Saturday, 5 September 2009

Document Boss is seeking the following BPO acquisition

BPO Solution Services company
Business Process Outsourcing companies SME’s that can be bolt-on elements to a BPO service organisation. There needs to be a strong level of operational synergies in the businesses.
Recurring revenues with 1 to 3+ year contracts that produce predictable revenue streams. Ideal size £10M to £20M revenue.

BPO Services in the following areas:
  • BACS bureaux
  • Scanning Bureaux
  • Online payment providers
  • eCommerce
  • Mobile payment input
  • Mid-sized BPO service companies
  • Invoice Processing
  • Credit Card application services
  • Other documentric centric services considered

Location: Anywhere in the UK

Attractive attributes:
Scope for operational synergies
Offshore capability
Technology based payment / data processing platforms

Technology led BPO delivering complex transactional and managed services in secure data management applications, finance and administration, providing the following services:

  • Applications processing / fulfilment for new customers
  • Customer Database management
  • Execution of payment instructions
  • Help-desk support
  • Document capture, archive and retrieval

Interested parties should contact (finders fees paid on completed acquisitions)

Thursday, 4 June 2009

North American Software Solutions Company

SALE Opportunity– A leading global provider of Microsoft® SharePoint™ products and solutions for Enterprise Collaborative Knowledge Management (CKM) systems.

Positioning Statement:
A deep focus on developing products to enhance and extend SharePoint™ functionality.
A key offering is a replication product for SharePoint, which allows users to keep information current across geographic barriers and collaborate in virtual teams across the country and the world. It is not a caching technology, but instead is true replication of the content to another SharePoint™ site. No client software is required to be installed.

Region: North America
Company Type: Software Solutions Company

Company Strengths:
· Fully compliant SharePoint products that operate within SharePoint
· Strong relationship with Microsoft and the SharePoint Development, Marketing and Sales teams
· Highly reliable product suite with a high level of customer satisfaction and a top global reputation
· Outstanding success in the government and military sector, a large well funded market
· Excellent base of globally-recognized customers; all provide excellent reference sites
· Solid recurring revenue stream from maintenance base
· Opportunity to take advantage of the meteoric rise in the SharePoint application space
· Few Competitors due to the high technical barriers to entry

Employee Numbers:
19 Employees Total
· 9 in R&D
· 3 Support
· 5 sales and Marketing
· 2 Management and Admin

The company has generated an EBIT of over 30 % annually during 2008 and is on track to meet or exceed that in 2009.
2008 – $3.5M
2009 - $5M
Growth rate over 20% in last 3 years
Verticals Focus:
Multiple verticals; horizontal solutions that are effective with global organizations with dispersed servers and databases of high value and importance.

Further Information:
Our client's solutions allow its users to achieve impressive results. This acquisition would allow your customers to:
· Achieve high speed, accurate, and secure global multi-directional replication of content from one server to another. It will enable branch offices, remote sites, and any global facility with challenged network connections.
· Provides the ability to replicate the look and feel of a SharePoint site to remote SharePoint sites. Replicate views, site settings, themes, navigation elements and selected web parts.
· Provides the capability to load large volumes of data into SharePoint™. Supports advanced features such as loading tasks, discussions as well as site and document library creation.
· Enhanced auditing of documents for Windows SharePoint™ Services and Portal Server 2003. Enables tracking when a document has been viewed in addition to other operations on a file.

Opportunity Highlights:
1. Proven product in operation with many highly recognized large global enterprises.
2. Dramatic growth in both revenue and earnings
3. Strong relationship with Microsoft with access to Content Management and SharePoint TeamsLarge global market opportunity with low current penetration rate

Monday, 4 May 2009

Acquisition Opportunity - a European-based BPM company seeks buyer

Reference: 4AQRVA-5
Positioning Statement:
A pioneering company that enables their clients to get all of their stakeholders (management, employees plus external parties) to operate exactly according to agreed processes/rules. Their solution ensures that everyone involved in the company understands precisely their role, tasks, responsibilities and how they are expected to communicate and how to share knowledge.
Theirs is one of the few systems specifically positioned to assure top management that everyone is adhering to company compliancy procedures, thus avoiding unwanted or unexpected business risks and improving efficiency.

Company Type: Business Process Software Solutions Company

Services / Products:
· Flagship product is one core product to ensure tight compliance and risk management in and between companies. By deploying this solution, employees are never in the dark anymore of what is expected from them and how each of them can share his knowledge in a dynamic process.
· Companies can provide central business rules for people in remote locations. The remote locations can add their specific rules and knowledge. New or adjustments from the central head office can easily be incorporated into the version including local aspects.
· Simulation and entire or specific business rules or procedures gives detailed insight into bottlenecks or where operations can be improved.
· The content management system ensures tight integration between business rules/procedures and related content.

Employee Numbers: 60 Employees Total
Profitability: The company has been profitable in 2007 and 2008, and is expecting EBIT to exceed 12.5% in 2009.

2006 - €4.6M
2007 - €5.2M
2008 - €6M
2009 - €6.4M+

· Business Process Management
· Compliance
· Business Rules Management
· Business Analytics
· Content Management

Verticals Focus:
· Healthcare
· Government
· Financial Services
· Logistics
· Manufacturing

Further Information:
This company represents a unique solution in the compliancy and risk management market. Its solutions combined everything what companies try to achieve in documenting data and information in editors such as Word, spreadsheet and Vision for process modeling. It doesn’t replace it but it integrates it all into one repository, centrally managed and capable of providing everyone within a company a detailed view of his/her roles, tasks, responsibility and knowledge. This way management can easily control and oversee all aspects of running a company, avoiding unexpected risks or simulate new procedures or business rules.

Opportunity Highlights:
1. Large client base
2. Diverse client base (>1,000) covering multiple industries with specific and targeted solutions.
3. In depth industry knowledge in sectors such as Health care, Government, Financial Services, Manufacturing.
4. Unique application which solves specific compliance and risk Management issues at companies by ensuring that each employee or stakeholders knows exactly its roles, tasks, responsibilities etc.
5. Solidly growing company during last 3-4 years.

Acquisition Opportunity – European ECM Company specializing in Advanced Document and Content Production Seeks Buyer

Reference Number: 4VDEG-5 for correspondence
Positioning Statement:
A pioneer and leading Technology Company in customer communication management with their advanced document production solution. They specialize in solutions with high complexity, high volume or interactive productions but most importantly, the entire production, both batch and interactive, is fully workflow controlled and processed with no reliance or need for desk top software such as MS Office.

Region: Europe
Company Type: Software Solutions Company
Services / Products:
- Document assembly, composition
- Strong support functions for output management.
- Running natively with or on IBM S/390, zOS, DB2, AIX, UDB, Oracle, Unix, Windows server, Linux, Solaris.
- Advanced application integration (XML, CICS or IMS)
- Java based lightweight local version (zero maintenance but decentralized production of documents).
- One centralized repository.
Employee Numbers:
65 Employees Total
· 30 in R&D
· 30 Services Consulting
· 5 Administrative Staff
The company has generated an average EBIT of over 15% annually during the last 6 years.
2008 - €7M
2009 - €7.3M+
Growth rate over 16% in last 5years
· Document Composition
· Document Assembly
· Output Management
· Advanced Integration Tools
Verticals Focus:
· Insurance
· Banking
· Financial Services

Further Information:
The market for document automation and production tools is growing tremendously. Companies are keen to increase and enhance personal communication with their clients and are currently putting more emphasis than ever before on this communication process.
In a recent survey (Strategy & Partner 2008), 63% indicated that document based communication is perceived as business critical for their organization, whereas only 16% cited having a “best of class” solution in place as critical.

Opportunity Highlights:
1. Proven product and in operation with large enterprises.
2. Highly scalable.
3. Lean and mean company with 60 employees
4. Highly skilled team.