Atea acquires IT consulting operations in southern and western Sweden

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Atea Sweden has announced that it will acquire the IT consulting operations of Human IT Sverige AB in southern and western Sweden.

Consultants within the acquired operations have previously worked as subcontractors for Atea Sweden on a number of projects.

The consultants are specialists in “DevOps” – practices which combine software development and IT operations in order to efficiently manage the systems development life cycle while ensuring stable IT operations. The acquisition will strengthen Atea’s ability to support its customers on projects involving digital transformation and cloud integration.

The acquisition will include a transfer of contracts for consultants and customers only. No facilities, administration or other overhead costs are included in the acquisition. The employee and customer contracts will be directly integrated into the Atea Sweden organization. In sum, approximately 50 IT consultants will join the Atea Sweden organization.

The parties have agreed that transaction terms shall remain confidential. The acquired operations of Human IT had revenue of approximately SEK 60 million in 2021.

“We are very pleased to welcome Human IT’s employees and customers to Atea Sweden. This is an acquisition that complements Atea’s culture and competencies in an excellent way. Together we will be able to enhance Atea’s role as a strategic advisor in our customers’ digital transformation,” commented Atea CEO Steinar Sønsteby.

Atea is the leading supplier of IT infrastructure in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Atea is present in 85 cities with over 7,500 employees in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Atea delivers hardware and software from leading global vendors, and provides consulting and technical services to support its customers with the design, implementation and operation of their IT environments. Atea had gross sales of approximately NOK 41 billion (EUR 4.1 billion) in 2021 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.

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