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TCS acquires US management consulting firm BridgePoint Group

Varun Agarwal Mumbai | Updated on November 28, 2018

Tata Consultancy Services on Wednesday announced it has acquired the business of BridgePoint Group, a US management consulting firm catering to the financial services industry, and specialising in retirement services, through the purchase of select company assets.

This acquisition augments TCS’ financial services and insurance domain knowledge, particularly in the area of US retirement services, where BridgePoint’s team of experts currently provides strategic insights and advisory services around growth, business agility, customer experience and technical transformation.

TCS currently partners with eight of the top 10 US banking, financial services and insurance institutions, and offers retirement services across the globe.

BridgePoint’s entire management team and key experts will join TCS. Their deep customer relationships and significant industry knowledge adds to TCS’ ability to provide digital solutions that enhance sponsor and participant experience, and drive Business 4.0 transformations in the $1-trillion US retirement services market.

“The US retirement business is complex, so BridgePoint’s deep industry expertise and team of highly experienced consultants will enable TCS to develop a robust customer-focused retirement services business,” said Suresh Muthuswami, President & Global Head, BFSI Platform, TCS. “This move underscores our long-term commitment to this industry, enhancing our ability to provide end-to-end engagements, from strategic consulting to servicing of retirement assets. We welcome the BridgePoint team to TCS.”

“We are excited about this transaction, being one that brings benefits to all parties,” said Barbara March, Chief Executive Officer, BridgePoint. “Our customers require access to new and innovative solutions, capitalising on both BridgePoint’s broad understanding of the industry’s complexities and TCS’ expertise in enabling digital transformations. The portfolio of services offered by TCS will offer growth potential and superior service to retirement providers across the US.”

Published on November 28, 2018

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