Exadel acquires digital consultancy Coppei

23 September 2021 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Exadel, a San Francisco Bay Area software engineering firm, has acquired Coppei, a Seattle-based digital business strategy and technology consulting firm.

Founded in 2001, Coppei helps its clients build data-centric digital business solutions to outpace their competition. The firm’s specialties include data & insights, project delivery & transformation consulting, and SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform implementation.

Coppei has supported major companies including Starbucks, Microsoft, Bayer, and HBO. The firm has more than 90 employees, according to LinkedIn.

Exadel’s acquisition of Coppei’s complementary capabilities in strategic digital consulting will allow the firm to offer full lifecycle software engineering services – from strategy to platform and product development. Coppei will continue to operate as an independent brand. 

Exadel acquires digital consultancy Coppei

“Exadel is now positioned as a global technology company that integrates strategy, design, and software engineering to transform enterprises into modern digital businesses," said Fima Katz, CEO of Exadel. "We find that many large organizations need the strategic direction that consulting offers along with the execution of building digital technologies to drive their mission forward. We are excited to offer current and future clients the comprehensive and proven consulting capabilities the Coppei team has to offer along with Exadel's exceptional engineering services."

The deal was supported by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, which acquired Exadel in March 2021. The Boca Raton-based private equity firm specializes in leveraged buyouts and has approximately $13 billion in cumulative capital commitments across industries including business services, technology, healthcare, and industrial.

"Digital business consulting has already displaced traditional business consulting and businesses will continue to increase their reliance on external consultants at a pace and scale that we have never experienced before,” Elizabeth de Saint-Aignan, managing director at Sun Capital, said. “We are confident that the addition of Coppei's capabilities with Exadel's service offerings will create a digital transformation solutions powerhouse for clients in the ultra-competitive digital marketplace.”

Exadel supports a wide range of industry clients with services in product engineering, mobile development, UI/UX, quality assurance, cloud development, DevOps, and Big Data. The firm has more than 1,500 people across America, Europe, and Asia, and has worked with numerous Fortune 500 firms.