[TechUkraine news] Hitachi buys software company GlobalLogic with offices in Ukraine for $9.6 billion

Hitachi Ltd buys software company GlobalLogic Inc for $9.6 billion, including repayment of the debt, as the Japanese industrial conglomerate pivots from electronics hardware to digital services.

GlobalLogic Ukraine represented in Kyiv, Lviv, Mykolayiv, Kharkiv and has a talent pool of over 5000 specialists. More than 90% of Ukrainian solutions are complex R&D-projects.

GlobalLogic’s expertise stretches from chips to cloud services and will extend the range of Hitachi’s own digital services business, company executives told a news conference.

Founded in 2000, GlobalLogic has more than 20,000 employees in 14 countries and offers software engineering services to 400 active clients in industries including automotive, healthcare, and finance.

via Reuters & U.S. News and World Report
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