26 SAP Partner Mergers, Acquisitions: MSP and Consulting Firm Buyout List
Mergers and acquisition activity in the SAP partner ecosystem has remained relatively steady over the past three years or so. Key buyers have included such global systems integrators, consulting giants and MSPs (managed IT service providers) like Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, Dimension Data, HCL, and NTT Communications.
The goal, in many cases, involves a regional or talent land grab — designed to help end-customers accelerate migrations from on-premises applications to cloud-based SAP options.
Who were the buyers and sellers? Here’s a chronological sampling of SAP partner M&A deals that ChannelE2E and MSSP Alert have tracked:
26. October 2020: PwC acquired Tyconz’s Enterprise Business Applications Operations.
25. October 2020: Accenture acquired Zag.
24. September 2020: Accenture acquired SALT Solutions AG.
23. August 2020: Deloitte acquired Keytree.
22. August 2020: Globant acquired gA, an Oracle and SAP partner focused on digital and cloud transformation services.
21. March 2020: SAP partner EPI-USE acquired Afonza.
20. February 2020: Accenture acquired Icon Integration.
19 January 2020: Itelligence acquired ISS Consulting.
18. January 2020: Accenture acquired Maihiro.
17. November 2019: Accenture acquired Silveo.
16. November 2019: SoftwareOne acquired BNW Consulting, an SAP partner that migrates customer applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) & Microsoft Azure public clouds
13. January 2019: Cybersecurity & compliance company Onapsis acquired SAP security solutions provider Virtual Forge.
12. January 2019: DXC acquired EG A/S.
11. November 2018: Accenture buying Intrigo Systems, a U.S.-based SAP partner.
10. July 2018: Konica Minolta Business Solutions acquired MWS Intelligence.
9. June 2018: HCL Technologies acquired H&D International Group.
7. May 2018: Private equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG) acquired SAP data automation partner Winshuttle Holdings.
6. March 2018: Milan-based Techedge S.P.A. acquired NIMBL, a 100-person SAP partner focused on midmarket and enterprise managed services.
4. November 2018: Accenture acquired Intrigo Systems.