Unosquare Acquires Catalyst UX in Silicon Valley, California
PORTLAND, October 31, 2022 — Unosquare, one of the largest independent nearshore digital transformation companies announces its acquisition of Silicon Valley based Catalyst UX (“Catalyst”), a leading digital experience agency focused on the healthcare, life sciences, and FinTech markets. Catalyst will complement Unosquare’s over 1,000 delivery professionals and global operations across three continents.
The acquisition is a key part of Unosquare’s strategy to provide its clients with the highest quality nearshore and onshore delivery of digital transformation and product engineering services. Giancarlo Di Vece, Unosquare’s CEO, commented “Catalyst is a wonderful acquisition to further our impact and value with our clients. This acquisition continues to enhance our ability to have transformational relationships with clients in our industry”. Catalyst will add onshore delivery capabilities along with vertical specialization, as well as broaden Unosquare’s suite of digital services offered.
“Catalyst marks the second acquisition for Unosquare in the last twelve months. Throughout our partnership, Giancarlo and the entire team have repeatedly demonstrated an ability to further add the best talent and service capabilities to continue serving their more than 70 enterprise clients”, said Mario R. Masrieh, Principal at Trivest Partners.
Catalyst UX has a deep and experienced team of UX design professionals and a proven methodology, developed over 28 years. Unosquare plans to incorporate this proven methodology into their service offering. Paul Giurata, CEO of Catalyst agrees, saying “I am very excited about Catalyst being an Unosquare company. While we will continue to service our clients as usual, we’ll also be able to offer best in class digital engineering. At the same time, we’ll help grow Unosquare’s User Experience practice to enable the design and development of world-class digital products.”
About Unosquare, LLC (Unosquare):
Unosquare is a global digital engineering company providing full-cycle digital transformation services, both nearshore and onshore, from delivery centers in the U.S., Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia and the United Kingdom. Since 2009, Unosquare has partnered with leading companies in the healthcare and banking and financial services industries to deliver business-critical enterprise, mobile and cloud-based software development services.
Catalyst UX is a leading full-service user experience design and development firm with specific practice areas in Medical, Life Science, and FinTech. Our unified UX approach, refined in over 750 engagements, provides clients with strategic digital innovation, ongoing user validation, risk reduction, and accelerated time to market.
Trivest Partners, with offices in Miami, Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Toronto, is a private investment firm that focuses exclusively on the support and growth of founder-led and family-owned businesses in the U.S. and Canada, in both control and non-control transactions. Since its founding in 1981, Trivest has completed more than 400 investments, totaling approximately $7 billion in value. The firm has roughly $4 billion in assets under management, with a growing team of over 65 professionals. Trivest has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the top founder-friendly private equity firms in four consecutive years — every year since the list’s inception.