Alight Solutions to acquire Future Knowledge; strengthening its cloud deployment capabilities in Asia Pacific
Lincolnshire, IL February 27, 2018
Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth, HR and finance solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Future Knowledge, an established HR advisory company in Australia and New Zealand. The deal strengthens Alight’s growth in Asia Pacific and will expand its cloud and Workday deployment capabilities in Australia and New Zealand. Financial terms were not disclosed and the deal is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.
“When we became Alight almost a year ago, we said that becoming a stand-alone organization would allow us to reinvest in our business. This first acquisition represents an important milestone and underscores our commitment to growth,” explained Chris Michalak, CEO of Alight Solutions. “The acquisition of Future Knowledge, along with our investment in our people and resources in the region, will enhance Alight’s position to support Workday deployments and application management services (AMS) in Australia and New Zealand.”
With more than 15 years of history, Future Knowledge helps leading companies across Australia and New Zealand evaluate, deploy and execute cloud solutions to meet their biggest HR challenges.
“Combining our digital HR advisory and Cornerstone OnDemand deployment expertise with Alight’s leading cloud deployment and AMS capabilities will create a strong offer for companies across Australia and New Zealand,” said David Guazzarotto, CEO of Future Knowledge.
“As a firm focused on driving people-centric business outcomes for our clients, we are thrilled to join Alight, where people are at the core of their values,” added Michael Guazzarotto, managing director of Future Knowledge. “We look forward to what the future holds.”
David Guazzarotto and Michael Guazzarotto will lead Alight’s HR & Financial Solutions business in Australia. They will report to Colin Brennan, global leader, Cloud Deployment Solutions at Alight Solutions.
About Alight Solutions
As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 19 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.