Datatec Acquires Analysys

Networking and IT services group Datatec International acquires consulting firm Analysys, forming a new company, Analysys Mason Group (AMG)

August 11, 2004

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LONDON -- UK-based Analysys Limited today announced its acquisition by Datatec International, the global arm of Datatec, the JSE-listed networking and IT services group. A new company, Analysys Mason Group (AMG), has been created.

Analysys Limited is one of the world's leading telecommunications strategy consulting firms with a global client base that includes: regulators, governments, network operators, equipment manufacturers and financial institutions. Analysys's headquarters are in Cambridge, UK, and it has an extensive international footprint with offices in London, Glasgow, Paris, Milan, Madrid, San Francisco and Washington DC.

AMG will become the umbrella brand for a broader and deeper consultancy offering comprising the businesses of both Analysys Limited and Mason Group Limited (Mason), Datatec's existing telecommunications consultancy.

Simon Jones, previously managing director of Analysys Limited, will become chief executive of AMG, says: "This deal provides an unrivalled opportunity to leverage our unique collection of consulting and research expertise and market reach to achieve outstanding insights for our clients."

Says Terry Flanagan, who will become executive director of AMG, and remain as managing director of Mason: "Mason and Analysys have already enjoyed a successful working relationship on a number of projects and we are very excited about the possibility of extending this impact across a wider range of clients."

Analysys Research Ltd.

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