Babble acquires 81G Blue

Published by Rhys Taylor-Brown on April 13th 2021, 9:09am

Unified communications, contact centre and cyber solutions specialist, Babble, has purchased 81G Blue, its third acquisition in as many months.

The deal, which forms part of Babble’s wider buy and build strategy, is the company’s seventh purchase since the beginning of last year and its third completed with the help of new private equity partner, Graphite Capital.

81G Blue is a fully managed IT solution service provider and will bolster Babble’s cyber capability. The deal for the company follows the purchase of Tyneside-based Activ Technology Ltd, and Ultracomms, which helped grow Babble’s presence in the Contact Centre as a Service [CCaaS] market.

With bases in London, Burton and Newcastle now at its disposal, Babble is now supporting more than 3,000 different organisations in a range of sectors, including finance, health, education, travel and accommodation, and public services. It supports these companies by sourcing and deploying the very best cloud solutions to deliver greater efficiency, customer engagement and profitability, crucially whole protecting clients’ businesses.

Babble chief executive, Matt Parker, commented: “We’re delighted to have completed this deal. The talented team at 81G Blue shares our ambition to enhance customers’ agility, efficiency and profitability and we’ve no doubt they’ll add significant value as we continue to strengthen our cyber business unit.

“Our buy and build strategy has continued at pace in 2021. We have more acquisitions in the pipeline, as we seek high quality, innovative businesses that have the potential for further growth.”

81G Blue CEO, Samantha Gibbs, said that she and her business were looking forward to joining the Babble corporate family.

She said: “We’re incredibly excited to be joining Babble’s exceptional team as we continue to deliver world class support and services to our customers. We look forward to playing our part in their incredible story.”

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April 13th 2021, 9:09am

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