Press release

Equiteq advises System Partners on their sale to DXC Technology in Australia

September 30, 2018

September 2018

Equiteq, a global leader in providing strategic and M&A advisory services to knowledge-intensive services firms, is pleased to announce it has advised System Partners, a Salesforce Platinum partner in Australia and New Zealand, to be sold to DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a global, end-to-end IT services company.

System Partners delivers Salesforce consulting services to enterprise businesses covering advisory, strategy mapping, end-to-end implementation services, tailored managed services and governance. These services are provided through a unique delivery and diagnostic process, which links business strategy, process, innovation and technology delivery to enhance client performance. “Today’s announcement is the start of another exciting chapter for System Partners,” said Scott Bozic, System Partners CEO. “Joining the DXC family will provide us with strategic support and enhanced capabilities that will benefit our team, our partners and our clients.” The acquisition of System Partners, a Salesforce Platinum partner in Australia and New Zealand, builds on DXC’s digital transformation strategy and cloud-first focus. With more than 100 Australia-based Salesforce certified experts, the addition of System Partners will also offer DXC a comprehensive portfolio across market leading SaaS platforms. “Having a deep Salesforce capability is strategically important for DXC in Australia and New Zealand to support our existing customers and increase our relevance in the cloud environment,” said Seelan Nayagam, Managing Director, DXC Technology in Australia & New Zealand. “With more organisations using Salesforce and considering CRM replacements, System Partners can lift DXC’s Salesforce capability in the region, as well as accelerate the growth of our Salesforce practice globally.” The three founders; Barret Cunningham, Maarten Baaij, and Sai Lavu commented, “The partnership between DXC and System Partners opens up excellent growth and development opportunities for our clients and staff across ANZ and will allow our business to continue accelerating the scale and quality of our work. We are very thankful for the process and advice that Equiteq provided, and the position this places us in for the future. We look forward to leveraging DXC’s deep industry capabilities and helping our clients with their business and digital transformation.” “It was a pleasure to work with System Partners during this exciting phase of their growth story. We believe the partnership between DXC Technology and System Partners is a good example of the rationales driving the deal activity in Australia and the Salesforce market in particular.” said Pierre Briand, Managing Director of Equiteq Australia. To see all of our deals, please click here. ©Equiteq 2018