(Ecofin Agency) - Convergence Partners has acquired, through its pan-African digital service provider platform -inq. Holdings Limited- the operations of Vodacom Business Africa in Nigeria, Zambia, and Côte d’Ivoire. Convergence has also taken steps to acquire Vodacom's assets in Cameroon and completion is pending regulatory approvals.
Via its platform, Convergence Partners aims to position itself as a unified pan-African provider of cloud and digital services, offering a suite of next-generation technology solutions in the areas of edge, artificial intelligence, network, and cloud virtualization.
“This represents a further milestone in our journey to create a group serving the enterprise community across sub-Saharan Africa with a uniform, high-quality service, and consistent product offering,” said Brandon Doyle, chief executive officer of Convergence Partners.
“Through inq., we can deliver intelligent connectivity through seamless delivery of cloud and digital services and digital technologies to our clients. As global thinking is going through a reset because of Covid-19, inq. is ready to provide business continuity to our global, continental, and local clients,” said Andile Ngcaba, chairman of Convergence Partners and executive chair of inq.
The new acquisitions strengthen inq. Holding Limited’s foothold as the main business solution provider in 13 cities of 7 African markets, including Botswana, Malawi, and Mozambique.