Private Equity Portfolio
Industry-specific software applications to enhance processes and help businesses manage their resources, supply chain, employees, and customer relationships.
Aptean, Inc. is a leading global provider of mission critical, vertical-market ERP software designed for the manufacturing end-market. The Company supports over 2,500 global clients by providing financial management and accounting, inventory management, sales and pricing, supply chain and PLM, and quality management solutions.
Aptean has over 1,000 employees and is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA with operations worldwide.
Vista Equity Partners Fund IV completed a buyout of CDC Software in April 2012 and subsequently acquired Consona in August 2012 and combined the two businesses to form Aptean.
In April 2019, Aptean received a joint investment from Vista Foundation Fund III and TA Associates.
Schouw Informatisering is a leading provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for food companies. The Company’s software provides comprehensive food-specific enterprise-wide solutions that support day-to-day business operations, generate data that ensures on-time delivery, create deeper transparency into the supply chain, and provide greater visibility into market fluctuations.
Aptean acquired Schouw Informatisering in October 2019.
Linkfresh is a leading provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for the food industry. The Company’s platform delivers produce-specific inventory control and traceability solutions across the whole food supply chain and helps balance supply and demand for the food supply chain in real-time.
Aptean acquired Linkfresh in October 2019.
Beck Consulting is a leading provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for the food industry. The Company’s software improves business processes and addresses real-world scenarios, allowing companies to attain compliance, achieve efficiency, and remain current.
Aptean acquired Beck Consulting in September 2019.
Sanderson Group Plc provides digital technology solutions, software, and managed services to multi-channel retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and logistics businesses. The Company combines technology and expert market knowledge to help customers achieve rapid return on investment and drive business growth, profitability, efficiency, and success.
Aptean acquired Sanderson Group Plc in September 2019.
OPTIWARE is a leading provider of overall equipment effectiveness and enterprise asset management solutions. The Company delivers productivity improvements and optimal utilization of production resources, supporting the transition of global enterprises towards Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing.
Aptean acquired OPTIWARE in April 2019.
IndustryBuilt is a leading provider of industry-specific ERP solutions. The Company’s core product, JustFood, is a comprehensive ERP solution purpose-built for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors. IndustryBuilt also offers EquipSoft, an ERP solution for equipment dealerships that helps optimize rentals, service, sales, parts, and fleet management activities.
Aptean acquired IndustryBuilt in March 2018.
TheySay is a leading text analytics platform that uses advanced computational linguistics and deep learning to help its customers effectively monitor, manage, and optimize their reputations and businesses. The company provides advanced text analytics and emotional artificial intelligence software solutions that analyze data from multiple sources and rapidly interpret them to reveal a business’ emotional footprint, including a consolidated view of opinions, moods, and intents expressed by their customers and key audiences.
Aptean acquired TheySay in January 2018.
FDM Software provides Records Management and Computer-Aided Dispatch software solutions for public safety agencies. FDM combines industry expertise and robust software development to meet the critical needs of emergency responders such as fire and EMS, enabling them to increase operational efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction. FDM has more than 450 installations serving hundreds of jurisdictions throughout North and South America.
Aptean acquired FDM Software in June 2017.
Apprise provides enterprise resource planning and supply chain management solutions for importers and distributors of consumer goods. Apprise helps customers to improve supply chain efficiencies through cloud -based and on-premise software solutions for financial management, CRM, distribution demand planning, and warehouse and transportation logistics management capabilities. The Company’s solutions are used by customers in manufacturing, trade, and distribution to become more efficient and more profitable.
Aptean acquired Apprise in May 2017.
irms|360 Enterprise, a former division of Upp Technology, is a leading provider of cloud-based warehouse, asset, and emergency management software solutions for commercial, government, and healthcare markets. irms|360’s supply chain solutions provide scalable workflow, inventory, and employee management functionality alongside reporting and analytics to help optimize the operational efficiency of its customers’ complex warehousing and distribution efforts.
Aptean acquired irms|360 Enterprise in February 2017.
GQ provides SaaS-enabled software solutions which enable customers in the life sciences industry to perform patent and biological sequence searches. GQ Life Sciences’ flagship product, GenomeQuest, provides researchers with the ability to search for biological sequences across 750k worldwide patents and over 330m sequences. GQ Life Sciences has built a strong reputation in the Life Sciences industry, now serving all top ten pharmaceutical companies, all five top agrochemical and seed companies, biotech companies, law firms, diagnostic labs, and patent offices around the world.
Aptean acquired GQ Lifesciences in October 2016.
Government and Enterprise Management Solutions (“GEMS”) is a leading provider of public sector-focused software in Canada and the United States. Through its eight individual business units, the GEMS group of businesses serve over 2,000 customers and provide market-leading software including financial ERPs, revenue management systems, citizen portals, tax and utility billing systems, and enterprise asset management solutions.
Aptean acquired Government and Enterprise Management Solutions in August 2016.
Advanced Public Safety Inc., a former business of Trimble, provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States. APS provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and crash/accident reports.
Aptean acquired Advanced Public Safety in June 2016.
AssetPoint is the leading provider of Computerized Maintenance Management Software / Enterprise Asset Management (CMMS / EAM) solutions. AssetPoint’s CMMS / EAM solution, TabWare, is utilized by organizations of all sizes and in many industries, including Oil and Gas, Discrete and Process Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Chemicals, and Metal Processing.
Aptean acquired AssetPoint in December 2015.
Computron is the leading supplier of accounting and finance enterprise resource planning software to mid-market and multi-national organizations. Computron’s flexible software enables its global customers to manage a wide variety of mission-critical business and financial processes, including revenue management, business performance management, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
Aptean acquired Computron in December 2015.
Medworxx is a leading provider of clinical patient flow, compliance, and education solutions to more than 350 hospitals internationally, including Canada, France, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Medworxx’s flagship product, Patient Flow, focuses on helping hospitals meet bed utilization challenges, by providing a standardized, evidenced-based clinical criteria solution to improve patient experience while reducing wait times and length of stay.
Aptean acquired Medworxx in October 2015.
CoreTrac, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated customer relationship management (CRM) and automated sales tracking solutions designed specifically for banks and credit unions in the United States. CoreTrac’s CRM solution is used nationally by banks and credit unions of all sizes to elevate sales and services performance, while also enhancing growth within the communities they serve.
Aptean acquired CoreTrac in October 2015.
Vision software solutions provide cloud-based Supply Chain Inventory Management and Business Intelligence solutions for Fortune 100 clients in home entertainment, electronics, and publishing. Vision solutions capture and manage inventory data for more than 100 retailers and 47,000 stores in 18 countries. The solutions provide inventory visibility and demand planning to manufacturers and retailers, enabling them to respond quickly and bridge the gap between retail supply and demand to increase profitability.
Aptean acquired Vision Information Logistics in June 2015.
Verdiem is a leader in energy management software for IT devices. Verdiem’s technology has helped more than 750 organizations reduce their carbon footprint by increasing energy efficiency for more than 2.5 million devices. Verdiem’s proactive power management for PCs, Macs, and network and print devices reduces energy consumption by up to 60 percent and has helped save customers more than $250 million.
Aptean acquired Verdiem in January 2015.
Consona provides vertically-focused technology and services across the following software application categories: ERP, CRM, knowledge management, eService, network management, and product configuration.
CDC Software merged with Consona in August 2012 and the combined entity operates under the name “Aptean.”