Apax Partners recently acquired Activant Solutions and Epicor Software Corp. with the intention of combing both technology companies into one global provider.
Apax Partnersrecently acquiredActivant
SolutionsandEpicor Software Corp.with the intention
of combing both technology companies into one global provider. The new company,
which will be called Epicor Software Corporation, will provide enterprise
applications focused on the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services
only will customers and prospects benefit from a history of visionary
innovation in business software and deep vertical industry expertise, but they
will also benefit from the combined company’s increased scale and expanded
service offerings,” saidJason Wright, a partner at Apax
Epicor's proficiency in the manufacturing and services
sectors perfectly complements Activant’s market leadership in distribution,
which opens up their ability to leverage highly complementary product lines in enterprise
resource planning (ERP systems) and business software solutions. Benefits of
the partnership also include a broader channel partner program and an expanded
management structure will be announced in the coming weeks.