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Growth Strategy


Growth Strategy

Enghouse Interactive is a subsidiary of Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canadian based, publicly traded company (TSX:ENGH).

Acquisitions form a key principle of Enghouse’s overall growth and diversification strategy. Enghouse focuses on acquiring software and services firms with applications solutions and existing customer bases but will consider technology-only acquisitions.

Enghouse seeks companies that develop and sell customer-focused software solutions that are complementary or offer opportunities to enter new vertical markets in fragmented industries.

Importantly, acquired companies become an integral part of the Enghouse family with continued support for acquired products and customers.

Enghouse Acquisitions

Enghouse prefers to assume 100% ownership of the business, although it will consider a majority equity stake. Pure technology plays or start-ups are usually not considered unless they complement an existing business or product line.

Acquisitions Profile

  • Software companies (public, private or divestitures) with revenue greater than $5 million
  • Desired geographies include the Americas, the UK, Europe, Nordics, and APAC
  • Preferably with a strong recurring revenue stream (maintenance, hosted or subscription-based revenue)
  • Profitable or unprofitable
  • Flexible in terms of management/entrepreneurs staying with the business to help grow the business globally or moving on to other endeavours

Software companies involved in these sectors:

  • Contact Center/Unified Communications/Video Collaboration/Conferencing
  • Transportation/Fleet Management/Supply Chain/Public Safety/Automated Fare Collection
  • Telecom Service Providers Software (OSS, BSS, VAS, IPTV)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software-based products
  • New Sectors: target software companies with revenue over $10 million, in fragmented industries ripe for consolidation

Enghouse is a cash buyer with significant cash on hand to finance its acquisition strategy. Our deal structure and process are straightforward and transparent resulting in a fast closing. And a history of closing almost all deals once there is an agreed-upon letter of intent between the parties.

For more information please contact Enghouse Systems Limited

Telephone: +1-905-946-3200

Fax: +1-905-946-3201