xDesign have announced today the acquisition of Mobile and Web Agency Bemo. xDesign will acquire the assets, people, and customer contracts of Bemo and the business will eventually operate under the xDesign brand.
The expanded business will grow xDesign’s headcount to over 60 and xDesign will continue to serve Bemo’s clients from their Edinburgh office with transfer of operations and staff occurring on the 3rdof February 2020. With Matt Farrugia, Bemo CEO, being part of the combined business during a transitionary period.
“xDesign is in a period of exceptional growth and the combined group will see a three fold increase in 2020 to deliver revenues of £6m+, exceeding our targets for the year, as we look to deliver our 3 year plan to a deliver a team of over 100 highly skilled digital specialists and over £10m in revenue based right here in Scotland.” - Euan Andrews
xDesign, founded in January 2010, is one of Scotland’s fastest growing digital service business – specialising in digital product development for Enterprise clients. xDesign consults on, designs, and engineers digital solutions for web and mobile for the likes of, Heineken, PayPal, Menzies Aviation, Abellio, Edinburgh Airport, Rothschild, and MoneySuperMarket.
“xDesign’s acquisition of Bemo allows two decade old businesses to combine their experience and serve our combined clients better. Our business is in a period of rapid growth and we need people of the utmost skill and quality so the opportunity to acquire a business full of people who share the same drive as we do was an opportunity we couldn’t pass up.” - Ben Hutton
Bemo, founded in August 2010, is one of Scotland’s most respected mobile and web agencies providing engineering solutions for, PWC, Tesco Bank, Sainsbury’s Bank, STV, RBS and the BBC.
“Both businesses have spent the last ten years focussing on providing the highest quality teams and solutions to our clients. I know that xDesign will invest in the people and clients of Bemo and that the businesses combined will be a bigger and more innovative company combined.” Matt – CEO -Bemo