0
General

Altran buys Aricent for USD 2 billion in cash

Tuesday 5 December 2017 | 11:23 CET | News

FREE webinar by Telecompaper on the Trends and Developments in the Dutch Telecoms market 2019Q2. Thursday 26th September at 15:00. Register now!

Altran, a specialist in engineering and R&D services, has agreed to buy Aricent, also specialisted in engineering services, for USD 2.0 billion, in an all all-cash transaction. Altran said that together, the companies will consolidate their preferred access and long-term partnerships with top R&D spenders across all industries and leverage first-class access to blue-chip US clients. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Altran / Aricent
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Altran powers Ruijie 5G RAN products for operators, enterprise networks

Published 28 Jun 2019 12:42 CET | China
Altran announced that its pre-integrated 5G RAN Framework was selected by Ruijie Networks, a network products supplier in China, ...

Altran, ArrayComm, NXP unveil software-defined 5G RAN platform

Published 28 Jun 2019 10:23 CET | World
Altran is releasing a new offering integrating own technology, ArrayComm software and a SoC from NXP Semiconductors that will ...

Aricent delivers virtual access software, integrates with Edgecore OLT

Published 10 Oct 2018 12:19 CET | World
Aricent announced the launch of its SDN-enabled virtualized Access Solution, SDvAS, a portfolio of software frameworks enabling ...

Nokia, Altran introduce joint platform to streamline train maintenance for railways

Published 20 Sep 2018 10:07 CET | World
Nokia and Altran are launching a jointly developed platform to optimise and streamline the maintenance of rolling stock for ...

Aricent teams up with CableLabs on open source NFV platform

Published 06 Aug 2018 13:59 CET | World
Aricent has joined forces with non-profit cable TV industry body CableLabs to create an open source virtualised infrastructure ...

Aricent launches intent-based networking framework

Published 10 Apr 2018 17:26 CET | World
Aricent launched NetAnticipate, a self-learning capability for private/public clouds, central offices rearchitected as data ...