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Selectica Selects Iasta (Announces Plan to Acquire)

Last week, Selectica (ticker: SLTC), a solution provider best known in our industry for its Contract Lifecycle Management solutions announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Iasta, a provider of cloud-based strategic sourcing solutions for $7 million in cash plus 1 million shares (which was valued at $6.2 million at market close on the day the deal...

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Contingent Workforce Management – Technology Update (Q1 & Q2)

In today’s article, we’ll highlight noteworthy news across the technology provider marketplace, including acquisitions, mergers, awards and other interesting updates. Leading the news slate is SAP’s acquisition of Fieldglass, one of the market’s largest providers of Vendor Management System (VMS) technology. Back in late March, SAP announced its plans to acquire the VMS giant and...

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Basware Strikes Again with Certipost Acquisition

2012 continues to be a big year for Basware in this quickly consolidating eInvoicing market. On Oct 5th, Basware signed an agreement to acquire the eInvoicing and network business of Certipost for €18.2MM. Certipost based in Aalst, Belgium is a subsidiary of bpost (the Belgian Post Group) and is a leading eInvoicing provider in the...

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On a Quest: SciQuest Buys Spend Radar – Instant Analysis

In its quest to offer a comprehensive supply management suite AND shift its market focus into the private sector, SciQuest (Ticker: SQI), a provider of cloud-based supply management solutions completed the acquisition of Spend Radar LLC, a provider of a spend analysis solution, last week (October 3). According to its public filing, “SciQuest is paying...

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Instant Analysis: SciQuest Sees “Upside” in Contract Lifecycle Management (Part 2)

Yesterday, in Part One of this story, we provided some background and then outlined the news from SciQuest (Ticker: SQI) that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Contract Lifecycle Management provider, Upside Software Inc. (“Upside”), for $22 million. Today, we continue with an “instant analysis” of the deal. Instant Analysis The Upside acquisition...

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Instant Analysis: SciQuest Sees “Upside” in Contract Lifecycle Management (Part 1)

On Tuesday, after the market closed, SciQuest  (ticker: SQI), a provider of cloud-based supply management solutions, announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Upside Software Inc. (“Upside”), a provider of Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software in what it describes as an “asset purchase” for approximately $22 million in cash. The deal is...

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Acquisition in the Clouds: SAP to Buy Ariba for $4.3 Billion

On May 21, 2012, SAP AG, one of the world’s largest business enterprise software providers announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Ariba, a leader in cloud-based spend management solutions and owner of the largest global B2B trading network, in a deal valued at $4.3 Billion. The acquisition will allow SAP to...

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Basware Expands Its Open Network with German Acquisition

THE NEWS: On January 17, 2012, Basware kicked off the New Year by announcing that it had acquired First Businesspost GmbH (“1stbp”)for €12.2 million, which includes assumption of the company’s debt (€ 3.2 million). Before we get into an analysis of the deal, here are some key figures for 1stbp in the year ended 2011:...

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