Over the past few years, the SAP partner ecosystem has grown steadily increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Multinational systems integrators, consulting giants and managed IT service providers (MSPs) such as Deloitte, Capgemini and Accenture were among the top buyers.
M&A deals in the SAP partner landscape often include regional or talent acquisition aimed at helping customers move from on-premises enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM ), from SAP HANA and other applications to cloud-based applications. SAP solutions. More recently, business transactions between IT companies have also focused on SAP supply chain and application security expertise.
As part of the latest developments in the global SAP services market, VistaVu Solutions – one of the largest mid-market SAP Gold Partners in North America – has acquired R Tech Solutions. Founded in 2003, the Texas-based professional services firm focuses on working with SAP Business ByDesign customers to help them increase efficiency, optimize processes, and grow business assets.
Logy Aviles, President and Head of ByDesign at VistaVu Solutions, explained that the company will be able to improve the customer experience and expand its delivery teams with the resources of R Tech and the roster of SAP experts. Business By Design. According to the two companies, the acquisition will bring more project management, development and support capabilities to their combined SAP customer base.
Additionally, Rashad Ahmeduddin, Founder and Principal Consultant at R Tech, will now be responsible for the SAP Business ByDesign business unit at VistaVu Solutions. Expressing his joy at the latest partnership, he said:
“We are excited to join the VistaVu family to continue to deliver on this promise and expand our solution offerings across North America.”
New M&A deals in the SAP partner ecosystem
To bolster its SAP presence and cloud delivery capabilities, this month an Italy-based IT consultancy also Responding to the acquisition of Enowa, a Philadelphia-based company specializing in cloud design, consulting and solution development based on SAP technology. In a press release, Enowa noted that its expertise will help give current Reply customers access to SAP and business process specialists who can deliver SAP S/4HANA and cloud-based solutions.
As part of the agreement, Enowa customers will also be able to benefit from the Reply network’s access to cutting-edge technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as Deeper SAP knowledge of SAP Customer Experience (SAP CX), SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP Concur.
Commenting on the new development within the organization, Enowa LLC CEO Ali Sarraf shared:
“We are excited to join Reply’s network of companies as the leading SAP consulting firm in North America. The strong focus on people, culture and customer orientation that characterizes Reply fits perfectly with our corporate culture. Together, we will have the opportunity to bring new value to our customers.
Rick Place, partner and vice president of Enowa, said the company will continue to deliver business processes and SAP guidance that adheres to the future SAP roadmap and meets business requirements. Global investment bank Equiteq, which has offices in the UK, France, US, Singapore and Australia, acted as exclusive financial advisor to Enowa and provided them with advice on transaction terms, buyer outreach, valuation and the investor landscape.
Additionally, the recent acquisition by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) of UK-based supply chain management consultancy and SAP Gold Partner Olivehorse is also one of many M&A deals that have seen global players snap up SAP specialists. The takeover is expected to strengthen PwC’s supply chain practice and will add 60 members to its team.