Davies Group has acquired Codebase8 Limited, an automation and digital solutions provider that specialises in robotic process automation (RPA), legacy platform modernisation, and product development for the insurance sector and other highly regulated markets.
Under the deal, Codebase8’s technology experts will join Davies’s Consulting & Technology business led by Mark Grocott to offer a new automation capability to insurance clients. The firm will also work alongside Ember, Davies’s customer experience practice led by David Leedham.
Codebase8 managing director Elisabeth Callaghan will continue to lead the business with the support of Craig John, the technical director and head of operations at Codebase8.
Commenting on the acquisition, Davies group chief executive officer Dan Saulter said: “I’m delighted to welcome Liz, Craig, and the wider team to Davies. The acquisition brings new digital capability for Davies as we continue our strategy of investing in technology and innovation, a focus that is even more important as we think ahead following COVID-19.
“Digital transformation and automation presents a huge opportunity for the insurance industry and our clients as they seek to maintain competitive advantage, streamline their operations, and deliver service excellence.”
Callaghan commented: “I’m really pleased Codebase8 is becoming part of Davies, which has a shared focus on digital transformation and innovation. I look forward to working with Dan, Mark, and the wider Davies team to develop and strengthen our automation solutions for our clients.”