The French company for providing business and technology consulting services, Capgemini, bought HDL Design House from Serbia, which deals with the design and verification of silicon chips.
As stated in the press release of the French company, HDL Design House is the leading independent provider of these services in Europe. The price of the transaction was not disclosed.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia, HDL Design House consists of approximately 300 highly skilled engineers with significant experience in delivering advanced custom chip designs to multiple industries.
“Their clients are highly complementary to Capgemini and include major players in the semiconductor industry, as well as leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who use the full potential of chips to create intelligent and connected products,” they said in a statement.
“After 22 years of building and developing world-class expertise, HDL Design House begins a new chapter in its evolution.” Joining Capgemini is a natural next step for us as we will become part of an important global and multidisciplinary organization. It’s a very exciting prospect for HDL Design House and its employees,” said Predrag Marković, President and CEO, HDL Design House.
“HDL Design House is a leader in silicon innovation. It will strengthen our team and presence in Eastern Europe to further meet the global demand for the latest generation of high performance products. I am very happy to welcome them to Capgemini,” said William Rose, CEO of Capgemini Engineering and member of the Group Executive Board.