Hansen Corporation acquires energy market software firm Utilisoft Australia from Bglobal for A$3.5m, est .8*TTR

4th March 2013. Hansen Technologies (ASX: HSN) has announced the acquisition of Utilisoft Pty Ltd, the Australian energy market software solutions subsidiary of the UK-based Utiligroup Ltd, which is being divested by Bglobal plc, a UK smart grid solutions provider listed on the London’s AIM stock exchange (AIM: BGBL). The acquisition is for a cash […]

Experian acquires PMP’s analytics arm Pacific Micromarketing for A$6.2m

18th Jan 2013. Global information services company Experian (LON:EXPN) has announced the acquisition of Pacific Micromarketing, the analytics arm of Australian publisher PMP for $US6.5m (A$6.17m). Pacific Micromarketing is a leading consumer data and analytics business operating in Australia and New Zealand. Founded 15 years ago it employs 27 people with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, […]

Datatec / Logicalis Acquires Brisbane IT Service Provider Corpnet for A$3.3m

1 May 2012 – Datatec Limited (JSE/AIM: DTC), the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) group, has announced that its UK-based subsidiary Logicalis has agreed to acquire Corpnet, a Brisbane-based provider of IT solutions including data centre, cloud and managed services solutions, to the Queensland, Australia mid-sized and enterprise markets. Corpnet is the primary business […]

Automotive Software Firm Infomedia Acquires UK’s Different Aspect Software for £3.174m

2 September 2011. International automotive software developer, ASX-listed Infomedia (IFM) announced today that it has acquired 100% of the share capital of Different Aspect Software Ltd (DAS), of Cumbria, England. A UK based software developer specialises in the provision of IT application solutions to the automotive industry. The acquisition price was £3,174,000 and was fully […]

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 […]

Centrebet accepts A$183m takeover offer from UK’s Sportingbet, at 13.2 times forecast FY11 EBITDA

30th May, 2011. Centrebet International Limited (ASX:CIL) has announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with London-listed Sportingbet plc and Sbet Australia Pty Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sportingbet, under which it is proposed that Bidder will acquire all of the outstanding ordinary shares and performance rights in Centrebet under two separate […]

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 […]

Inventis Sells Technology Division for US$23m

11th Feb 2011. Diversified furniture and technology company Inventis Limited (ASX: IVT), has announced that an agreement has been reached with Aschmoun (UK) Limited and Serdonko Limited (an offshore private consortium) (collectively referred to as the “Buyer”) to acquire the Technology Division of Inventis, which incorporates Inventis Technology Pty Limited; and Opentec Solutions Pty Limited; […]

MOKO.Mobi Acquires UK Mobile Video Community Service Eyevibe

18th Jan 2011. MOKO.mobi Limited (ASX:MKB) has announced that it has reached agreement with UK firm Yospace Technologies Limited for the acquisition of the UK based “EyeVibe” mobile video community service. EyeVibe is one of the leading UK mobile video community services, represented on all the major UK carrier networks. Financial terms were not disclosed, […]

Vix Technology (ERG) Acquires UK Intelligent Transport Specialist ACIS

31st Aug 2010. Vix Technology has announced the acquisition of ACIS, a leading international provider of Intelligent Transportation Solutions (ITS) and Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) systems, headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Vix Technology through its subsidiary VIX ERG is a major global player in the passenger transit ticketing industry, […]

Bravura to Acquire Mutual Fund Technologies for £19m / 3.4 x EBITDA

10th May 2010.  Bravura Solutions Limited (ASX: BVA), a global supplier of transfer agency and wealth management software applications and professional services announced today a fully underwritten $23 million rights issue to assist in the funding of the acquisition of Mutual Fund Technologies Limited (MFT) from Fidelity International. MFT was established in 1999 and supports […]

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 […]

Techniche to Acquire UK firm Urgent Technology for £3+m

20th Jan 2010. ASX listed IT Services firm Techniche Limited (the company) has advised that it has signed a Heads of Agreement to acquire all the issued share capital in Urgent Technology Limited (UK). The assets of Urgent Technology which are being acquired include its business, intellectual property and net tangible assets. The Heads of […]

Computershare Acquires HBOS EESolutions From Lloyds for £40m

25th Oct 2009.  Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) has today agreed terms for the £40m acquisition of HBOS Employee Equity Solutions (HBOS EES) from Lloyds Banking Group with an expected completion date in December 2009, subject to regulatory approval. HBOS EES is a leading UK based employee share plans provider. HBOS EES employs 420 people across three […]

Bravura Acquires Citi Europe Division for US$21m

12th Nov 2008. ASX-listed Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura, BVA), a leading global supplier of wealth management applications and professional services, and Citi’s Global Transaction Services, have entered into an outsourcing agreement for the provision of transfer agency technology services to Citi’s Securities and Fund Services business in the European Region. Citi’s Global Transaction Services offers integrated […]

GBST To Acquire UK Software Firm Coexis for est £20m

10th Nov 2008. GBST Holdings Limited (ASX: GBT) today announced its planned acquisition of Coexis Limited, a leading UK-based provider of software technology and applications for the global securities industry. In principle agreement has been reached with completion expected November 30th. GBST will pay £12.5 million cash and 7,336,000 scrip up-front and a further deferred amount […]

Civica acquires Fujitsu ANZ's local authorities business

13th May 2008. Local government solutions vendor Civica Pty Limited (www.civica.com.au.) has acquired Fujitsu’s local authorities business in Australia and New Zealand. The acquisition includes Fujitsu’s existing local authorities customer base, intellectual property rights to Fujitsu’s local authority software applications, and all associated assets. Fujitsu’s local authorities customer service and support team bring a wealth of […]

SSP Acquires CSC’s INSURE Business

8th April 2008. SSP today announced it completed the acquisition of the Asia-Pacific INSURE/90 insurer systems business from CSC Computer Sciences on 28 March, only days after signing a binding agreement to acquire the Australian insurer systems specialist Koukia Pty Ltd. The Koukia Insure product is effectively a next generation, much improved and latest technology […]

Keycorp Sells Canadian Business and Acquires Stepnexus UK Interests

3rd April 2008. ASX listed payments company Keycorp has announced the sale for cash of its Canadian subsidiary Keycorp Canada Inc to Moneris Solutions for A$7.2m. At the same time, Keycorp has agreed to acquire the UK subsidiaries of Stepnexus Holdings for US$1m plus a relinquishing of its 10% shareholding in US company Stepnexus. The Canadian deal is […]

SSP (UK Software Company) Acquires Koukia (Insurance Solutions) From Wesfarmers

26th March 2008. SSP today announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the Australian insurance systems specialist Koukia Pty Ltd, from Wesfarmers Insurance Division. Already firmly established as the leading IT systems provider to the UK broking and insurance company markets, and one of the leading players internationally, the acquisition will […]

UK Defence Firm Qinetiq Acquires Ball Solutions and Novare Group

2nd January 2008. QinetiQ Group plc, an international defence and security technology company, announces today that it has signed agreements to purchase two Australian defence consulting businesses, Ball Solutions Group Pty Ltd and Novare Services Pty Ltd. These acquisitions are being acquired for a total cash consideration of A$20 million and are subject to regulatory […]

BlueFreeway Buys 4 Companies on 4 Continents

18 September 2007. BlueFreeway has announced plans to buy four more businesses in four continents, as the digital marketing services group continues its aggressive program of acquisitions. The latest string of deals sees BlueFreeway extending its presence in the US, UK, France, South America and Australia. BlueFreeway has made initial payments for all four businesses […]

IBA to Secure iSoft for £166m as CompuGroup Backs Out

30 Aug 2007. Troubled software firm iSoft looks likely to be sold to Australian company IBA, as CompuGroup withdraws from the battle. The long-running saga surrounding the future of medical software firm iSoft could be nearing its end, after a prospective buyer for the British-headquartered company refused to increase its bid. iSoft’s much-delayed clinical software, […]

IBA Secures 24.3% of iSoft and Ups its Bid to A$410m

August 2007. IBA Health has upped the ante in the fight for control of iSoft, increasing its offer to £166.3 million ($410.7 million) and moving to grab a 24.3 per cent stake in the British medical software maker. IBA’s Gary Cohen went back to former employer Allco Finance for new iSoft bid funds. The revised […]