Chicago – (– West Monroe has announced the acquisition of a California-based product engineering service, Versailles. The transaction, which closed on Wednesday, September 22, represents the largest for West Monroe to date.

The acquisition company is investing $ 250 million last week and is building its state-of-the-art digital services based on unprecedented customer demand, particularly the global product development platform. Verses is part of the platform, which will significantly increase West Monroe’s digital product development and management capabilities for customers as technology begins to gain global reach.

Verse was founded in In 2012, it was headquartered in Santa Ana, California. The company has more than 220 employees, most of whom work “far away” and 15% of them from Costa Rica. Its staff base covers a full team of engineers, UX designers, developers specialists and project managers focused on building software.

The acquisition is the first of a series to create balance, efficiency and depth in product engineering for West Monroe, an industry-leading solution to the complex issues facing Forty 1000 customers. In addition, the company will build on the success and talent of its product and experience laboratory and technology teams, helping it take further steps to provide comprehensive digital solutions to Fortune 1000 and mid-market customers worldwide.

Tom Monger, chief strategist at West Monroe, said: “It will bring a wealth of experience and quality, art and value to people by building strong, talented, world-class digital products.” “Their understanding of the product life cycle and efficient approach is what our customers need to become more digital organizations.”

Co-founders Chris Anthony and Mike Zerkel Verse will continue to operate as a West Monroe-owned company. The merger is expected to be completed by early 2022.

West Monroe is one of the fastest growing digital consulting firms in the United States. The goal is to help companies become digital and become a $ 1 billion enterprise by 2025. Like other consulting firms, West Monroe believes digital transformation is a myth – not a digital project, group or destination, but a way of thinking and working. West Monroe constantly directs customers to the digital enterprise. More is available at WestMonroe.com/BeDigital.

About West Monroe

West Monroe is a digital but business-oriented digital consulting firm – a financial value that can be matched by partnering with companies in the transformation industry. We believe in digital thinking – not a project, a team or a destination – and what companies do, not what they do. That’s why we work in diverse, multidisciplinary teams, combining industry knowledge with deep operational and technological capabilities — moving customers from traditional to digital operating models and creating products and experiences that transcend the digital and physical world. Our 1,800 employees are 100% business owners, so they know we are committed to working with them – because your success is our success. Our undeniable diversity leads to undeniable results. Visit WestMonroe.com to learn more.