Gateley Plc, the legal business of law-led professional services group Gateley, has advised CACI Limited, a major provider of information systems and marketing solutions to organisations in both the private and public sectors, with offices in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, on its acquisition of UK IT services specialist, Spargonet Consulting Limited.
Spargonet has a well-established industry reputation in providing managed services and IT consulting services to brands including Waitrose, John Lewis, BMW and Mastercard. The deal sees CACI add Spargonet’s extensive capabilities in application management, mobile computing and business intelligence to its offering, establishing a full scope of marketing solutions and IT services.
A cross-discipline Gateley Plc team was led by Reading based Corporate partner Andrew Peddie, supported by Corporate solicitor Lisa Faragher, Real Estate legal director Vijay Patel and Tax senior associate Simon Slade, alongside Employment partner Benedict Gorner and Employment solicitor Kate Fellows.
Greg Bradford, chief executive of CACI, commented: “The acquisition of Spargonet strengthens our capabilities by adding greater Microsoft, business intelligence and mobile computing skills which ensures we can provide a full range of IT services to the largest and most complex organisations in the UK, including the Spargonet customer base of highly valued brands.”
Andrew Peddie, partner at Gateley Plc, added: “This acquisition is a great fit for CACI and one in line with their company values. We’re pleased to have been able to support CACI throughout this transaction and have no doubt that the integration with Spargonet will be a success.”