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28 August 2019

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Civica on the acquisition of occupational health cloud software specialist Warwick International Computing Systems

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised longstanding client, the Civica Group, an investee company of Partners Group and market leader in business-critical cloud software and solutions, on its latest acquisition of occupational health cloud software specialist Warwick International Computing Systems.

Derby-based Warwick International provides specialist cloud software with a broad presence complementary to the Civica Group’s established activities and growth strategy in shared markets. The business’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) supports organisations in their responsibility to keep employees’ safety and wellbeing top of their business agenda. Using powerful analytical tools to transform data into knowledge, Warwick International allows organisations to act with trust and accuracy, enabling critical occupational health and health & safety services to be delivered effectively and efficiently. Warwick International will join the Health and Care division within Civica, building on Civica’s market-leading cloud portfolio for existing and shared markets.

The acquisition adds new capability to the business in occupational health and health & safety, particularly to the health sector where more than 40 NHS trusts use Warwick International’s software, including University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust and Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. The company’s cloud software supports 200 customers worldwide, including the Metropolitan Police along with North Yorkshire County Council, University of Birmingham, John Lewis Partnership, Sky and Skanska.

The Charles Russell Speechlys team comprised Corporate Senior Associate Lucy Thorpe, and Corporate Associates Ashwin Pillay and Edidem Basiekanem, Commercial Senior Associate Caroline Young and members of the firm’s Corporate Tax, Employment and Real Estate teams.

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