BT and Computacenter have announced that they have entered exclusive negotiations on the acquisition of BT’s domestic operations in France by UK-based Computacenter. The transaction is subject to consultations with works councils over a minimum period of two months prior to regulatory approval, with completion expected to take place by the end of 2020. BT’s domestic operations in France include management and maintenance of IT and network infrastructure, as well as networking and related professional services.
Bas Burger, CEO of Global at BT, commented: ‘With this agreement we are close to reaching another milestone in the execution of our strategy to make BT Global a more agile business focused on the growing requirements of our multinational customers. I believe this agreement will prove a key step forward for our customers, for our people and for BT. It also offers a positive future for our domestic customers and the people who support them.’