HCL Technologies has acquired German IT and engineering services provider H&D International Group. Through this deal, HCL Tech will attain significant in-country front office and delivery capabilities, which will further enhance its domain expertise in the global automotive sector.
H&D’s existing delivery center in Gifhorn, Germany, will become part of HCL Tech’s global delivery footprint and will focus on IT and engineering services both in Germany and globally. The H&D Group, one of the largest IT service providers in the German automotive industry, has extensive expertise in SAP, computer-aided technologies (CAx), engineering services and customer-specific product development. It operates in over 20 locations globally.
HCL Tech’s investment in H&D strengthens its capabilities and positioning even further in two crucial regions. H&D has established a strong footprint in the German and Central European automotive markets and is the IT services provider to one of Germany’s biggest car manufacturers, making it a great investment for HCL.
The portfolios of HCL and H&D are a winning combination, comprising of infrastructure and applications services as well as connected vehicle, Industry 4.0 solutions and embedded software in both the manufacturing and automotive sectors. The ability to flexibly offer onsite, as well as global delivery capabilities, enable HCL to effectively respond to individual client requests in the best possible way.