Dmac and Sterling are merging their UK-based solutions businesses in a deal worth more than £1 billion.
The combined company will create a new specialist, specialist-led, high-end solution architect and specialist-driven solution architect.
Sterling has previously acquired solutions architect Glynn Jones, the founder of UK-listed solution provider Jigsaw, as well as former CEO and COO James Jagger.
The deal will see the combined company create a high-performance solutions architect with expertise in the design, analysis and design, implementation and maintenance of digital solutions.
It will also work with Sterlings solutions architecture to develop new, high performance digital solutions, including the first ever integrated digital solution architecture and a new digital platform.
It is hoped the combined firm will be able to build on its existing digital platform and scale up and create new digital solutions faster than ever before, said Mark Breen, chief executive of Dmac.
Breen said the combined Dmac, Sterlings and Glynn services will provide the right mix of solutions architecture and solution architect, delivering a high level of customer support, a robust business model and a strong brand.
“We are pleased to partner with Glynn for the next decade and will work to ensure our solutions architecture, technology, services, software, and the products they provide deliver on our vision to become a leading digital solutions company,” Breen said.
More than 1,300 employees will remain at Sterlings in the UK, with a further 2,200 staff in the US, where the company has offices.
The deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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