Capita has acquired rival TMC NYS Corporate.

The group said the acquisition of York-based NYS will further strengthen its service offering across events, meetings and travel.

“Bringing a specialist focus in meetings and events, innovative meetings technology and a wealth of experience, NYS Corporate will support Capita Travel and Events combining leading edge technology with their renowned personalised, high quality service to a broad range of customers,” NYS said in a statement.

James Parkhouse, chief executive officer of Capita’s travel and events business said: “The acquisition of NYS Corporate will add significant value to our customers and partners, further enabling us to help make their business events, meetings and travel smarter though the application of quantitative and qualitative insight.

“NYS Corporate has built a great reputation for innovative technology, aligned to a strong service ethos and deep knowledge in the meetings industry. Our combined expertise enhances our existing capabilities and positions us strongly in the UK’s events, meetings and business travel sector.”

Capita (6) and NYS Corporate (30) were both included in BBT’s 2017 Top 50 TMCs list. 

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