DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/27/13 -- Swiftpage, a leading provider of integrated marketing and CRM solutions for individuals, small businesses and mobile sales teams, was awarded the Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year in the $10MM to $50MM category by The M&A Advisor for their acquisition of Act! and Saleslogix assets from Sage Group PLC. For a complete list of investment partners involved in the acquisition, CLICK HERE.
The M&A Advisor is regarded as the preeminent organization recognizing excellence, honoring achievement, presenting thought leadership and facilitating connections among the world's leading deal-making professionals.
In a press release issued last week, Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor said, "The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2013 and earned these honors by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists. From lower middle market to multi-billion dollar deals, we are recognizing the leading transactions, firms and individuals that represent the highest levels of performance."
Swiftpage was among 7 other finalists in its category whose accomplishments set the bar for M&A transactions.
"Receiving this award honors the tireless efforts and incredible contributions of hundreds of people across the Swiftpage Nation who collectively made this acquisition a success," said H. John Oechsle, president and CEO of Swiftpage. "On behalf of St. Charles Capital, Accel-KKR, and the rest of our partners, I'd like to thank The M&A Advisor for this tremendous recognition. We are one team, on one journey, and this award truly is for all of us."
"We are honored by this award. Receiving this recognition from one of the most respected organizations in our industry is incredible validation of our team's commitment to finding and advising the very best software companies," said Douglas Robinson, managing director, at St. Charles Capital. "We are thrilled to have worked with Swiftpage and their outstanding management to put the company on an exciting growth trajectory.
For a detailed list of all of the award winners and finalists for the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards and a group photo of the winners, please CLICK HERE.
Swiftpage is committed to empowering individuals, small business and mobile sales teams to better manage their business interactions, more intelligently engage their customers, and convert more interactions into transactions. The company's growing network of partners, customers, end-users and employees collectively represent the Swiftpage Nation, united across the globe as one team, on one journey. Learn more at www.swiftpage.com and join the conversation at social.swiftpage.com.
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $2.3 billion in capital under management. The firm invests primarily in software and IT-enabled businesses well positioned for top-line and bottom-line growth. At the core of Accel-KKR's investment strategy is a commitment to developing strong partnerships with the management teams of its portfolio companies and a focus on building value through significant resources available through the Accel-KKR network. Accel-KKR focuses on middle market companies, providing capital for buyouts and growth investments across a range of opportunities including recapitalizations, divisional carve-outs and going private transactions. For more information, please visit www.accel-kkr.com.
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