Majesco, the global provider of core systems and services to 100 insurance carriers worldwide, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Agile Technologies (Agile), an insurance industry focused IT consulting firm with revenues of over $9m.

Majesco’s strengths in insurance technology, with a portfolio of market leading software products and services combined with Agile’s industry thought-leadership, consulting and client service capabilities will enable Majesco to accelerate its global customer support and growth plans.

The acquisition of Agile Technologies’ business is a significant step in the execution of Majesco’s aggressive growth strategy. The company has made and will continue to make significant investments in expanding and strengthening its global business while continuing to build its portfolio of products and services through ongoing R&D, talent development and acquisition of firms providing synergistic offerings like Agile Technologies.

The business acquisition is expected to close in January 2015.

Ketan Mehta, CEO and founder of Majesco said, "Majesco has been on an aggressive growth path adding new capabilities, growing our customer base and expanding into new geographies while keeping a laser sharp focus on meeting the technology needs of just one industry – insurance."

This acquisition strengthens Majesco’s offerings with Agile’s strong consulting practice, business process optimization capabilities and additional technology services including data architecture strategy & services.

Bill Freitag, founder of Agile Technologies as well as managing partner and CEO, added, "Since our founding in 1997, Agile Technologies has had an unwavering commitment to helping our client companies bridge the chasm between technology promises and real-world business value."