ACL Africa acquired by SurTech

Published | Friday, June 1st, 2018

In response to a wide range of changes within the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) industry, SurTech Solutions has acquired ACL Africa, a business previously operated by CQS.

With more than 50% Black Female Ownership, SurTech is demonstrating it’s ongoing commitment towards transformed economic development and empowerment whilst delivering tangible value to customers.

“We are delighted to welcome SurTech Solutions as our sole distribution partner in Africa, an extremely important continent for the ACL family. We will continue to work with the team at SurTech to assist the hundreds of customers to maximise the value they derive from our software” – Laurie Schultz – CEO of ACL


The business has been acquired without any changes to staffing or management; the SurTech office is located in Rosebank.

“We have chosen to back the ACL vision of disruption through innovation, by purchasing the business and it’s highly credible footprint throughout Africa. The existing management and staff are committed to success by delivering value through an unrivalled expertise in Governance, Risk, Audit and Compliance.” – Philip Tillman – MD of SurTech


For over 30 years, ACL has been delivering best-in-class risk management, compliance, and audit software to some of the biggest and most well-known private and public organizations. We empower organizations to achieve great things and change the world in the process.


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