Sirma Group Holding Acquires Sciant Unlocking the Potential for Synergy and Growth

16 November 2021 - Sirma Group Holding, one of the largest software groups in Bulgaria, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the majority stake in Sciant, a fast-growing, vertically-focused IT solutions provider based in Sofia. Sciant will officially become part of Sirma Group Holding, maintaining its mission, focus, and management team, while enjoying the support of the larger group.

Today, the Sirma Group family has grown with another member – Sciant. Our export focus, target markets and products and services portfolio are a perfect match. Jointly we become stronger and more competitive,” said Tsvеtan Alexiev, CEO of Sirma Group Holding.

The acquisition is in alignment with the Growth and Development Strategy of Sirma Group Holding and is expected result to facilitate the Group’s entry into new vertical markets and geographies, while Sciant would benefit from accelerated growth and investment into high customer demand business lines, such as managed services and bespoke SaaS.

While Sciant will operate as an independent subsidiary, joining Sirma Group Holding enhances our capability to support our customers and deliver quality solutions by gaining access to additional resources, including additional financing and a larger talent pool,” said Angel Mitev, joint-CEO, Sciant.

Sciant and Sirma Group Holding teams share the same culture of quality, proficiency, ownership and transparency. This was a key factor in our decision to join the group of Sirma,” added Evlogi Georgiev, joint-CEO, Sciant.

About Sirma Group Holding

Sirma Group Holding JSC, established in 1992, is one of the largest software groups in Bulgaria, a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence technologies. Sirma has a B2B focus and specializes in custom software development, IT and business consulting and professional software services in several areas - banking and insurance, market intelligence, healthcare, packaging and measurement.

The companies in the group create world-renowned software products based on semantic technologies, industrial software, applications in the field of telemedicine, cybersecurity and cloud solutions, e-government platform, e-administrative services and more. The group employs over 400 experienced software professionals who have implemented hundreds of successful projects on five continents.

About Sciant

Sciant is an IT solutions development partner serving specific industry sectors, including Travel and Hospitality, Logistics and Transport, Finance and Banking, working with both large enterprises and fast-growth startups worldwide.

Sciant develops technical solutions including big data and business intelligence, machine learning, and forms robust and compliant integrations and interfaces for new digital platforms and legacy systems.

Established in 2016, Sciant is headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, with offices in Plovdiv and Yambol, Bulgaria, as well as Tirana, Albania and Olomouc, Czech Republic. For more information, visit

Contact details

Sirma Group Holding: Stanislav Tanushev, Director, Investor Relations, 135 Tzarigradsko Shosse, Floor 3, Sofia 1784;

Sciant: Stephen Burke, Chief Commercial Officer, 28 Rijna 11, Olomouc, Czech Republic 779 00;, tel. +420 776 491 795

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