TH_NK Acquired by EPAM

ProVen Legacy has received the early repayment of £500,000 of debt funding from the digital transformation agency as part of its acquisition 

London, 20 December 2018: TH_NK, the leading digital transformation agency, has been acquired by EPAM Systems, Inc., a global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The acquisition will enable EPAM to expand its footprint in Europe and harness the talent and strategic insights of one of the UK’s leading digital transformation agencies. TH_NK has worked on digital campaigns with a host of influential clients from the public and private sectors including Asos, Vue, and the UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign.

As part of the deal, ProVen Legacy, a specialist debt provider to scaling businesses, has received early repayment of a £500,000 facility provided to TH_NK in October 2017 and January 2018, generating a return for ProVen Legacy’s shareholders of over 12 per cent.

Ranked as one of the Top 100 Digital Agencies in the UK, TH_NK works with customers through its unique collaboration approach, helping them strategise for the future and develop in-house capabilities that enable organizational change and growth. The agency delivers full-scale digital transformation across all aspects of the enterprise-level change that companies want and need; from organization and culture through customer experience and technology.

TH_NK was founded in 2004 by Tarek Nseir, a digital and creative entrepreneur and the Co-President of the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA). The business today has offices across the UK in London, Newcastle and Liverpool.

“ProVen Legacy seeks to back scaling businesses with a track-record of successful growth and exceptional leadership” commented Mark Taylor, Partner at Beringea LLP, the Lending Adviser to ProVen Legacy. “TH_NK’s acquisition is testament to its rise as one of the UK’s leading digital agencies, led by a visionary management team – it will now enter a new chapter of its journey and scale to become a global success story.”

Tarek Nseir, Founding Partner of TH_NK and Co-President of BIMA, said: “For the last 15 years, we have built an exceptional team that prides itself on delivering truly game-changing strategies in collaboration with our global clients. The next wave of technology change requires a breadth of data, emerging technology and scaled engineering capability that few can genuinely attain. This is a unique opportunity for us to not only think big but deliver big too. We can’t wait to get started.”