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Deloitte Canada acquires Salesforce Cloud Consultancy Nubik

Deloitte Canada acquired Montrealbased on Salesforce digital transformation and cloud consulting for the middle market, Nubik Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is technology M&A deal number 698 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2022.

Deloitte Canada acquires Salesforce Consultancy Nubik

Deloitte, founded in 1845, is headquartered in London, England. The company has approximately 330,000 employees worldwide and 11,000 employees in Canada. Deloitte’s main areas of expertise are audit, advisory, advisory and tax service offerings. But the company also has a major presence in the global IT service provider (ITSP) market.

Nubik, founded in 2003, is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The company has 108 employees listed on LinkedIn. Nubik’s areas of expertise include project management, business engagement, supply chain, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management.

The acquisition of Nubik will expand Deloitte’s Salesforce practice and strengthen its relationships and offerings for middle-market clients, Deloitte said. The addition of Nubik will also give customers access to more Salesforce, FinancialForce and Rootstock Cloud ERP solutions in manufacturing and distribution, high technology and professional services, the companies said.

Nubik’s team of more than 100 employees will join Deloitte’s consulting practice in offices across Canada and North America, according to companies. Camille Bourbeauformer commercial director of Nubik, and Alexander Boyerformer chief operating officer will join Deloitte as a partner. Danny Jacquesformer vice president of sales, and Elie Rodrigue, co-founder and former chief technology officer will join Deloitte as a director. Katie Bussières, former president of Nubik, will also join Deloitte, Nubik said.

Deloitte acquires Nubik: Executive Insight

Anthony Viel, CEO, Deloitte Canada

Katie Bussieres

Katie Bussières, former president, Nubik

Antoine VielCEO, Deloitte Canada, commented on the news:

“The arrival of Nubik will certainly have an immediate impact on our customers, especially those looking for new tools and solutions to today’s most pressing and complex business challenges, from digital transformation to skills shortages. Nubik’s strong multi-cloud relationships, particularly with Salesforce, and roster of seasoned professionals will greatly enhance our ability to handle both the volume and scope of mid-market work in Canada is demanding.

Katie Bussières, former president of Nubik, added:

“At Nubik, we constantly strive to provide first-class solutions to organizations looking for tools to compete with successful business processes, across a variety of industries. By joining Deloitte, we are excited about the next phase of our long 20-year journey and look forward to bringing our experience, relationships and expertise to a new group of organizations.

Deloitte M&A activity

In the cloud services market, Deloitte ranks among the top 250 public cloud MSPs in the world, according to ChannelE2E. And in the cybersecurity market, Deloitte ranks among the top 250 MSSPs in the world, according to MSSP Alert research. Deloitte’s technology expertise involves local talent as well as a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions. Here is a regularly updated list of Deloitte’s acquisitions involving cloud, AI (artificial intelligence), cybersecurity, workforce digitization and analytics services.

Most recently, in July 2022, Deloitte acquired Striven Consulting, a company specializing in quality testing and engineering. In June 2022, Deloitte acquired AE Cloud Consultants, an Oracle NetSuite and Integrated Enterprise Solutions partner for expansion in Asia Pacific. And in May 2022, the company acquired Intellify, an Amazon Web Services and Databricks partner that has expertise in AI and machine learning.