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Capgemini Acquires MuleSoft Consultant WhiteSky Labs

In a deal designed to boost the buyer's digital transformation capabilities, global IT services company Capgemini is acquiring Australian-based WhiteSky Labs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This M&A deal 160 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2020, though the pace of deals has slowed a bit since the coronavirus pandemic emerged. See the complete M&A deal list here.

Founded in 2009, WhiteSky is a MuleSoft consultancy and headquartered in Sydney with operations in New Zealand, the Philippines, and Singapore. The company’s 150-plus employees will join Capgemini, the firm said.

WhiteSky’s clients include 7-Eleven, Qantas, Energy Australia, and more. Client projects involve full-stack consulting services on the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform, managed support services, license management, and training services, the company says.

Capgemini Acquires WhitSky: Executives Respond

Olaf Pietschner, ,managing director of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand, commented:

“The acquisition of WhiteSky Labs will help us to accelerate our clients’ digital transformations, enabling them to unlock data across legacy systems, cloud apps and devices to make smarter, faster decisions and create highly differentiated, connected experiences for their customers. Welcoming this large team of specialist MuleSoft professionals to Capgemini will make us a market leader in this space across Australia and the Asia region, offering clients a depth and breadth of services for end-to-end integration solutions.”

Steve Wilson, CEO, WhiteSky Labs, added:

“Joining Capgemini means we will be able to offer clients our deep MuleSoft expertise coupled with end-to-end digital transformation services at scale, increasing our ability to answer the needs of global enterprises. Accelerating digital transformations has never been more important and to achieve that requires the combined capability that we are creating with Capgemini to unlock data across any application or endpoint.”

In November 2019, WhiteSky received an investment from Salesforce Ventures in order to bolster its footprint in Asia-Pacific and help grow in Europe and North America. Capgemini is also a Salesforce partner and one of the cloud-based CRM’s fastest-growing associates in both Australia and APAC, according to Charles Woodall, SVP Alliances & Channels, Salesforce APAC.

Woodall added:

“We have a strong relationship with WhiteSky Labs and we are excited about the opportunity this presents for its team.”