US, markets in which the company has regional offices since early 2005. Eclipse also has sales and support partners in Switzerland, the UK, Germany and Austria. www.eclipse-sp.com For further information, contact: • Sune Nilsson, CEO Sigma AB (publ), mobile +46 (0) 703-79 15 28