Cyient to acquire IG Partners to strengthen its digital capabilities in the energy and mining industries
Cyient, a global engineering and digital technology solutions company, will acquire specialist Australian consulting firm, IG Partners, to expand its end-to-end offerings for the local and regional resources sector. The acquisition will enable customers to take advantage of the growing convergence of operational and information technologies by leveraging the synergies between Cyient’s proven ability in operational efficiency, asset optimization, and digital transformation, and IG Partners’ value creation and transformation in asset and capital-intensive industries.
Cyient has a growing presence in Australia, providing solutions to the mining, oil and gas, rail, telecom, and utility industries. With rapid sectoral growth in the region, the company continues to invest in expanding its footprint.
The IG Partners transaction, the terms of which are confidential and remains conditional on regulatory approvals, will result in Cyient taking full ownership of the global partnership.
IG Partners was formed in 2012 and has a team consisting of partners, practice leads, consultants, project managers, and analysts.
Mining is an important focus industry and Australia a strategic region for Cyient’s growth. Mining industry is getting transformed with convergence of digital technologies. With this investment, the powerful synergy of Cyient’s digital execution capabilities and IGP’s advisory expertise creates a unique value proposition for the industry. This acquisition also adds to our footprint in Australia, which is an important region for our future growth.—Cyient’s MD and CEO, Krishna Bodanapu
In joining Cyient, we see tremendous synergies in supporting our customers’ benefit from Industry 4.0. The combination of Cyient’s leading engineering and technology solutions and IG Partner’s mining and utilities expertise uniquely positions us to support value and productivity breakthroughs leveraging digital technologies.—Herman Kleynhans, Founder and Managing Partner, IG Partners
IG Partners’ customers include large mining players comprising multiple Fortune 500 companies. The company has well-established methodologies and a proven track record in transformation within asset and capital-intensive industries. It is intended that all its key management personnel will stay with the business under Cyient ownership.