Babble announces acquisition of Ultracomms

Unified Comms, Contact Centre and Cyber Solutions provider, Babble, announces the acquisition of UItracomms.

The deal continues Babble’s rapid buy and build strategy, which has been complemented by robust organic growth over the last 12 months. It is the first acquisition following the investment by Graphite Capital at the end of 2020, valuing the business at £90m.

The acquisition has doubled the size of Babble Contact – experts in enabling organisations to deploy the best technology to create great customer experiences and drive conversational profitability – putting it firmly on course to continue its leadership in CCaaS.

Mark Jordan, MD of Babble Contact, said: “This marks the next phase of our growth strategy. The acquisition of what is an extremely high-quality contact centre specialist, has doubled the size of our contact centre business. It highlights the strength of our ambition to become the leading force in this space as we liberate businesses for the new world of work.”

Matt Parker, Chief Executive of Babble, said: “This year we will continue to acquire innovative and resilient businesses that are making an impact in the market, both to grow the capabilities we can provide to our customers and to fill our business with the best people in the industry. We have another five acquisitions in the pipeline in the next six months, and we’re on track to double our EBITDA run rate to £20m by November 2021.”

Derwyn Jones, CEO at UItracomms, said: “We are delighted to announce that Ultracomms is now part of Babble. A progressive and ambitious business such as Babble has the capabilities to continue to provide our customers with the technology and expertise they require to further enhance their customer experience.”

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