Capgemini announced the acquisition of Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), a digital and global commerce service provider with expertise in Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Headquartered in Chicago, LYONSCG accelerates Capgemini’s growth strategy focused on digital, notably in North America, says John Mullen, Head of Application Services in North America and member of the Group Executive Committee at Capgemini.
Capgemini also recently acquired Itelios, a European Salesforce Commerce Cloud solutions provider. The Capgemini Group is an established global leader in Digital and Cloud services which currently represent 35% of revenues. The addition of LYONSCG will create synergy with Capgemini’s emphasis on delivering business results through comprehensive digital strategy and solutions, says Mullen. The transaction is due to close in the weeks to come.
“LYONSCG creates world-class digital commerce experiences. With their focus on design and innovation, and their passion for nurturing talent and a customer-centric approach, they are a perfect fit with Capgemini,” says Mullen. “We are committed to enabling global brands to deliver seamless, modern and brand-differentiating customer experiences that turn systems of record into systems of engagement. The addition of LYONSCG strengthens our digital capabilities and further equips us to offer clients comprehensive solutions for unified commerce. LYONSCG brings extensive Salesforce Commerce Cloud expertise.”
LYONSCG, which was founded in 2003, was named one of Consulting magazine’s Seven Small Jewels in 2016, and was ranked No. 24 on the Consulting‘s 2016 list of Fastest Growing Firms with a 148 percent growth rate. In 2015, the firm was ranked No. 9 on Consulting‘s Fastest Growing Firms list with a 275 percent growth rate.
With more than 300 people across North America and the UK, LYONSCG is one of the largest independent digital commerce firms. The company has deep expertise with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and other commerce platforms. Leading practice areas also include SAP Hybris and Magento.
“At LYONSCG we live, eat and breathe commerce. This focus has earned us industry recognition for creating exceptional digital experiences, says Rich Lyons, CEO and Co-Founder, LYONSCG. “Joining the Capgemini family will enable us to strengthen and expand our services for clients around the world. In addition, there is a tremendous opportunity to integrate our capabilities with Capgemini’s holistic approach to digital transformation, and support the many clients who are on this extensive journey right now. We are very excited about this next stage in our company and the many opportunities it presents for both our employees and clients.”