FRANKFURT, March 12, 2020 - Capco, a leading management and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services sector, has strengthened its digital transformation expertise through the acquisition of digital strategy consultancy CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION, based in Germany’s leading fintech hub, Berlin.
CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION’s founders and managing directors, Agnieszka M. Walorska and Alexander Braun, will join the Capco Germany leadership team as Executive Directors. The firm will operate as a distinct brand within Capco's consulting offering in Germany, Austria and Slovakia. It will continue to operate from Berlin within a new Capco branch office. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Lance Levy, Global CEO of Capco, said: “Capco is focused on providing end-to-end digital transformation services to our clients and further differentiating the unique value proposition that we offer. This acquisition of CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION is the latest stage in that global strategy. In CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION’s digital transformation expertise, we are acquiring in-demand capabilities in an area where we see real potential to help our clients transform at scale and drive change. I am very pleased to welcome Agnieszka Walorska and Alexander Braun to the Capco family.”
Bodo Schaefer, Frankfurt-based Capco Managing Director for Austria, Germany and Slovakia, said: "CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION will act as an accelerator for Capco to develop a more comprehensive digital transformation capability. With Agnieszka and Alexander and their team, we are strengthening our regional team with expertise and specialist knowledge in digital strategy and customer-centric innovation. Through their innovative perspectives and methods, they will enhance our clients’ ability to realize their digital potential. My team and I look forward to working with them.”
CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION advises and supports companies in the digital transformation of their business. Using a bespoke Digital Maturity Assessment model, the team can identify areas of improvement and help clients prioritize and implement solutions quickly. Particular focus is placed on enhancing the user experience through the use of new technologies, a focus on data centricity, and utilizing the best approaches to help clients implement solutions in an efficient and agile way.
CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION's clients include major German and international companies listed on the DAX and S&P 500, including leading players from the banking and insurance sectors. As experts in digital transformation and innovation, Agnieszka M. Walorska and Alexander Braun have been involved in the development of internet-based business models since the 1990s and are the authors of books and articles on topics ranging from digital strategy to artificial intelligence and blockchain.
Dr. Michael Siemer
Westend Medien GmbH
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Capco is a global technology and management consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, transformation delivery and managed services to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully innovate, increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs, and enhance controls. We specialize primarily in banking, capital markets, wealth and asset management and insurance. We also have an energy consulting practice in the US. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit our web site at www.capco.com, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.
CREATIVE CONSTRUCTION is a digital strategy and innovation consultancy that helps organizations systematically develop their digital potential. By combining scientific expertise with a hands-on entrepreneurial approach, we create true digital innovation beyond concepts and ideas. Founded in 2011 in Berlin, our user-centered design process has enabled DAX and S&P 500 companies across all industries to create digital products and services that solve real problems and enhance the user experience. Visit our website at www.creativeconstruction.de to learn more, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn. You can also download and listen to our weekly podcast, Zurück zur Zukunft, available on Soundcloud, Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher and Google Podcasts.