The transaction deepens BearingPoint’s Salesforce expertise in the UK, enhancing core client services and building upon its unique market position.
Amsterdam, April 4, 2023 – The acquisition of Smplicity by BearingPoint is a strategic move that will add significant value to BearingPoint’s existing Salesforce capabilities. The acquisition will bring on board a team of highly skilled experts who have extensive experience in delivering strategic and business improvement projects using the Salesforce platform. This will enable BearingPoint to further enhance its offering in the Salesforce consulting space and provide more tailored solutions to its client’s needs.
The statement also mentions BearingPoint’s unique offering in this space, which is based on its deep industry expertise and its CX First methodology. By adding the Smplicity team’s expertise to its existing capabilities, BearingPoint will be able to act as a nimble, trusted partner to its clients and provide tailored solutions that meet their specific needs. Overall, the acquisition will allow BearingPoint to build great Salesforce experiences together with its clients, cementing its position as a leading European management and technology consultancy.
Smplicity specialises in Digital Transformation and Change Management. Implementations and customisations include Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Marketing Cloud Account Engagement, Salesforce Experience Cloud, Salesforce CPQ, and Salesforce Nonprofit Cloud.
With our shared vision and values, I am confident that the Smplicity team will fit seamlessly into BearingPoint. We will continue to focus on delivering leading solutions that meet the needs of our clients, and I look forward to further building our joint Salesforce capabilities.
Goolshun Belut, CEO, Smplicity
I am delighted to welcome the Smplicity team to the BearingPoint family. Their proven track record in delivering Salesforce solutions to their clients complements BearingPoint’s existing Salesforce practice, and will enhance our strong position in this space. With this acquisition, we are continuing to invest in our Salesforce growth plans, with the combined practice of BearingPoint and Smplicity strengthening our delivery of a comprehensive suite of services and expertise to support our clients’ ambitions.
Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner, BearingPoint
I am delighted to welcome Smplicity to the BearingPoint UK practice, an investment which supports our strategic growth plans and our commitment to growing Salesforce clients and capabilities. Smplicity is an excellent cultural and strategic fit for the business, and I am confident this relationship will further support our focus on partnering with clients in delivering their strategic ambitions.
Tony Farnfield, Partner & UK Practice Lead, BearingPoint
I am really excited to be welcoming Smplicity into the BearingPoint family, further strengthening our Salesforce capabilities, but also adding to our already impressive team. Ensuring the right cultural fit was incredibly important for us in this transaction, and I strongly believe we have found a team who shares the same values and commitment to client excellence.
Alfred Obereder, Director & UK Salesforce Practice Lead, BearingPoint
This is a very positive outcome for BearingPoint and highlights our commitment to scale capabilities and expanding our presence in the UK market. Collaborating with the Sellers, BearingPoint Capital successfully delivered this M&A transaction within the agreed timescales, whilst we continue to lead our post-merger integration (PMI) activities.
John Blaney, BearingPoint Capital
The transaction will strengthen BearingPoint’s Salesforce expertise specifically in the UK market. This will enable them to provide more comprehensive and advanced services to their clients, enhancing their core client services. By building upon its existing market position and increasing its expertise in Salesforce, BearingPoint is well-positioned to differentiate itself from competitors and maintain a unique market position. Overall, this transaction can be seen as a strategic move to solidify BearingPoint’s presence in the UK market and enhance its ability to serve its clients’ needs.