The Top 100 European Software vendors

Major M&A transactions

M&A highlight


  • Adobe acquired Neolane
  • Advanced Computer Software Group acquired Computer Software Holdings
  • Constellation Software acquired Total Specific Solutions
  • IRIS Software acquired Kashflow
  • Kewill acquired Four Soft
  • Lefebvre Software acquired Cezanne Software
  • Lefebvre Software changed name to Talentia
  • OMERS Private Equity acquired Civica
  • Opentext acquired Cordys
  • R12 Kapital acquired Aditro from Nordic Capital Fund
  • Sage divested Act! And SalesLogix
  • SAP acquired Hybris
  • SAP acquired KXEN
  • Sopra acquired HR Access
  • Symphony acquired Aldata Solution and merged it with EYC


  • Autodesk acquired Delcam
  • Advent International acquired Unit4
  • COR&FJA changed name to msg life AG
  • Dassault Systemes acquired Accelrys
  • Dassault Systemes acquired Quintiq
  • Dassault Systemes acquired SimPack
  • Hexagon acquired Devex
  • Hexagon acquired iLab Sistemas
  • Hexagon acquired Mintec
  • Hexagon acquired North West Geomatics
  • Hexagon acquired Vero Software
  • Misys acquired Custom Credit Systems
  • Misys acquired IND Group
  • Lexmark acquired ReadSoft
  • Sage acquired PayChoice
  • SAP acquired Concur
  • SAP acquired Fieldglass
  • SAP acquired SeeWhy
  • Schneider Electric acquired Invensys
  • Software AG acquired JackBe
  • Software AG sells off IDS Scheer Consulting to The Scheer Group
  • Sopra Group acquired the COR&FJA Banking Solutions
  • Wincor Nixdorf acquired Datec Retail Systems