Accenture pronta a vendere la quota di maggioranza del business di Bit2win al suo attuale Management Team e a GELLIFY
NEW YORK e MILANO, 3 settembre 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) ha accordato di vendere la quota di maggioranza del business di Bit2win all’attuale management team di Bit2win e a GELLIFY Digital Investment S.r.l., il braccio finanziario di GELLIFY, piattaforma globale che connette startup B2B e aziende con l’obiettivo di aiutarle a innovare i loro processi, prodotti e modelli di business.
Bit2win è una soluzione Software as a Service per la gestione degli ordini e la massimizzazione delle vendite basata su Salesforce, entrata nel 2016 in Accenture attraverso l’acquisizione di New Energy Group, per aiutare le aziende a offrire un’esperienza completa e integrata in tutti i punti di contatto con i propri clienti.
“Nel contesto attuale, rispondere alle esigenze dei propri clienti richiede la capacità di anticipare, reagire e adattarsi a condizioni in rapido cambiamento”, ha commentato Alessandro Marin, senior managing director e Accenture Technology lead per Italia, Europa Centrale e Grecia. “Il nuovo percorso di Bit2win è stato pensato per soddisfare queste esigenze – fornendo alle aziende le soluzioni necessarie per implementare rapidamente le loro strategie di mercato – e per proseguire in continuità con il percorso di crescita intrapreso fino ad ora”.
L’accordo prevede che il senior management team di Bit2win e circa 25 persone di Accenture si trasferiscano nella nuova società, in cui Accenture manterrà una quota di minoranza.
Andrea Galbiati, CEO e fondatore di Bit2win, ha dichiarato: “Dopo quasi quattro anni di crescita all’interno di Accenture, l’exit di Bit2win rappresenta un nuovo percorso strategico per realizzare le nostre ambizioni come azienda indipendente. La continuità della nostra relazione con Accenture e GELLIFY ci offrirà la possibilità di avere accesso ad un supporto strategico e operativo utile a far crescere ulteriormente il business”.
Fabio Nalucci, CEO e fondatore di GELLIFY ha aggiunto: “Siamo molto felici di diventare i partner strategici dei fondatori di Bit2win. Questa operazione rappresenta un passo importante nel consolidamento della posizione di GELLIFY come punto di riferimento globale per le piattaforme di innovazione B2B nel definire i nuovi confini dell’open innovation”.
L’operazione è soggetta alle consuete condizioni di chiusura. Le condizioni finanziarie non vengono divulgate.
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