Synnex Corp (NYSE: SNX) has agreed to acquire Minacs, an outsourcing business solutions provider with primary offices in Oshawa, Ontario, Farmington Hills, Michigan and Bangalore, India. The purchase price is about US$420 million. The sellers are Asian private equity firms CX Partners and Capital Square Partners, which acquired Minacs in May 2014. Synnex, a U.S. business process services company, said it plans to integrate Minacs with its affiliate Concentrix, strengthening the latter’s capabilities and expanding its market optimization and Internet of Things solutions. The deal is expected to close in Q3 2016.
SYNNEX to acquire The Minacs Group Pte Ltd. and integrate with Concentrix
Adds approximately $400M of revenue and $0.53 per share non-GAAP earnings
Adds key clients across strategic verticals
Expands Concentrix into Internet of Things (IoT) and Marketing Optimization Services
Fremont, CA & Oshawa, ON. – July 11th, 2016 – SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), and Minacs today announced a definitive agreement in which SYNNEX will acquire Minacs and integrate it into its Concentrix business segment. The purchase price is approximately $420 million subject to closing adjustments.
This transaction is intended to strengthen domain expertise in Concentrix’ automotive industry vertical and accelerate Marketing Optimization and IoT solutions with Minacs’ proprietary technology. The transaction also provides Concentrix more scale and reach to further serve its client base. As a result, Concentrix is expected to strengthen its competitive advantages in the marketplace.
“We believe this acquisition will enhance Concentrix’ position as global leader in business services,” stated Kevin Murai, CEO and President of SYNNEX Corp. “This strategic investment is expected to create even greater scale and a more compelling value proposition for our clients and shareholders. This transaction is also in line with our stated goals of margin expansion and diversification of our revenue.”
“Minacs has been able to establish itself as a high value unique player in Business Services. Their investments in IoT and Marketing Optimization stand out as solutions with growing market demand, which we believe we will be able to leverage across our combined client base,” said Chris Caldwell, President of Concentrix. “This acquisition is intended to increase our speed to market of these solutions and provide us new opportunities for expansion.”
Anil Bhalla, CEO of Minacs, will stay with the combined company and join Concentrix’ senior executive staff. “I am confident that the combination of our capabilities will present an even more compelling value proposition to the marketplace,” Bhalla said. “Across industries, clients can expect our shared vision and strategic scale to help them solve bigger, more complex business challenges.”
It is anticipated that the transaction will close in late Q3 2016, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory requirements and customary closing conditions. Until the transaction is completed, the companies will continue to operate independently.
SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, optimizing supply chains and providing outsourced services focused on customer relationship management. SYNNEX distributes a broad range of information technology systems and products, and also provides systems design and integration solutions. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation operates in 26 countries around the world. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
Concentrix, a wholly owned subsidiary of SYNNEX, has operations across 25 countries, with approximately 90 delivery centers. It has more than 70,000 employees servicing more than 400 clients in more than 40 languages. The company has a large delivery footprint in India, the Philippines, Europe, Asia/Pacific, North America and South America. Concentrix has expertise in 10 industries and offers enhanced capabilities in advanced analytics, enabling technologies and non-voice services. Concentrix delivers services by voice, mobile, social and Web chat across multiple geographies. The company operates with a holistic view that includes all customer touchpoints in an omni-channel approach. Concentrix focuses on the following industries: banking and financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, insurance, technology, consumer electronics, retail and e-commerce, government and public sector, media and communications, automotive and travel, transportation and tourism. For information and recent news, visit www.concentrix.com.
Minacs is a leading outsourcing business solutions partner to global corporations in the manufacturing, retail, telecom, technology, media and entertainment, banking, insurance, healthcare, and public sectors. 21,000 Minacs experts across 35 centers worldwide deliver customer experience, marketing, and back office solutions to power superior business results for clients. Minacs is a portfolio company of CX Partners and Capital Square Partners and was advised by Rothschild in this divestiture. Visit www.minacs.com to learn more about solutions for global enterprises and their customers.
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