HCL Technologies spends 7 mn to acquire UK's ETL Factory, a data automation platform co

New Delhi: Countrys fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies today said it has agreed to buy UK-based ETL Factory Limited, doing business as Datawave, for 7 million pounds.

 HCL Technologies spends 7 mn to acquire UKs ETL Factory, a data automation platform co

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The UK-based company has a data automation platform that enables enterprise customers execute large scale, complex data?migration and data?integration projects in a leaner and faster manner.
The total cash consideration for this transaction is up to 7 million pounds, including contingent payments subject to certain financial milestones, HCL Technologies said in a regulatory filing.
"This acquisition would be a strategic play for the companys digital and analytics practice. It would enhance digital analytics capabilities in data management and bolster overall data analytics offering in the financial services vertical of the company," it added.
ETL is being acquired by a step-down wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Technologies by acquiring 100 per cent stake through cash, it said.

ETLs revenue has grown from 1.04 million pounds in March 2015 to 6.2 million pounds in March 2017.

"The acquisition of Datawave and its suite of products bolsters HCLs capabilities to collaborate with clients on their mission?critical data transformation projects, incorporating a culture of DevOps and continuous integration," Rahul Singh, President and Head ? Financial Services, HCL Technologies said in a statement

Updated Date: Sep 06, 2017 14:15:52 IST