Tags: Acquisition

Selling your business; Top 5 considerations

Often the biggest decision that a business owner has to make is deciding on whether to sell their business. There are many factors an entrepreneur will consider when deciding whether to sell their business, this article examines five of the key considerations: 1.      Share or Asset Sale Generally, a share sale favours the seller as…

SumTotal adds Gamification

SumTotal has announced a new version of its SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite. It has extended the capability in three areas. The Talent acquisition and recruiting suite is redesigned. There is extended support for xAPI, the experience API that is an elearning software specification to integrate elearning platforms. SumTotal has also extended the use of gamification…

NGA HR has its own Brexit

NGA Human Resources (“NGA HR”) has announced that it is to sell its UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions (“NGA UK”) to Bain Capital Equity. There are also some significant changes in the leadership with Adel Al-Saleh, CEO leaving to take up a new role. Andy Monshaw, President NGA HR Enterprise will be taking up…

Deltek bids for Onvia as acquisitions continue

Deltek has announced its intent to acquire Onvia (NASDAQ:ONVI). Supported by its immediate parent company Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings, Corp. the acquisition is aimed at strengthening Deltek’s GovWin IQ solution. The acquisition is likely to cost around $70 million with the price offered at $9 a share. Once integrated, the Deltek offering will place give…

Deltek strengthens media with Workbook Software

See correction below Deltek recently announced that it had purchased Workbook Software. The acquisition boosts Deltek’s presence in the creative market. This is a significant acquisition by Deltek and its first since it was acquired by Roper Technologies. The terms of the agreement were no disclosed. Workbook is a significant player in the media industry. It…

Business Leader interview Rob Reid, CEO Intacct

Rob Reid was the CEO of Intacct before its acquisition by Sage.  Now MD and EVP at Sage Intacct he is looking forward to the future.  Reid has more than 30 years experience in the software industry. He has held several CEO positions and was a Gold winner in the prestigious CEO World Awards in 2014.…

Salesforce soars

Salesforce beat expectations in its Q2 results announcements and projected it would smash through the £10 billion run rate. The guidance for the full year rose by $100 million to $10.35Bn – $10.40Bn. Marc Benioff was jubilant that he had won the race to $10Bn. He commented: “Salesforce is the first enterprise cloud software company…

APAX Partners buy back into ERP

Apax Partners has bought ECi Software solutions. This sees a return by the private equity company to the ERP space. They sold Epicor in July 2016 to KKR. In a second announcement Exact has announced that they have also sold their US ERP businesses Macola, JobBOSS and the MAX to APAX Partners. They will combine…