Globant acquires design firm WAE to expand London and NY operations

Digital firm Globant has acquired design company WAE, which is comprised of We are London Limited and We are Experience as it looks to expand its presence in both London and New York.

WAE, led by chief executive Chris Averill, was founded in 2003 and currently has a staff of 40 in both locations.

"Since its founding, WAE's focus has been to become a leader in building innovative solutions that bring together strategy, design, technology and customers," said Averill.

"Globant is an extraordinary company that shares this passion and has a unique and different approach to creating digital journeys and software products. We are excited to be joining a team that shares our values and our devotion to innovation, and we can't wait to continue working together with Globant to create the best innovative software products."

Martín Migoya, Globant chief and co-founder added that the acquisition will propel Globant's vision of "becoming the best partner to help clients engage in profound digital transformations".

SI Partners advised the shareholders of WAE on the cross-border deal,identifying Globant as a suitable acquirer and negotiating the terms of the deal.

Averill is also one of the judges for The Drum’s upcoming Dadi Awards, which celebrate excellence in the digital space. For more information visit the website.

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