Constellation Software - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Constellation Software M&A Summary

Constellation Software has acquired 49 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Constellation Software’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Total Specific Solutions B.V. for $270M. Constellation Software has acquired in 16 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (86%) and information technology (9%).

Constellation Software Business Overview

Where is Constellation Software headquartered?

Constellation Software is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

What is Constellation Software’s revenue?

Constellation Software disclosed revenue of 5,107M USD for 2021 and 3,969M USD for 2020.

How many employees does Constellation Software have?

Constellation Software has 19,000 employees.

What sector is Constellation Software in?

Constellation Software is a software company.

When was Constellation Software founded?

Constellation Software was founded in 1995.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity48
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Constellation Software

Constellation Software, Inc.

20 Adelaide Street East Suite 1200,
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2T6
Canada,
(416) 861-2279
www.csisoftware.com

Constellation acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries. Constellation Software was founded in 1995 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 46 - - 1 1 - 48
vol $318M $318M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Black Knight - Empower LOS Business 2023-03-07 - Divestiture
Jacksonville, Florida
RBRO Solutions, Inc. 2022-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Pickering, Ontario · www.rbrosolutions.com
IN2 Group 2018-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Zagreb, Croatia · www.in2.hr
Dealer Information Systems Corp. 2017-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Bellingham, Washington · www.dis-corp.com
Market Leader, Inc. 2015-09-03 23M USD Divestiture
Kirkland, Washington · www.marketleader.com
InterAct911 Corp. (dba InterAct Public Safety) 2015-03-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Winston-Salem, North Carolina · www.interact911.com
Total Specific Solutions B.V. 2014-12-16 270M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.totalspecificsolutions.nl
QuadraMed Corp. 2013-06-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.quadramed.com
Mentor Engineering, Inc. 2013-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.mentoreng.com
POMS Corp. 2012-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Sterling, Virginia · www.poms.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Volaris Group    - AVENCALL SAS 2024-01-19 74
Mississauga, Ontario · www.volarisgroup.com Lyon, France
Perseus Group    - Optimal Blue LLC 2023-09-15 5
Markham, Ontario · www.csiperseus.com Plano, Texas · www2.optimalblue.com
Vela Software    - Peakwork AG 2023-04-14 8
Toronto, Ontario · www.velasoftwaregroup.com Düsseldorf, Germany · www.peakwork.com
Volaris Group    - Bravura Security 2022-09-13 73
Mississauga, Ontario · www.volarisgroup.com Calgary, Alberta · www.hitachi-id.com
Volaris Group    - MetaViewer 2021-08-09 72
Mississauga, Ontario · www.volarisgroup.com Rochester, Minnesota · www.metaviewer.com
Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. (Jonas Software) 2003-06-01 FICO - Collection & Recovery Business 2021-05-05 58
Markham, Ontario · www.jonassoftware.com San Jose, California
Volaris Group    - SSP Ltd. 2020-12-10 71
Mississauga, Ontario · www.volarisgroup.com Halifax, United Kingdom · www.ssp-worldwide.com
Total Specific Solutions B.V. 2014-12-16 Quality Positioning Services B.V. 2020-08-04 8
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.totalspecificsolutions.nl Zeist, Netherlands · www.qps.nl
Volaris Group    - Flash Networks, Inc. 2020-06-10 70
Mississauga, Ontario · www.volarisgroup.com Neptune, New Jersey · www.flashnetworks.com
Total Specific Solutions B.V. 2014-12-16 Topicus B.V. 2020-05-20 7
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.totalspecificsolutions.nl Deventer, Netherlands · www.topicus.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 41 (85%) 291M (92%) - -
Information Technology 4 (8%) 4M (1%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (6%) 23M (7%) - -
Total 48 $318M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 34 27M - -
  California 6 - - -
  Florida 4 - - -
  Washington 3 23M - -
  Virginia 3 - - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 4M - -
  Arizona 2 - - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Mississippi 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
Canada 7 - - -
  Ontario 5 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Croatia 1 - - -
Germany 1 20M - -
Netherlands 1 270M - -
Domestic 7 (15%) - - -
Cross-border 41 (85%) 318M (100%) - -
Total 48 $318M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $270M
< $100M 3 $47M
TOTAL $318M
Largest Total Specific Solutions B.V.
$270M (2014-12-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Strategic(s)
19%
9 (19%)

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