FinancialForce.com brings together the strengths of two highly respected and successful business IT solutions providers along with private equity from one of the largest, most experienced global equity firms:
UNIT4 is a global cloud-focused business software company aimed at helping dynamic public sector and commercial services organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively. The Group incorporates a number of the world’s leading change embracing software brands including Agresso, our flagship ERP suite for mid-sized and large services intensive organizations; Coda, our best-of-class financial management software; and FinancialForce.com, the cloud applications company formed with investment from salesforce.com.
UNIT4 is headquartered in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and has over 4,000 employees. With operations in 26 countries worldwide, revenue of $646 million was realized in 2013.
San Francisco-based salesforce.com is the undisputed leader in cloud computing. The company has over 100,000 customers and revenues of $3.1 billion (FY2013). Salesforce has the fastest growing customer base of any Customer Relationship Management system in the world and the leading cloud platform Force.com, which runs over 3,000,000 applications for businesses of all sizes. The company is listed on the NYSE (CRM). For more information, go to www.salesforce.com.
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global investors dedicated solely to private equity. The firm focuses on growth and traditional buyout and strategic repositioning transactions across five core sectors, including business and financial services; healthcare; industrial; retail, consumer and leisure; and technology, media and telecoms. After 30 years dedicated to international investing, Advent remains committed to partnering with management teams to deliver sustained revenue and earnings growth for portfolio companies.
Since inception, the firm has invested in more than 290 buyout transactions in 39 countries and today has over EUR 20 billion in assets under management. For more information visit www.adventinternational.com.