Woolf Partners acquires Akari Solutions Group

Woolf Partners has acquired UK-based Microsoft solution partner Akari Solutions Group and will invest significantly to expand the business’s capability, capacity and scale. 

Future plans include the opening of a new office in London near Microsoft to enable a closer working relationship.

Akari specialises in tailored solutions using the Microsoft technology stack and apps that sit on top of Microsoft Teams and the Power Platform.

Andrea Bright (pictured), formerly COO of QUANTIQ, will become CEO of Akari, with founder Margaret Totten remaining on the Board as CMO. Derek Walton joins as CFO, with Woolf Partners Mike Lazenby and Peter Martin becoming non-executive board members. 

Totten said: “Woolf brings capital and a wealth of experience to help drive and grow Akari to greater heights. We continue to be committed to Microsoft technologies and expect to expand within Power Platform, Teams, Modern Workplace, Data & Analytics and Security.” 

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