CI&T Acquires Transpire to Enhance its Growth in Australia and APAC

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CI&T (NYSE: CINT), a global digital specialist, announces today the execution of a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Transpire Technology Pty Ltd (“Transpire”), an award-winning Australian technology consultancy, to enhance its growth in APAC.

Since 2009, Transpire has been the trusted technology partner of some of Australia’s most innovative organisations, including Vodafone, Virgin Australia and ASX200 listed companies. Headquartered in Melbourne, with team members across Australia, Transpire delivers digital experiences across several verticals, with a solid design-led, mobile-first, cloud-native approach. In 2022, Transpire was certified a Great Place to Work®, recognising its leading workplace culture in Australia.

CI&T’s digital transformation expertise have accelerated business impact for leading brands around the world. By combining insight-driven digital strategy, customer-centric design, and best-in-class engineering, CI&T brings ideas to market faster, generating immediate business results. As part of this strategic acquisition, Transpire will add around 100 digital specialists to CI&T, further expanding the company’s operations in the region.

“We are excited with the arrival of Transpire to the CI&T Family and with all future possibilities it will spark for Australia and the whole APAC region,” commented Cesar Gon, Founder and CEO of CI&T.

“With Transpire, our clients will benefit from a comprehensive suite of end-to-end digital capabilities in addition to enhanced regional expertise. As a people-first organisation, there are tremendous opportunities for growth for our collective employees as well as the incredibly diverse and talented pool of professionals in the region we are looking to tap into,” added Felipe Rubim, APAC VP for CI&T.

Josh Guest, Transpire CEO said: “CI&T shares our values and our commitment to make a positive impact on the world through technology. By joining this global family, our strategy and vision are now within reach, and we couldn’t be more excited to begin this journey together.”

The purchase price for the acquisition is AUD 23.4 million (USD 16.4 million). Transpire recorded AUD 15.5 million (USD 10.9 million) in net revenue in its fiscal year ended in June 2022. The completion of this transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to happen during the third quarter of 2022.

About Transpire

Transpire is a technology consultancy based in Melbourne, Australia. It designs & builds digital experiences that transform & inspire — helping our clients to solve complex problems, delighting users, and improving people’s lives through technology. Transpire is on a mission to weave humanity into technology. Transpire believes that everybody has the right to benefit from the digital experiences Transpire helps create. That is why Transpire champions Universal Design, Accessibility, Diversity & Inclusion, and being a socially progressive & responsible company. Since 2009 Transpire has been trusted by some of Australia’s most innovative organisations to be their strategic technology partner and deliver their digital vision.

About CI&T

CI&T (NYSE: CINT) is a global digital specialist, a partner in end-to-end digital transformation for 100+ Large Enterprises & Fast Growth Clients. As digital natives, we bring a 27-year track record of accelerating business impact through complete and scalable digital solutions. With a global presence in 9 countries with a nearshore delivery model, CI&T is the Employer of Choice for more than 6,400 professionals in strategy, data science, design, and engineering, unlocking top-line growth, improving customer experience, and driving operational efficiency.

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