EXCLUSIVE: Reward Gateway owner acquires Perkz

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EXCLUSIVE: Reward Gateway’s parent organisation, International Benefits Holding (IBH), has acquired Perkz, an online employee benefits platform for the UK and Ireland.

Under the terms of the acquisition, Perkz will operate separately from employee engagement software provider Reward Gateway, and will continue to focus on its current benefits offering and product position.

The acquisition aims to enable IBH to further enhance its product offering while streamlining its operations.

Perkz’s new headquarters will be located in Leeds. David Tedford, founder of Perkz, plans to take a step back from the business to spend more time with his family.

Glenn Elliott (pictured), founder of Reward Gateway and IBH, said: “This acquisition is an important milestone in our story. Perkz offers fantastic value to its customers through its much-loved discounts offering and now as part of the IBH portfolio, we can offer a wider range of products for [organisations] of all sizes and have the solutions in place for those businesses at the start of their engagement strategy to [organisaitons] looking for the complete integrated technology package.”

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Tedford added: “We’re delighted that Perkz is set to enter the next phase of its journey as part of the IBH family, I’m confident that in [Elliott’s] hands, the business will continue to put its customers at the heart of everything it does.

“I was impressed by Reward Gateway’s values, as well as its open honest culture, and felt that it is very much aligned to the Perkz philosophy.”