September 2011 - Backelite was acquired by Prosodie, a leading provider of multi-channel transactional services and a specialist of cloud computing services. Prosodie is a subsidiary of CapGemini, a CAC 40 member, with revenues close to ?10bn. CapGemini is one of world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services with over 100,000 employees.nnBackelite is the leading mobile agency in France and Europe with a superior offering of value added mobile services for leading brands. The company combines a unique technical and creative expertise with perfect execution. Furthermore, its BkRender software is recognised as one of the reference solutions to develop mobile services. Since its foundation in 2006, Backelite has developed a loyal base of Tier 1 customers, especially in m-commerce (venteprivée.com, voyagesncf.com), m-banking (CA, LCL?) and media (allociné, pagesjaunes).
Matthieu Rosset, Principal and Head of Internet practice at LD&A, comments: "This is the most significant transaction in this category so far in Europe and the first time a corporate giant enters the sector. For the industry, this validates the maturity and the value of mobile services for corporations."