Monitise announces that it has acquired Grapple Mobile Ltd, a mobile innovation and design agency delivering smartphone and tablet solutions for leading European brands including Whitbread, Procter & Gamble, Sky and B&Q.
Grapple will form part of Monitise Create, a division focused on designing and developing world-class digital strategies and user experiences.
The acquisition of Grapple complements Monitise’s globally-recognised capabilities in creating, deploying and running intuitive, cutting-edge, and bank-grade mobile solutions for and with some of the world’s leading financial institutions, payment companies, network operators and technology businesses such as Visa, Telefónica, IBM, RBS, Lloyds, Cognizant and CGI.
Lee Cameron, Monitise Group Chief Commercial Officer said: “The Grapple acquisition marks another important milestone for the growth of our global group and further cements our leading position as a trusted enabler at the centre of the Mobile Money ecosystem.
I would like to congratulate the multi award-winning Grapple team for the great progress they have made in the mobile innovation space. As a young team, they have built a well-deserved reputation as the go-to company for cutting-edge mobile design and strategy services for some of the world’s leading brands across not only financial services but also in retail, leisure and media.”
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