As BT focuses on its core infrastructure, it has begun selling off business units it regards as peripheral. One such unit is BT Fleet Solutions, sold to Aurelius Equity Opportunities for an undisclosed sum. Established in 2002 and based in Solihull, the unit manages 80,000 vehicles for 26 business customers (including Openreach, the AA, EDF and the National Grid), and reported revenues of £209.5 million in 2017-18. The company will be rebranded in the next 12 months.

UK press reports indicate that BT is also looking for a buyer for Tikit, a software provider in the legal sector.

Posted by Teresa Cottam

Teresa is the Chief Analyst at Omnisperience and has over 25 years' experience in the telecoms and technology markets. She is an expert on SME and enterprise telecoms, and has considerable vertical market expertise. Her research focus lies in helping B2B telecoms firms become more commercially successful by better understanding and meeting their customers' needs. She is a judge of the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GloMo's) for customer experience and enterprise innovation, and for the UK Cloud awards. You can follow her on Twitter @teresacottam

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