Process Management International Ltd Acquires Capella Associates Ltd, Strengthening Their Position as a Leading Performance Improvement Specialist

Process Management International Ltd (PMI), a Performance Improvement consultancy and training firm, has announced the acquisition of Capella Associates Ltd, a Improvement Apprenticeship delivery specialist, from its founder, Kate Smith. The deal was finalised today (30th November 2023) and reinforces PMI’s position as a leading Performance Improvement specialist.

Kate Smith has now taken up a position on the board of PMI and is now a Managing Partner with responsibility for Apprenticeships. Rich Seddon, CEO of PMI, stated: “We are delighted to welcome Capella to the PMI family and thank Kate and the team for coming on this journey with us. This deal has been in the works for 10 months to ensure the compatibility of our businesses and we are pleased with the progress that has been made. We are especially excited for what this means for our customers; now they will have access to the full resources and capabilities of both companies. PMI clients can access Improvement Apprenticeships, and Capella learners will benefit from PMI’s learning portfolio. We have an incredible team and service offering, and we can’t wait to share it with our clients.”

Kate Smith commented: “We are very excited to join forces with PMI and the opportunities this brings. Our teams are in a great position to provide outstanding performance improvement for our clients. I would like to thank the Capella team, our clients and PMI for providing a new home for Capella.”

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