Chesterfield tech firm eBECS sold to US firm for undisclosed sum

Hugh Campbell, managing partner of GP Bullhound
Hugh Campbell, managing partner of GP Bullhound
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Chesterfield-based tech firm eBECS has been sold to US company DXC Technology.

eBECS, an award-winning Microsoft Gold Partner delivering Total Microsoft Business Solutions and Managed Services that help customers digitally transform their businesses, has operations across the United Kingdom & Ireland, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, America and Canada.

It will be integrated into DXC’s Microsoft practice, adding scale to the American firm’s Digital Transformation strategy.

Technology advisrory and investment firm GP Bullhound helped with the sale.

Kevin Hall, chief executive at eBECS, said: “We are excited to have completed the transaction with DXC as it means having the strength and certainty of a long-term business partner with the global infrastructure, high-caliber resources and experience to allow us to lead our customers on their digital transformation journeys worldwide as true Global Systems Integrators.

“GP Bullhound have been a supportive partner in this journey and I want to thank Hugh and Ed who have provided expert guidance and advice.”

Hugh Campbell, managing partner at GP Bullhound, said: “We are proud to have advised eBECS twice in the past 18 months and delighted to have overseen its acquisition by DXC. The acquisition highlights the strength of the eBECS proposition and brand which will continue to grow from strength to strength as a part of DXC.”

The deal is GP Bullhound’s eigth transaction in 2018, including the sale of Fjord to Accenture and Infinigate to HIG Capital.