Exact Software continues acquisition strategy with purchase of alphaSIGMA Consulting

Chicago-area IT consulting firm alphaSIGMA Consulting LLC strengthens US regional office network

Exact Software has acquired specific assets of alphaSIGMA Consulting LLC, an IT and professional services firm based in the US.  As a result of the acquisition, the alphaSIGMA location will serve as a regional operation for Exact Software Americas, significantly enhancing the companys ability to service and support customers in the Chicago-area and surrounding Midwest region. alphaSIGMA Consulting has more than 15 employees and has realised a total revenue of $2.1 million (USD) in 2006. The acquisition will be paid in cash.

As an Exact Software business partner, alphaSIGMA Consulting has worked closely with Exact over the years to provide mid-market organisations with the integrated business solutions necessary to optimise efficiency and productivity across the enterprise.  A natural progression of the long-standing relationship between the two companies, the acquisition will provide alphaSIGMA employees with greater access to resources for assisting customers and prospects with their solutions needs.  Ralph Kubek, CEO, and Molly Kelly, President, of alphaSIGMA Consulting will become part of the Exact Software North America management team responsible for overseeing operations at the new Exact Software Chicago office.  This new office will service several hundred Exact Software customers in the Midwest.

Exact Software is thrilled to be bringing aboard the alphaSIGMA team, said PJ Bain, Director of Sales and Services for Exact Software North America.  Over the years, they have acquired extensive experience delivering solutions and services to their customers.  We believe that this vast product knowledge and technical expertise will prove an invaluable asset as Exact continues its growth in the Midwest region.

The acquisition of alphaSIGMA Consulting helps bolster Exacts network of regional offices, which serve most major markets across the United States and Canada.  These regional offices, along with more than 80 business partner sites, provide critical local sales, services, and support to end-users, helping to ensure successful implementations of Exact Software solutions. 

alphaSIGMA Consulting has enjoyed a strong working relationship with Exact Software for over two decades, and we look forward to becoming part of the Exact family, said Ralph Kubek, CEO for alphaSIGMA Consulting.  Customers can expect the same high-level of services and support from our team, with the added benefit of direct access to Exacts knowledge and resources moving forward.

About Exact Software

Established in 1984, Exact Software is one of the worlds leading providers of business empowerment software. Its integrated solutions comprise traditional Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as well as related software solutions such as Human Resource Management (HRM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Project Management, Document Management and Electronic Workflow.

Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, North and South America, Asia, Australia and Africa. With over 2,700 employees, subsidiaries in more than 40 countries, solutions available in 40 languages, Exact currently serves customers in more than 125 countries across all five continents.  Exact Holding N.V. has been listed on Eurolist by Euronext Amsterdam since June 1999.

Exact International is a division of Exact Holding N.V. and supports multinational organizations to establish a 2nd-tier ERP solution for smaller subsidiaries - as a completion to their 1st-tier solution for large operations. Next to that it enables small to medium sized international organizations to deploy a single-tier ERP solution across all affiliates by creating enterprise-wide integration and real-time information.


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