Legal and professional services group Ampa has acquired global cybersecurity company CSS Assure for an undisclosed amount.
CSS Assure is expected to add over £ 7million to group revenue over next three years
It is the first non-legal service provider to join since Ampa launched its “brand house strategy”. This will allow CSS Assure to continue to market under its existing brand across the UK and internationally.
Ampa, headquartered in Glasgow, has confirmed that current CSS Assure staff remain with the company, with no layoffs planned, and have recruitment and growth plans in place.
CSS Assure officially started trading within the Ampa Group from October 2021 – with teams working remotely across the UK and using the group’s office hubs for customer development.
It supports businesses and consumers, with a range of services including cybersecurity, data protection, financial crime resilience and background checks, as well as helping clients optimize and market their data resources, from self-service to delivering fully managed data and cybersecurity. , for life and for business.
Cybersecurity consulting firm co-founders Mike Wills and Charlotte Riley will join the Ampa group.
Co-Founder and Director of Strategy and Policy at CSS Assure, Mike Wills is a retired British Army Infantry Major with over 20 years of experience in technical insurance and insurance roles. information as well as advice for large advocacy organizations.
Also of military origin, co-founder and Director of Information Security at CSS Assure, Charlotte has worked for NATO, the United States Department of Defense and several Fortune 200 companies.
Sarah Walker-Smith, Managing Director of Ampa, said: “Cyber security is a growing industry, with hacking, attacks and data breaches causing significant problems for businesses at every stage of their lifecycle as well. than to individuals and their families. CSS Assure will support our legal experts with technical knowledge to protect our clients and unlock their potential.
Mike Wills, Co-Founder of CSS Assure, said: “Our services complement Ampa, and our impressive shared customer base and exciting innovation roadmap is a powerful catalyst for growth. We also envision expansion from day one with a number of job opportunities for Technical Specialists – we look forward to hearing from cybersecurity and data experts who would like to join our growing brand.
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