LONDON - July 9, 2012 - Goldenhill International M&A Advisors today announced that it acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Blueprint Management Systems Ltd. ("Blueprint") one of the UK's leading SAP BusinessObjects partners in the sale of the Company to the UK subsidiary of itelligence AG, one of the leading international full-service providers of SAP based solutions.
Blueprint was founded in 1993 and its 60 employees generated sales of £8.9 million in 2011. The renowned UK-based business analytics solution provider can count well-known companies such as ING Bank, M & G Ltd. and Eurostar International Ltd. among its customers. As an SAP BusinessObjects Gold Value Added Reseller and SAP Authorized Education Partner, Blueprint has received numerous accreditations from SAP.
This acquisition represents a significant expansion in the range of services offered by itelligence in the UK in the growth segments of business analytics and SAP BusinessObjects. Itelligence see considerable growth opportunities in the UK business analytics sector and are convinced that the combination of their current business analytics activities with Blueprint will provide the basis for accelerated growth. The acquisition of Blueprint will make itelligence one of the leading business analytics companies in the UK.
Commenting on the contribution of Goldenhill to the just completed transaction, Chris Wigglesworth, Chairman of Blueprint said, "We had been engaged with Goldenhill for a number of years prior to the transaction and felt throughout that we were in safe hands. In particular, it was their advice long before we were introduced to the buyer, which meant that when it came to it, we were in good shape and were able to secure maximum value from the transaction."
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