EY to Acquire FCUX, Pune-Based Digital Design Company


EY to acquire Pune-based digital design company FCUX


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Pune, December 21 (IANS) Accounting giant EY (formerly Ernst & Young) has signed an agreement to acquire the business from Fortune Cookie UX Design, a Pune-based digital design consultancy.

The acquisition is part of EY’s efforts to add capabilities relevant to digital transformation, including design thinking, user experience (UX) design, usability and building digital ecosystems user-centric.

The acquisition is expected to be finalized shortly, EY said in a statement Thursday without disclosing the amount of the acquisition.

“The FCUX design team brings unique and differentiated design and user experience skills,” Mahesh Makhija, Emerging Technology & Digital Leader EY India, said in a statement.

EY has collaborated with FCUX Design over the past two years in the implementation of several digital transformation commitments.

“Integration comes at a critical time as customers become increasingly digital and seek innovative solutions to better engage their customers and accelerate business performance,” Makhija added.

Founded by Shashank Shwet, Vidhika Rohatgi and Sonam Agarwal in 2008, FCUX Design is one of the leading digital design consulting services offering full design thinking service, digital ecosystem roadmaps, UX design and usability services.

With this acquisition, EY’s digital transformation service offering will be further strengthened with the presence of designers and UX designers.

Currently, EY India has around 2,200 digital and technology professionals including data scientists, automation and IT professionals who provide digital and technology solutions to clients in various functions and industries. .

With the growing need for organizations to undertake large-scale digital transformation, EY has announced plans to hire another 2,000 professionals with varying abilities over the next three years.

EY has made more than 120 acquisitions worldwide over the past six years and has entered into more than 20 alliances with technology majors around the world.


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Disclaimer: – This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: IANS


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