CI&T (NYSE: CINT), a global digital specialist, announces today the execution of a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Transpire Technology Pty Ltd («Transpire»), an award-winning Australian technology consultancy, to enhance its growth in APAC.
Since 2009, Transpire has been the trusted technology partner of some of Australia’s most innovative organizations, including Vodafone, Virgin Australia and ASX200 listed companies. Headquartered in Melbourne, with team members across Australia, Transpire delivers digital experiences across several verticals, with a solid design-led, mobile-first, cloud-native approach. In 2022, Transpire was certified a Great Place to Work®, recognizing its leading workplace culture in Australia.
CI&T’s digital transformation expertise has accelerated business impact for leading brands around the world. By combining insight-driven digital strategy, customer-centric design, and best-in-class engineering, CI&T brings ideas to market faster, generating immediate business results. As part of this strategic acquisition, Transpire will add around 100 digital specialists to CI&T, further expanding the company’s operations in the region.
«We are excited with the arrival of Transpire to the CI&T Family and with all future possibilities it will spark for Australia and the whole APAC region,» commented Cesar Gon, Founder and CEO of CI&T.
«With Transpire, our clients will benefit from a comprehensive suite of end-to-end digital capabilities in addition to enhanced regional expertise. As a people-first organization, there are tremendous opportunities for growth for our collective employees as well as the incredibly diverse and talented pool of professionals in the region we are looking to tap into,» added Felipe Rubim, APAC VP for CI&T.
Josh Guest, Transpire CEO said: “CI&T shares our values and our commitment to make a positive impact on the world through technology. By joining this global family, our strategy and vision are now within reach, and we couldn’t be more excited to begin this journey together.”
The purchase price for the acquisition is AUD 23.4 million (USD 16.4 million). Transpire recorded AUD 15.5 million (USD 10.9 million) in net revenue in its fiscal year ended in June 2022. The completion of this transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to happen during the third quarter of 2022.