PwC has entered into an agreement
to acquire the consulting division of Teambase, a data and digital transformation consultancy team based in the region.
Through the acquisition of Teambase Consulting, PwC will further expand
its ability to deliver data driven solutions and digital transformation
consulting through insight in the region. The acquisition will complement PwC’s
existing data analytics capabilities across multiple industries including
public sector, financial services,
retail, real estate, logistics and aviation.
Established in 2014, Teambase consulting division is a multi-disciplinary
data science, analytics, artificial intelligence and technology consultancy
offers a variety of data insight solutions for today’s digital enterprise.
Commenting on the development, Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle
East Senior Partner said, “Our clients are demanding more
impact, value, quality; all with a more digitally enabled experience. We are
enhancing our service offerings in the digital space, and Teambase
Consulting will further enable this
transformation. Our investment in Teambase Consulting will allow us to grow our
digital service proposition and drive growth within a priority area for us, as
a firm. As our region continues to transform, our strategic investments will
help us drive value for our clients; solving their most important problems and
building trust in our society.”
“We are thrilled to be joining
forces with PwC in the Middle East. Teambase Consulting uses the latest and
greatest of what technology has to offer, with innovative solutions that
transform your business. Joining PwC will expand our technical and consulting
reach in the region to offer stronger and more comprehensive data driven
transformation services in the Middle East market,” added Jan Gloncak, Founder of Teambase
and now a Partner at PwC Middle East.