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Ness Technologies and Imano Announce Imano Acquisition

TEANECK, New Jersey and LONDON, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Ness Technologies, a global provider of information technology solutions and services, and Imano, a full-service digital agency specializing in mobile strategy, design and development, today announced Ness' acquisition of Imano. The pairing of Imano's front-end capabilities with Ness' execution expertise is expected to deliver maximum value to Ness' mobility customers.

Ness provides end-to-end service offerings through its global delivery teams-from strategy consulting to application design and development to testing and implementation-partnering with clients to ensure all necessary steps are taken to develop a viable mobile strategy. Imano's digital media and design expertise complement Ness' mobile services business model, combining proven User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) competencies with mobile strategy development and implementation to ensure a comprehensive, sustainable mobile initiative. Ness' clients can expect an enhanced mobile experience as a result of Imano's full-service digital capabilities.

"As Ness continues to expand its 'compute anywhere' mobility footprint, the synergy between our organization and Imano enables us to provide more comprehensive and exciting offerings," said Joe Lagioia, President, Ness Software Engineering Services. "We are confident that our acquisition of Imano offers our clients extraordinary value-added benefits through Imano's mobile and design expertise coupled with our strategic mobile development capabilities."

Mark Lister, Imano's Managing Director, said: "We have been making our name with world firsts in mobile, since we were first to market with an Augmented Reality app for the iPhone. Imano is skilled at imagining, creating and developing rich mobile applications that make innovative use of the latest technologies. The Ness acquisition offers us access to the scale we need to win the very biggest mobile applications. We already have the experience, knowledge and creativity - and now we have the firepower. We can't wait to get started and see how much we can achieve together."

About Ness Technologies

Ness Technologies is a global provider of IT and business services and solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering and system integration, application development, consulting, and software distribution.  Ness delivers its portfolio of solutions and services using a global delivery model combining offshore, near-shore and local teams.  With about 7,000 employees, Ness has operations in North America, Europe, Israel, Singapore and India; has customers in over 20 countries; and partners with numerous software and hardware vendors worldwide. Visit http://www.ness.com for more information.

The Software Engineering Services (SES) business unit is a global provider of end-to-end, commercial-grade software development solutions, strategically partnering with clients across the entire software lifecycle to drive competitive advantage by improving time-to-market, quality and innovation. For more information about Ness SES, visit blog.ness.com.

About Imano

Imano is an agency established in 1996 that specialized in digital design and web applications. It developed a successful in-house e-Commerce platform but has recently found its stride creating and delivering engaging and innovative applications for the mobile world. Clients such as UEFA, Harrods, Stella Artois and Hertz Navigation Solutions know Imano as a mobile partner, generating the next wave of ideas that will appeal to the mobile generation. With over 70 consumer-focused apps released to date, Imano continues to evolve in that space but is increasingly drawn to opportunities in the workplace and the enterprise applications that will change the way we think and interact at work. For a more detailed look, visit http://www.imano.com.

Advisors to Imano were Results International and David Blois at M&A Advisory.

Email: davidb@mandaadvisory.com 
Phone: +44-(0)207-680-9849

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Phone: +1-781-743-0704
Email: gretchen.rice@ness.com

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