2011 | Adam Leach
company will be fully absorbed into Capita’s advisory arm, Capita Consulting.
The deal comes as Capita look to “grow and develop” the procurement arm of its
Keith Rowling, managing director of Capita Consulting, said: “Red is already
well known to Capita through the services it provides to some of our existing
contracts and so the business will complement and enhance our procurement
Based in the West Midlands, Red Procurement and Business Systems offers a range
of procurement consultancy services to both public and private sector organisations,
including BDR Thermea and Anite Telecoms.
Simon Smith, managing director of Red, said: “Becoming part of such a
large and robust organisation will allow us to accelerate the development of
our combined procurement proposition and for our consultants to continue to
focus on client delivery and developing expertise.”
In addition to offering its clients improved procurement consultancy, Capita
will also use Red’s expertise to make efficiency savings internally. Rowling
said: “This acquisition will not only allow for the team at Red to develop
their growth opportunities but also internalise the spend on procurement
consultancy across the group.”
The deal will see all 19 employees at Red transfer to Capita.