Globant announced today the acquisition of 86.25% of Huddle Group to improve both companies’ service portfolio by leveraging Huddle Group’s specialization in Media & Entertainment. As the company did with North American Nextive and Brazilian TerraForum, Globant continues to internationalize its team by acquiring a company with global footprint.
Huddle is a UK company specialized in the development of innovative and agile software solutions with operations in the United States, Argentina and Chile. With headquarters in Seattle, Washington and a team of approximately 160 professionals, Huddle has developed deep know-how of some of the most innovative technology trends, and has implemented this knowledge working for some of the world’s most renowned companies. Huddle’s focus is unique since it is based in offering agile solutions with a strong specialization in Media & Entertainment.
“Our dream is to become the leading global company in software product development”, stated Martín Migoya, Globant CEO and co-founder. “In order to do so, we want to have the best team, adding professionals that can bring innovation and creativity to the table. In Huddle we see an extremely talented group of people, and we believe that by partnering with them, both Globant and Huddle will be able to provide greater knowledge and even higher quality services to our customers.”
“Our focus on innovation and on keeping on top of the technology curve are key aspects that allow us to helps our clients successfully surf the revolutionary transformations that the industry is facing, thus creating new sources of revenues”, explained Gabriel Spitz, who will continue as Huddle’s CEO. “We are proud to join Globant’s family. Synergies between both organizations will help us reinforce our specialization in Media & Entertainment, provide more value-added to our customers and continue to grow as thought leaders in innovative and agile solutions.”
This investment continues Globant’s strategy of positioning itself as a global leader in the creation of innovative software products for global audiences, by focusing on new technologies and trends like Gaming, Mobile, Cloud, Social and Big Data.