TOKYO — Hitachi Ltd. is purchasing U.S. computerized designing administrations organization GlobalLogic Inc. for $9.6 billion, the Japanese modern, electronic and development combination said Wednesday.
Tokyo-based Hitachi said the obtaining of the Silicon Valley organization will fortify Hitachi’s computerized activities in a wide scope of organizations, including IT, energy, industry and portability. It will accelerate endeavors in the “computerized change” of rail lines, energy and medical services frameworks that are center Hitachi organizations, it said.
GlobalLogic has in excess of 20,000 experts in 14 nations, working plan studios and programming item designing focuses, with income expected to reach about $1.2 billion for financial 2021.
“Together we will make new friendly, ecological and monetary incentive for our universally growing customer organizations and raise QoL, or personal satisfaction, for individuals through commitments to acknowledge feasible society,” said Hitachi CEO Toshiaki Higashihara.
Hitachi shares plunged 7.3% in Tokyo exchanging.
The arrangement was relied upon to nearby the finish of July, subject to administrative endorsement.
Organizations all throughout the planet are attempting to adjust to the quickly advanced changes going on in different ventures.
The securing of GlobalLogic is important for Hitachi’s 2021 mid-term plan, which incorporates a promise to contribute 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) to fortify the computerized abilities of the organization’s rambling organizations.