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Capita acquires digital solutions agency Orange Bus

Orange Bus's Julian Leighton and Mike Parker.

Business consultancy Capita has announced the acquisition of digital solutions agency Orange Bus.

The acquisition will enhance Capita’s existing digital development capability and strengthen its ability to deliver complex client projects. G2G3 Digital, Capita’s existing digital design agency, will be merged with Orange Bus.

Craig Rodgerson, chief executive of Capita Digital and Software Solutions, said: “We are thrilled that Orange Bus is coming on board. We are always looking to extend our capability and reach in the digital arena and the acquisition of a specialist digital solutions agency like Orange Bus will enable us to increase our scale and reach to design and deliver ever more innovative projects for our clients. They have been delivering some incredible work for their clients – including Capita – and we look forward to working with them more closely.”

Julian Leighton, chief executive of Orange Bus, said: “Joining Capita is the ideal next step for the team at Orange Bus, giving us the scope to continue to grow. As part of Capita we’ll be able to offer a broader range of services to our clients – and Capita’s track record of nurturing its acquisitions speaks for itself.”

Orange Bus employs 75 people across two sites in Newcastle and London.

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