Canada’s Constellation Software Division Jonas Software acquires Melbourne Radiology Software Firm Kestral Computing

4th April 2012. Serial software acquirer, Canada’s Constellation Software Inc (TSX: CSU) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gary Jonas Computing Ltd, has completed the acquisition of Kestral Computing, a leading provider of software to the Radiology and Laboratory information systems industry in Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia. With over 40 employees, Kestral […]

CSC Finalises $480m iSOFT Acquisition

1st August 2011. CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it has closed the acquisition of iSOFT Group Limited (ASX: ISF), one of the world’s largest providers of advanced healthcare IT solutions. The offer to iSOFT shareholders announced in April 2011, was at A$0.17 per share in cash. The deal implies an enterprise value of about $480m. […]

UK’s Allocate Software Acquires ehealth firm RosterOn for A$3m, 5*EBITDA

5th July 2011. Allocate Software plc (AIM:ALL) has announced that it has acquired RosterOn Pty Ltd (“RosterOn”), an Australian based provider of workforce management software with a focus on the Australian healthcare market, for A$3.0 million (£2.0 million) (the “Acquisition”). This gives Allocate a much stronger local presence and is in line with its ambitious […]

CSC Enters into Agreement to Acquire iSOFT

4th April 2011. Multinational computer services firm CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of iSOFT Group Limited (ASX: ISF), one of the world’s largest providers of advanced healthcare IT solutions, by way of a court-approved scheme of arrangement. The offer to iSOFT shareholders is […]

iSoft sells iBS business unit for $A37.4m, 4*2010 EBITDA, and Reduces Bridging Facility

14th Dec 2010. iSOFT Group Limited (ASX: ISF) today announced it has sold its UK-based iSOFT Business Solutions (iBS) business unit to UK services firm Capita Group plc (Capita). The financial management solutions business was classified non-core as part of iSOFT’s ongoing strategic review. Together with the proceeds from another smaller asset sale, Monet, a […]

iSoft Acquires Belgian UltraGenda for A$16m

22 Feb 2010. iSOFT Group Limited (ASX: ISF) Australia’s largest listed health information technology company today announced it acquired Belgium-based health IT company UltraGenda BV for as much as $16 million (€10.7 million) as part of the company’s strategy of boosting its portfolio of innovative solutions and driving additional sales through bolt-on acquisitions. UltraGenda generated […]

CDC Software Acquires Leading Aged-Care Software firm PeoplePoint

25th Jan 2010. SHANGHAI, ATLANTA, SYDNEY, — 25 January, 2010 — CDC Software Corporation (NASDAQ: CDCS), a global provider of enterprise software applications and services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of PeoplePoint Software Pty Ltd, a leading Australian-based provider of software solutions and services for the Aged Care Residential, Clinical and Community […]

Adelaide health technology firm PSI sold to iSOFT for A$5m

9th Dec 2009. iSOFT Group has announced the acquisition of Patient Safety International Pty Ltd. (PSI) in a deal worth up to A$5 million as part of the company’ strategy of boosting its portfolio of innovative solutions through bolt-on acquisitions. iSOFT paid an initial consideration of $1.07 million. The remainder may be paid out as […]

InterSystems acquires TrakHealth

21st May 2007.  InterSystems Corporation of Cambridge, Mass, today announced it has acquired Australia-based TrakHealth. An application partner of InterSystems since 1991, TrakHealth develops and markets TrakCare, an enterprise-level web-based health information system deployed in 25 countries. TrakHealth will operate as an independent subsidiary of InterSystems, with its own sales force. InterSystems is a leading […]

iSOFT Approves IBA Health A$333m Takeover

16th May 2007. AUSTRALIA’S largest listed eHealth company, IBA Health, and UK-based iSOFT Group have agreed to a $368.5 million merger, which if successful would create one of the world’s largest healthcare IT providers. IBA Health today announced that iSOFT’s board had recommended the IBA offer, which would entitle iSOFT shareholders to 1.1 new IBA […]

Primary Health Care Beats IBA to HCN with $111m bid

December 11, 2004. Primary Health Care has trumped IBA Health’s bid for health-care software business Health Communications Network (HCN) with a last-minute counter-bid. On Thursday night UBS Warburg, on behalf of Primary, bought 8.7 million shares, or 13.6 per cent, of Health Communications for $1.75 a share, outdoing IBA Health’s hostile bid of $1.72 a […]