Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,675 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

ACT Group

From Graces Guide

of Edgbaston, Birmingham

1990 Apricot Computers sold its hardware business to Mitsubishi Electric; the company would concentrate on software and services and changed its name to ACT Group[1]

1991 Acquired Quotient, supplier of computer services to the financial industry, previously known as CCF[2]

1993 Acquired BIS, supplier of software to banks[3]

1995 Misys acquired ACT[4]

1995 Siemens acquired Cablestream, the former network services arm of ACT[5]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 12, 1990
  2. The Times May 16, 1991
  3. The Times June 23, 1993
  4. The Times Feb. 14, 1995
  5. The Times May 15, 1995