The Top 100 European Software vendors

Major M&A transactions



2014

  • Advent International acquired Unit4
  • Autodesk acquired Delcam
  • Automic acquired Orsyp
  • 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
  • KKR reduced ownership of Visma from 76% to 31.3%, HgCapital increased from 16% to 31.3%, and Cinven acquired 31.3%.
  • Lexmark acquired ReadSoft
  • Misys acquired Custom Credit Systems
  • Misys acquired IND Group
  • Northgate Information Solutions sold off its Public Services division to Cinven
  • Opera Software acquired AdColony
  • 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
  • Sopra Group acquired Steria
  • Wincor Nixdorf acquired Datec Retail Systems

2015

  • Apax acquired Exact
  • Asseco Group acquired Exictos SGPS
  • AVG Technologies acquired Norman Safeground
  • Bridgepoint acquired eFront
  • Cegedim sold off CRM solutions to IMS Health
  • Compugroup Medical acquired Medicitalia
  • Dassault Systèmes acquired Modelon
  • GAD merged with Fiducia and changed name to Fiducia & GAD
  • Gemalto acquired Safenet
  • Hexagon acquired Ecosys
  • Hexagon acquired Q-DAS
  • IFS acquired VisionWaves
  • InfoVista acquired Ipanema Technologies
  • Keysight Technologies acquired Anite
  • Lexmark acquired Kofax
  • Microfocus acquired Attachmate
  • Permira acquired TeamViewer from GFI Software
  • Qlik acquired Vizubi and NPrinting
  • Unit4 acquired Three Rivers Systems
  • Visma acquired e-conomic
  • Vista Partner acquired Advanced Computer Software
  • Wincor Nixdorf acquired services business from Brink
  • Wolters Kluwer acquired Effacts Legal Management Software
  • Wolters Kluwer acquired SureTax