OTTAWA, Dec. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calian® Group Ltd. (TSX:CGY), a diverse products and services company providing innovative healthcare, communications, learning and cybersecurity solutions, has completed the acquisition of Decisive Group for up to CAD$74.7 million.
A leader in the IT infrastructure and cyber security services business, the acquisition of Decisive rounds out Calian’s North American offerings. It also positions the Calian IT and Cyber Solutions (ITCS) portfolio to expand further into global markets—serving a broader set of customers.
“We’re pleased to be acquiring a company that not only has so much to offer, but also has similar values,” says Kevin Ford, Calian CEO. “This acquisition is also an important step in our growth strategy allowing us to continue to scale our IT and cyber business. Ultimately, we will be able to offer stronger managed services capability in both the short and long term to customers across industry and government.”
Calian first announced the Definitive Purchase Agreement on November 9.
Filing of Audited Financial Statements
Calian confirms that it will be filing its FY23 audited financial statements today with no changes to its previously published financial results released earlier this week. The Company will also be posting its annual report on its website.
We keep the world moving forward. Calian® helps people communicate, innovate, learn and lead safe and healthy lives. Every day, our employees live our values of customer commitment, integrity, innovation and teamwork to engineer reliable solutions that solve complex problems. That’s Confidence. Engineered. A stable and growing 40-year company, we are headquartered in Ottawa with offices and projects spanning North American, European and international markets.
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