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