Altius is excited to announce that it has been acquired by Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem. Altius will provide Avanade with additional depth of expertise in data platform, managed services and data visualization capabilities and enhance their ability to deliver AI at scale. Altius’ expertise in enterprise performance management will also provide a valuable addition to Avanade’s technology capabilities.
“We are delighted to be joining Avanade and today’s news truly supports the next phase of growth for our business,” said Simon Goldsmith, Altius CEO. “We will continue to offer our clients the leading innovative data and AI solutions we are known for, while also extending our offerings to include more business solutions.”
“Harnessing the power of data for business growth is a well-documented opportunity, so we’re delighted that Altius will join us as together we continue to push the boundaries of what clients can achieve with data and AI,” said Andy Gillett, general manager for Avanade UK and Ireland.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help make a human impact on our clients, their customers and their employees. We are the power behind the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform products, leveraging the Microsoft platform. Avanade has 38,000 professionals in 25 countries, bringing clients our best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
Altius were advised by Laura Maddison at Raymond James, Ed Stead at Pinsent Masons and Ben Collins at EY.