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French major player in IT industry Astek announces an acquisition of shares in Canadian company Via Consultants

Published on 10/26/2015, 11:46 AM

Astek, a French major player in the IT industry with 2,500 employees, increases its presence in Canada with an acquisition of shares in Via Consultants, a Canadian consulting service company known for its SAP services and management consulting.

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The newly formed group is already active in consulting services, information systems development and implementation of critical systems, and will be offering its expertise in the deployment and development of connected objects (IoT).

"I am delighted that our new partnership with Via Consultants will enable us to rely on a team of experienced and recognized consultants and managers. As one of our goals, we want to take advantage of the expertise of Via Consultants in the SAP environment in all countries where we operate. The group's ambition is now to double our size quickly throughout North America", says Jean-Luc Bernard, founder and President of Astek Group.

"The arrival of a new and recognized partner as important as Astek will allow us to offer our customers a broader portfolio of solutions and a global network of expertise. We will have, among other services, two directions of growth: information system deployment and connected objects", says Michel Boucher, President of Via Consultants.

About Astek

Astek is an independent group founded in 1988. Having become a major player in the IT industry, Astek employs 2,500 workers in 15 countries and generates a turnover of €160 million ($240 million). The group’s technical and functional expertise revolves around three key businesses: consulting, information technology, and scientific and technical engineering.

Astek is positioned as the vehicle for bold solutions and the catalyst for technological change. It challenges traditional sectoral boundaries, stimulates technological permeability, and promotes interaction of digital technologies (like the Internet of Things) with technologies traditionally covered by other sectors, such as aeronautics, aerospace, automotive, energy, health care or industrial.

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About Via Consultants

Via Consultants was founded in 1999 by a group of SAP professionals. Today, it also offers consulting services in operational excellence, business consulting, and change management. Via Consultants offers its consulting services throughout Canada from its offices in Montreal, Halifax and Toronto.

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