Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski has advised Ricoh on the acquisition of Polish IT company SimplicITy.
According to Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski, “SimplicITy is one of the fastest-growing information and communications technology companies in Poland. Its main areas of focus include data center transformation solutions, hybrid cloud, networking and, cybersecurity. SimplicITy will continue to operate under its existing name, SimplicITy Sp. z o.o. and managed as a separate entity in Poland. SimplicITy will develop commercial synergies with Ricoh Poland, as well as Ricoh Europe’s Service Operations Center and wider IT Services team as part of the integration, generating cross-selling into the respective customers.”
“This is an exciting and significant addition to our IT Services business in a key market,” said Senior Vice President of Office Services for Ricoh Europe Alberto Mariani. “The acquisition fits perfectly with our strategy to expand coverage in Poland and to acquire further competences around hybrid cloud and high end IT services. We are looking forward to supporting the growth of SimplicITy customers and aiding the progress made on their respective digital journeys.”
“We are delighted to be joining the Ricoh family,” added Co-Founder & President of the Board of SimplicITy Mariusz Iwanski. “It is clear that Ricoh shares our appetite for customer excellence, innovation, and driving successful IT transformation. This will enable us to provide an even more comprehensive service to customers in an increasingly competitive IT market.”
Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski’s team included Partners Marta Gadomska-Golab, Aleksandra Kunkiel-Krynska, Counsels Renata Patoka and Grzegorz Kott, Senior Associates Natalia Burchardt, Joanna Polkowska, Agnieszka Sagan-Jezowska, and Pawel Lasota, Lawyer Piotr Nowacki, and Associate Dariusz Aziewicz.
Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski did not identify the sellers, or their counsel.