OpenText Buys Liaison Technologies, Inc.
Acquisition Extends OpenText Business Network and Cloud Leadership
"The world of digital is very dynamic, and companies need the ability to connect business to business, application to application, with speed, security, and reusability," said OpenText CEO & CTO
Liaison's ALLOY® Platform brings innovative and differentiated technologies to modernize, streamline and accelerate complex information integration for global intelligent and connected enterprises. This technology dramatically accelerates onboarding and migration, enabling OpenText customers to become more agile and responsive to changing market and customer demands.
Liaison will be integrated into OpenText Business Network, a suite of solutions that facilitate efficient, secure, and compliant information flows between people, systems, and things. OpenText Business Network is the global leader in enabling digital business, processing trillions in commerce every year and connecting over 1 million businesses globally.
Barrenechea continued, "Liaison's strong innovation in multi-enterprise application integration extends OpenText Business Network leadership within key verticals including life sciences, manufacturing and healthcare. The acquisition enables OpenText to address fast-growing adjacent market segments with a unique managed services approach."
Terms of the Agreement and Preliminary Outlook
The purchase price is approximately
Liaison is expected to be on the OpenText target operating model within the first twelve months after closing. Financial details regarding the acquisition will be provided with OpenText's second quarter fiscal year 2019 earnings materials and conference call.
Further information for investors, including an overview presentation regarding Liaison, can be found at: investors.opentext.com/mergers-and-acquisitions
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