CGI acquires Facilité Informatique
CGI announced the acquisition of Facilité Informatique, an IT consulting services firm with a strong local presence in Montréal and Québec City. With established practices in high-demand digital services, Facilité Informatique further increases CGI’s extensive capabilities in order to best meet its clients’ needs.
Facilité Informatique experts have worked with clients for more than 25 years across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, utilities, banking, telecommunications, government, insurance and manufacturing. Facilité Informatique also brings deep expertise in agile development and security services. Through the merger, 350 professionals will join approximately 11,000 CGI professionals in Canada from coast-to-coast and 73,000 worldwide.
“This merger builds on our foundation of strong capabilities in Montréal and Québec City, specifically expanding our business and technology consulting expertise, which will help our clients deliver their transformation agendas.” said Mark Boyajian, President of CGI’s Canadian operations. We warmly welcome our new colleagues, and we look forward to introducing CGI’s end-to-end service and solution portfolio to Facilité Informatique clients.”
“This transaction is consistent with our Build and Buy strategy,” said George D. Schindler, President and Chief Executive Officer, CGI. “Canada continues to be a strategic operation for CGI and Facilité Informatique represents another important step in advancing CGI’s client proximity model, deepening our expertise and expanding our capabilities.”
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firm in the world. With 73,000 professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from IT and business consulting to systems integration, outsourcing services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results.