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Capita acquires e-learning company Brightwave

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Capita has today announced the acquisition of Brightwave, an e-learning company that specialises in designing learning solutions to improve performance in businesses.

75 employees in Brighton will transfer to Capita as part of the deal.

The company provides bespoke e-learning solutions and designs products and services that boost the performance and productivity of teams. Brightwave works with a number of blue chip companies, including major consumer brands and high profile third sector organisations.

Brightwave specialises in providing technologies such as mobile learning, bespoke learning solutions and online training. The acquisition will boost Capita's digital learning capability, allowing it to better meet the needs of customers who require a learning provider to increase their performance.

"Brightwave's expertise in bespoke e-learning content creation will enhance Capita's capability in the digital learning market. E-learning is a tool that is being increasingly used in businesses to provide direct delivery of learning, and this is an area where Capita can build on Brightwave's innovative thinking to bring new solutions to the market."

Sunna van Loo, Managing director of Capita Learning Services

"We are looking forward to developing our capability and reach in digital learning under Capita's ownership. Being able to provide our clients with robust solutions has always been at the forefront of our business and Capita will enable us to further enhance this while offering our expertise to existing Capita customers."

Caroline Walmsley, Managing director of Brightwave

About Brightwave

Brightwave Group is the leading global agency for next generation learning solutions, systems and services. We place our expertise, innovation and creativity at the centre of our work, designing award-winning learning solutions that deliver your business objectives and truly engage your learners.

Experts in Total Learning, we help the world's leading brands to improve performance, unlock potential and generate value. We can do this because we are the only learning provider in the world enabling clients to fully implement 70-20-10 by harnessing the power of both formal and informal learning experiences.