Capita has today announced the acquisition of Brightwave, an e-learning company that specialises in designing learning solutions to improve performance in businesses.
Brightwave works with a number of blue chip companies, including major consumer brands and high profile third sector organisations. As part of the deal, 75 employees in Brighton will transfer to Capita.
Sunna van Loo, managing director of Capita Learning Services, said: “Brightwave’s expertise in bespoke e-learning content creation will enhance Capita’s capability in the digital learning market. E-learning is a tool that is being increasingly used in businesses to provide direct delivery of learning, and this is an area where Capita can build on Brightwave’s innovative thinking to bring new solutions to the market.”
Brightwave specialises in providing technologies such as mobile learning, bespoke learning solutions and online training. The acquisition will boost Capita’s digital learning capability, allowing it to better meet the needs of customers who require a learning provider to increase their performance.
Caroline Walmsley, managing director of Brightwave, said: “We are looking forward to developing our capability and reach in digital learning under Capita’s ownership. Being able to provide our clients with robust solutions has always been at the forefront of our business and Capita will enable us to further enhance this while offering our expertise to existing Capita customers.”