EPAM Systems’s Acquisition Of Ricston Ltd


Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP advised EPAM Systems, Inc. on the deal.

EPAM Systems, Inc.— a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services — announced its acquisition of Ricston Ltd., expanding EPAM’s global Application Programming Interface (API) practice and salesforce capabilities.

Ricston, which has offices in the U.K., Malta and Spain, provides a variety of services across the full cycle of digital transformation, including legacy modernization, software integration, Open API and Centre for Enablement (C4E). They also provide training and operations for the Anypoint Platform™ as well as a dedicated team that builds connectors.

EPAM’s newly expanded capabilities in API and microservices will provide customers a proven approach to API strategy and delivery, expanding Mulesoft expertise and enriching EPAM’s service offerings around the entire salesforce ecosystem.

The Faegre Drinker deal team was led by corporate partner Melanie Wadsworth (Picture) and associate Anam Hai, and included attorneys Scarlett Diamond, Charlotte Marshall, Alex Denny, Hodon Anastasi and Philip Novak. A team from GVZH Advocates, led by Kurt Hyzler and Katia Cachia, advised EPAM on the Malta law aspects of the transaction.

Involved fees earner: Hodon Anastasi – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Alex Denny – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Scarlett Diamond – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Anam Hai – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Charlotte Marshall – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Philip Novak – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Melanie Wadsworth – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;

Law Firms: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;

Clients: EPAM Systems, Inc.;