logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Capita To Buy Northgate Managed Services For £65 Mln

UK-based professional support solutions provider Capita Group Plc (CPI.L) said Thursday it is buying Northgate Managed Services Limited, or NMS, from Northgate Information Solutions for an enterprise value of 65 million pounds.

The purchase price comprises 22 million pounds payable in cash and, in addition, the assumption by Capita of a pension deficit of 17 million pounds, net of tax relief, and finance leases for equipment used in the business of 26 million pounds.

Northgate Managed Services, which had a turnover of 141.6 million pounds in 2012, provides cloud-based, infrastructure solutions and specialist managed services to public, private and third sector businesses.

Commenting on the acquisition, Paul Pindar, Chief Executive of Capita plc, said, "...By combining NMS's managed IT services with Capita's complementary business process and IT outsourcing capabilities, Capita will enhance its offering to clients and enable them to transform the way they do business."

The completion of the acquisition is subject to approvals from the necessary parties, added Capita.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) reported first-quarter non-GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.44, an increase of 19% from $0.37, a year ago. On average, 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.35 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically... Automotive parts retailer AutoZone, Inc. on Tuesday reported a 6 percent increase in profit for the third quarter from last year, reflecting growth in sales and higher inventory on new store openings. However, both revenue and earnings per share for the quarter missed analysts' expectations. Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, reported second-quarter net income of $89.1 million, or $0.51 per share, compared to $67.9 million, or $0.37 per share, prior year. Pre-tax income increased to $140.4 million from $86.5 million. On average, 18 analysts polled by...
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT