Technology Holdings is pleased to announce that Optimissa, a leading capital markets specialist in Europe has been acquired by ALTEN.
We would like to thank Technology Holdings for their sincere hard work and consistent, untiring support which enabled us to achieve our strategic objective and negotiate the right deal with our strategic partner. It was a long and demanding process and Technology Holdings was with us every step of the way, with advice for every situation. It was truly a pleasure sharing this crazy adventure with the team at Technology Holdings.
Optimissa has deep expertise in providing end to end capital markets solutions including business consultancy, custom software development, implementation, integration and support to some of the largest financial institutions in Europe. The company is the go to services provider for some of the leading banks, asset managers, brokerages and private banks in Europe. The company has strong expertise in providing implementation and integration services across leading market platforms such as Murex, Misys, ION, Calypso, Bloomberg, etc. Optimissa is headquartered in Madrid and has offices in Barcelona, Lisbon, Mexico City, Monterrey and London. Optimissa has over 500 employees.
As a world leader in engineering and technology consulting, ALTEN carries out research and development projects for leading companies in the industrial, telecommunications and services sectors around the world. Created in 1988, the ALTEN Group had a turnover of €1.975 billion in 2017, with a workforce of over 28,000 employees in 20 countries. Since the early 2000s, the ALTEN Group has invested in the Spanish market through its subsidiary, ALTEN Spain. It now also strengthens its offerings in IT services and the financial services sector through the strategic acquisition of Optimissa. Optimissa will continue to operate as an independent legal entity, under the guidance of its founder and the current management team, while benefiting from the ALTEN Group’s synergies, knowledge and services.