To expand presence in autonomous mobility, Cognizant acquires Munich, Germany-based connected vehicle technology provider ESG Mobility. The acquisition of ESG Mobility will expand Cognizant’s automotive engineering expertise, particularly in autonomous vehicles. ESG Mobility is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ESG Elektroniksystem – and Logistik GmbH.
- ESG Elektroniksystem – and Logistik – GmbH, a privately-held technology consultancy for the design, integration and operation of complex, security-related electronic and IT systems.
- Upon the close of the acquisition, approximately 1,000 engineering R&D specialists will join Cognizant in the automotive innovation hubs of Germany, the US and China.
- ESG Mobility, a digital automotive engineering R&D provider for connected, autonomous and electric vehicles.
The prominent acquisitions and deals by Cognizant are mentioned below:
Jan 2021: Cognizant had signed an agreement to acquire Minneapolis based Magenic Technologies, Inc, which works across a range of industries, including financial services, professional services, insurance, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing.
Dec 2020: Cognizant had acquired a UK-based, privately-held company Inawisdom. The deal with Inawisdom marks Cognizant’s ninth acquisition in 2020 to expand capabilities for clients globally in the key focus areas of data and artificial intelligence, cloud, digital engineering, and Internet of Things.
Oct 2020: Cognizant to acquire North Carolina based Bright Wolf, a privately-held technology services provider. Bright Wolf is specialized in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.
Sep 2020: Cognizant signed an agreement to acquire a leading cloud specialist 10th Magnitude, based in Chicago, the USA. The 10th Magnitude exclusively focused on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.
Aug 2020: Cognizant had announced to acquire Atlanta based Tin Roof Software, a privately-held custom software and digital product development services company. The deal will broaden Cognizant’s global software development capabilities.
July 2020: Cognizant had entered into an agreement to acquire New Signature, one of the world’s largest independent Microsoft public cloud transformation specialists. After completion of deal New Signature will join Cognizant’s newly-formed Microsoft Business Group.
May 2020: Cognizant signed an agreement to acquire a global consultancy firm Collaborative Solutions, specialized in Workday enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The deal will add new finance and HR advisory and implementation services to Cognizant’s cloud offerings.
March 2020: Cognizant announced an agreement to acquire the USA based Lev, a privately-held, digital marketing consultancy company. Lev helps businesses simplify and modernize their marketing campaigns using Salesforce Marketing Cloud to provide data-driven insight and personalization across the customer journey.
February 2020: Cognizant had announced the intention to acquire the French operations of EI-Technologies. The acquisition would expand the Cognizant’s global Salesforce practice and enhance the client resources in the European region. France based EI-Technologies is a Salesforce Platinum Partner. The company offers consulting solution implementation and digital training to the clients.
January 2020: Cognizant had acquired Code Zero Consulting, a privately-held Atlanta-USA based company and a leading provider of consulting and implementation services for cloud-based Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) and billing solutions. The deal strengthens Cognizant’s cloud solutions portfolio.
Code Zero was founded in 2016 and specializes in digital transformation by providing strategy, implementation, and migration capabilities to evolve legacy systems to cloud-based CPQ and billing systems. The company is a Salesforce Platinum Partner.
Cognizant headquartered in New Jersey, United States is a global professional service leader. The company involves in digital, technology, consulting, and operations services across the world. It helps in transforming clients’ business, operations, and technology as per the digital era. The company’s unique and consultative approach helps clients to build and run more innovative and efficient businesses.
Cognizant provides efficient solutions with the help of more than 300,000 associates worldwide. The company has offices in 37 countries to help clients with innovative technologies essential for modern enterprises such as IoT, digital engineering, artificial intelligence, and cloud.