Equiniti acquires ICS Computing

Equiniti has acquired Belfast-based software and services provider ICS Computing as part of efforts to expand the software and services it provides.

The deal will allow Equiniti to broaden its offering into HR and payroll, accounting and distribution services, as well public sector software.

William Dye, chief executive officer at Equiniti, said: “This acquisition is an obvious one for Equiniti. Individually each organisation is a leader in its field and has unparalleled client base. ICS’s capabilities in Belfast and its Indian based operations in Chennai will provide us with greater flexibility to provide bespoke customised solutions to our clients and complement our international footprint ambitions perfectly.”

David Mawhinney, managing director of ICS, said: “A real success story for Northern Ireland, the will enable ICS to take that success to the next level offering our skills and services further afield and delivering expansion for our business for the benefits of our employees and the Northern Ireland economy.”