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Contino Has Agreed to be Acquired by Cognizant

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Contino has agreed to be aquired by Cognizant

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Contino, majority-owned by Columbia Capital, in connection with its pending acquisition by Cognizant. The transaction was announced on October 16, 2019. The acquisition of Contino will allow Cognizant to expand its DevOps capabilities and enhance its cloud transformation consultancy by offering more agile and flexible solutions to customers. 

About the Companies

Contino is an Enterprise DevOps and cloud transformation consultancy that specializes in helping highly regulated enterprises modernize their way of working. The company’s experienced and referenceable experts transform people, processes, and technology to enable the rapid digital transformation that success demands in today’s accelerating marketplace. Contino has worked on over 200 enterprise engagements with over 100 of the world’s leading brands and is based in London, England, with offices in the United States and Australia.

Columbia Capital was founded over 30 years ago and over time has developed a profitable and repeatable investment model, guided by a specialized and experienced team. The firm is focused exclusively on the communications, media, and technology ecosystem.

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading professional services company that transforms clients’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Its industry-based, consultative approach helps global enterprises envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient operations. Cognizant is based in Teaneck, New Jersey with offices around the world.

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