Datatec has acquired BDA Connect, a small management consultancy business with 15 employees based in New Delhi.

The acquisition provides Datatec's management consultancy subsidiary, Analysys Mason, with a platform to develop its consulting business in India and to support its existing operations in Singapore and Dubai.
In addition, BDA India's research capabilities will enable Analysys Mason to deliver global research coverage to its clients.
Jens Montanana, chief executive of Datatec, comments: This is an important acquisition for Analysys Mason, both as a springboard into the Indian market and as a means of enhancing the scope of its global research offering.  It also reflects our strategic intent to develop all of our businesses in emerging markets"