Wokingham: Nouveau Solutions acquired by VINCI Energies

VINCI Energies has acquired Wokingham-based Nouveau Solutions – to strengthen its portfolio of ICT security, cloud and managed services in the UK.

Nouveau Solutions is a specialist IT managed services company with a strategic focus on delivering cloud, infrastructure, compliance, network and security solutions. The company specialises in finding the optimum solution to meet its customers’ operational needs and supporting their business growth and transformation ambitions.

Established more than 25 years ago, Nouveau Solutions provides expert advice, design and proactive managed services and solutions to a wide range of clients across the private and public sectors. Nouveau Solutions’ areas of expertise cover security services, including a fully managed SIEM service, business managed IT services and support, Microsoft development and implementation services, as well as a wide range of data centre and cloud services. Based in Wokingham, Nouveau Solutions serves a wide UK customer base and employs 35 staff, with an annual turnover of £7 million.

The acquisition enhances the services offered by VINCI Energies UK & ROI through its ICT brand, Axians, which provides Network Systems Integration services across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Rochdi Ziyat, CEO, VINCI Energies UK & ROI, said: “Nouveau Solutions is a fantastic addition to the VINCI Energies group and marks another big milestone in our ambitious plan. VINCI Energies entered the UK’s ICT market in 2014 and this latest acquisition will bolster the strengths of our Axians brand and bring complementary capabilities to Axians Networks, enabling us to make our customers’ ICT solutions ready for their secure digital future.”

Andy Stevens, managing director, Nouveau Solutions, commented: “We are really excited to be setting out on the next stage of our journey and thrilled to have become a part of the VINCI Energies group. The group’s business model was a real attraction for us, giving us the ability to grow our company and use the strength of the Axians network of business units, both in the UK and across the globe. This is a tremendous opportunity for us to accelerate our efforts and at the same time retain our autonomy and culture so we can continue to deliver personal experience to our clients.”

VINCI Energies has €12.6 billion revenue and 77,500 employees. It operates in 53 countries.