Tuesday 17 September 2019

PwC acquires UAE data analytics consultancy Teambase

DUBAI, May 5, 2019

PwC, one of the world’s leading professional services firms with offices across the region, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the consulting division of Teambase, an award winning data and digital transformation consultancy team based in the Middle East region.

Through the acquisition of Teambase Consulting, PwC will further expand its ability to deliver data driven solutions and digital transformation consulting through insight in the region.

The acquisition will complement PwC’s existing data analytics capabilities across multiple industries including public sector,  financial services, retail, real estate, logistics and aviation.

Established in 2014, Teambase consulting division is a multi-disciplinary data science, analytics, artificial intelligence and technology consultancy offers a variety of data insight solutions for today’s digital  enterprise.

Commenting on the move, Hani Ashkar, a senior partner at PwC Middle East, said: "Our clients are demanding more impact, value, quality; all with a more digitally enabled experience. We are enhancing our service offerings in the digital space, and Teambase Consulting will further enable this transformation."

"Our investment in Teambase Consulting will allow us to grow our digital service proposition and drive growth within a priority area for us, as a firm. As our region continues to transform, our strategic investments will help us drive value for our clients; solving their most important problems and building trust in our society," he added.

Jan Gloncak, the founder of Teambase and now a partner at PwC Middle East, said: "We are thrilled to be joining forces with PwC in the Middle East. Teambase Consulting uses the latest and greatest of what technology has to offer, with innovative solutions that transform your business."

"Joining PwC will expand our technical and consulting reach in the region to offer stronger and more comprehensive data driven transformation services in the Middle East market," stated Gloncak.  

PwC helps organisations across the Middle East to accelerate their transformation and reinvention. Its integrated approach is designed to meet the expectations of today's customer and help public and private entities to deliver value in today’s evolving digital economy, said the company in a statement.

PwC combines strategy, technology and management consulting expertise to help organisations succeed and employ the right technologies they need to create competitive advantage, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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