International Business Machines Corp. said it intends to acquire Vivant Digital Business, an Australia-based boutique digital and innovation agency.
The acquisition is aimed at boosting IBM iX's design expertise, using Vivant talent to enhance clients' digital transformations.
Anthony Farah, the founder and CEO of Vivant will assume the role of Digital Strategy & iX leader for IBM Australia and New Zealand.
The deal is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017. Financial details were not disclosed.