Acquisition of software development specialist Amdaris by Insight

Deal typePrivate Equity & Transaction Services
IndustryTechnology & Media
Client nameInsight Direct (UK) Limited

Amdaris, a Bristol-based software development and digital services specialist, has been acquired by Fortune 500 Solutions Integrator Insight Enterprises. The acquisition of the fast-growing business sees Insight add Amdaris' software development, managed services and consultancy offering to its portfolio of digital transformation solutions.  

The acquisition enhances Insight’s technical capabilities and adds a workforce of 800 to its existing headcount of over 13,000 staff. It further strengthens Insight’s position as a leading Solutions Integrator, delivering a broader range of services and solutions to clients. Amdaris’ clients will gain access to Insight’s expertise in cloud, data, AI and cybersecurity as well as Insight’s expansive IT supply chain based on longstanding relationships with more than 6,000 technology partners globally.

BDO worked closely with Insight, providing financial and tax vendor due diligence top-up services and in particular support around the locked box completion mechanics.

Jet Golia, Senior Vice President Legal Commercial & Global Sales EM at Insight, commented:

"The BDO team was diligent in their approach, going above and beyond throughout the process. The team clearly understood the key drivers of a good technology business and were able to provide us with useful analysis and insight as we progressed towards completion. We were able to lean on them for support with the locked box mechanics given their in-depth experience of completion mechanisms”.