Japanese company Hitachi has announced the purchase of American developer GlobalLogic for $ 9.6 billion, according to Reuters.
The American company has several offices in Ukraine and is one of the three largest IT employers in the country.
GlobalLogic owns 45% in equal shares of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Swiss investment company Partners Group. The remaining 10% of shares belong to the company’s management.
Hitachi plans to close the purchase agreement by the end of July.
GlobalLogic has more than 20,000 employees in 14 countries, 5,712 of which are located in Ukrainian offices, namely in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv and Mykolayiv.
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