NTT DATA announces the acquisition of EBS Romania S.A

NTT DATA Corporation , through NTT DATA EMEA, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DATA, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares in EBS Romania S.A.

November 5th, 2013

NTT DATA Corporation (hereafter, “NTT DATA”) , through NTT DATA EMEA (“NTT DATA EMEA”;  Head office: London, UK) , a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DATA, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares in EBS Romania S.A. (“EBS”; Head office: Cluj, Romania) , which specializes in providing near-shore IT services for international customers, mainly in German-speaking countries.

EBS has 13 years of outsourcing experience in the field of software engineering, testing, quality assurance and application management support.  Its core business is near-shore IT services, and in the local market, EBS is also a successful IT service provider of SAP solutions, operating as a certified value added reseller and with its own ERP product. 

This alliance is part of NTT DATA’s focused strategy to promote additional shoring options in Application Management services, SAP integration,  Microsoft and Java platforms.  EBS capability will complement NTT DATA EMEA’s existing shoring services in India, southern Italy, and Vietnam.

Patrizio Mapelli, CEO of NTT DATA EMEA commented: “EBS and the NTT DATA group have already worked closely for many years on many projects. The partnership is an important step for us, helping to strengthen strategic services to large enterprises in the entire EMEA region. We will continue to use best practice when serving our clients, and also to develop new clients by leveraging EBS’ capabilities.”

Daniel Metz, CEO of EBS said: “Becoming a long-term business partner of NTT DATA is the best approach to securing our future growth and internationalization. We look forward to providing Europe-wide near-shore IT services to NTT DATA’s large global customer basis, while continuing to expand our businesses to international IT companies and Romanian clients. Our employees will be excited about the new opportunities of working with such a leading global IT services company.” 

 

About EBS

(1) Trade Name: EBS Romania S.A

(2) Fields of Business : Software engineering, Software development, maintenance and software testing, application management and support outsourcing related to Java, .NET or other state of the art technologies, standard applications such as SAP, Microsoft or Siebel 

(3) Establishment: 2000

(4) Head Office; Cluj, Romania

(5) Representatives Daniel Metz (Chief Executive Officer)

 

About NTT DATA EMEA

(1) Trade Name: NTT DATA EMEA Ltd.

(2) Fields of Business: Finance, legal, business management, promoting cross-sector collaboration, strategic planning and shareholding of group companies

(3) Establishment: 2012

(4) Shareholding 100% owned by NTT DATA

(5) Head Office: London, UK

(6)Representative: Patrizio Mapelli (CEO)