E2open Acquires Zyme: A Bridge Too Far?

E2open Acquires Zyme: A Bridge Too Far?

8 november 2017By itsubwaymapNews

This week, E2open announced a definitive agreement to acquire Zyme. For readers of this blog that do not know Zyme, the company focuses on the management of channel data in the high-tech industry. The company is a CRM solution. The Zyme solution improves revenue management, warranty, and rebate processes. This source of channel data is … Read More

E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

13 februari 2017By itsubwaymapNews

This morning E2open announced the acquisition of Steelwedge for an undisclosed sum of money. Founded in 2000, Steelwedge was an innovator in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and was an early provider of cloud solutions for supply chain. I estimate that the company had annual sales of 30M$. Clients include Canon, Pfizer, HP Inc, Jaguar Land … Read More

E2open Buys Terra Technology

E2open Buys Terra Technology

8 maart 2016By itsubwaymapNews

As an analyst in the supply chain market for 15 years, I have written many articles on best-of-breed technology companies purchased by a larger company. Today I am writing my take on the acquisition of Terra Technology by E2open. In the market announcement yesterday the terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. I have followed both of … Read More

LLamasoft Buys Barloworld Supply Chain Software

LLamasoft Buys Barloworld Supply Chain Software

3 november 2015By itsubwaymapNews

Today LLamasoft announced the acquisition of the Barloworld CAST and Optimiza assets for an undisclosed sum of money. This announcement closely follows the September 29th press release about $50 million Series B financing with affiliates of Goldman Sachs & Co.  This is LLamasoft’s second acquisition within a year. (LLamasoft acquired the LogicTools assets from IBM in the … Read More

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

16 augustus 2015By itsubwaymapNews

As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences. In these sessions the technology providers share their rationale for the investment and invite questions. Thursday morning it was the acquisition of GT Nexus by Infor. The transaction closes in 45 days. Infor, a market consolidator of enterprise software, currently has revenues of  $2.8 … Read More

Research testbericht 2

Research testbericht 2

20 juli 2014By itsubwaymapResearch

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Research Testbericht

Research Testbericht

20 juli 2014By itsubwaymapResearch

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