MYOB acquires bank transaction business BankLink for NZ$136m (A$114m)

14th May 2013. MYOB Holdings Pty Limited (“MYOB”), today announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to purchase bank transaction data firm BankLink from Media Transfer Services Limited (MTS). BankLink automates and streamlines the accounting process for over 4,500 accounting practices and 320,000 small business clients across New Zealand, Australia, and the […]

Telecom NZ acquires NZ cloud data centre and infrastructure services firm Revera for NZ$96.5m, est 6.43*2013 EBITDA

29th Apr 2013. Telecom Corp of New Zealand (NZE:TEL, “Telecom”) has announced it has signed a conditional agreement to acquire 100% of the ordinary shares of privately-owned New Zealand IT infrastructure and data centre company Revera Limited for NZ$96.5m, including debt. For the year ended 31 March 2013 Revera earned total revenues of approximately NZ$50m […]

Datasquirt Relists on the NSX as Enprise Group in A$1.74m IPO

1st Feb 2013. Former ASX-listed New Zealand company Datasquirt has relisted on Australia’s “second board”, the NSX, in a $1.74m IPO, named Enprise Group (NSX:ENS). This follows: the sale of Datasquirts business interests to American call centre provider LiveOps in Novermber 2011 for A$12.5m A distribution to Datasquirts shareholders of A$10m The delisting of Datasquirt from […]

Canada’s Enghouse Acquires Kiwi Unified Comms Firm Zeacom for US$30.6m, 1*TTR

31 May 2012. Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ESL) announced today that it has acquired Zeacom Group Limited for a purchase price of US$30.6m, subject to price adjustments. Zeacom’s annual revenues for fiscal 2012 were approximately US$29 million, indicating a price of approvimately 1 times 12 months trailing revenue (TTR). The acquisition provides a liquidity event for […]

NZ’s Datasquirt Sells Its Call Center Software Business For US$12.5 million to LiveOps Inc

21st Nov, 2011. New Zealand-based Datasquirt Limited (ASX:DSQ) is pleased to announce the conditional sale of its complete business to LiveOps, Inc., a leading US call centre applications provider, for US$12.5 Million, a 37% premium over Datasquirt’s current market capitalization. Datasquirt has entered into an asset purchase agreement to sell substantially all of the assets […]

SAP to Acquire NZ 3-D Software Firm Right Hemisphere

9th Sept 2011. Enterprise software firm SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has announced it will acquire Right Hemisphere, a leading provider of visual enterprise solutions based in San Ramon, California, and Auckland, New Zealand. The purchase price has not been disclosed. Founded in 1997 by kiwi Mark Thomas, Right Hemisphere is a privately held corporation based […]

Datacom Purchases Perth Data Centre for A$10m

24th May 2010. Privately held IT and professional Services firm, Datacom, has completed the purchase of the new Perth-based data centre from in Belmont, Western Australia. One of Australia & New Zealand’s largest services firms, Datacom’s acquisition, worth in excess of $10 million, represents significant investment for the organisation and follows a $40 million investment […]

Markinson Acquires NZ’s Zeron

13th May 2010. Privately held Brisbane firm Markinson, a specialist business software provider to small and mid sized businesses (SMBs) stepped up its regional expansion plans, announcing today its acquisition of New Zealand IT services provider, Zeron. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, is Markinson’s 3rd acquisition (after Acure in March 2010 and Adexio in […]

CSG Acquires NZ's Onesource Group for A$104m

10th Dec 2009. CSG Limited (“CSG”) announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 90% interest in New Zealand’s market leading print services business Konica Minolta Business Solutions New Zealand Limited (“KMBS”) for NZ$107 million (A$84 million) and 100% of Leasing Solutions Limited (“LSL”) a provider of document management and print solutions, for […]

NZ’s Datasquirt launches $A10 million IPO on ASX

25th July 2007. Auckland-based contact centre software company Datasquirt Limited has launched a public offering on the ASX, under-written by Bell Potter Securities Limited, to raise a minimum of $A10 million at $0.90 per share. The offer was opened to Australian and New Zealand investors on July 16. The offer closes on August 16, 2007. […]