October 02, 2014

Holland & Hart Represents Swiftpage in Sale of Saleslogix CRM Software

Holland & Hart Represents Swiftpage in Sale of Saleslogix CRM Software

Holland & Hart LLC represented its client Swiftpage, Inc., a leading provider of software and services that help small businesses grow, in the recent sale of the assets of Saleslogix to Infor, the world’s largest private software company. The asset sale deal included intellectual property assets, customer, vendor and other contracts, employees, real property leases, and other operating assets and related liabilities.

The Saleslogix business provides customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, with 1,700 organizations around the world relying on the Saleslogix CRM product for sales management, marketing, customer service and support, and reporting. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., and with offices in the UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands, Saleslogix employs approximately 105 people.

Infor is a leading provider of business application software and cloud services, serving more than 73,000 customers. Infor said it will rename the Saleslogix' CRM product Infor CRM™. 

“This transaction is one of those ideal situations in which all involved benefit,” said H. John Oechsle, president and CEO of Swiftpage, when the sale was announced. “Infor adds a best-in-class solution to its portfolio, and can provide the size, scale and resources to position Saleslogix as a leading product globally. For Swiftpage and Swiftpage Nation, this is an important step in our journey. We can now fully focus on our core ‘DNA’ of helping micro and small businesses grow.”

The Holland & Hart Corporate - M&A team representing Swiftpage included Susan Oakes, Aaron Murdock and Craig Frame. Swiftpage retained Eversheds, a UK law firm, to work with Holland & Hart on the various UK and European matters related to the deal.  Pepper Hamilton of Philadelphia represented Infor.  

Holland & Hart’s corporate attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help companies of all sizes – whether they are start-ups or Fortune 500 companies, closely held or publicly traded – navigate the complex regulatory, commercial, financial, and governance matters that are critical to the success of their enterprises.

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About Swiftpage
Swiftpage provides revolutionary technologies, fused with relevant content, that guide small businesses to the fastest path for growth. The company’s growing network of partners, customers, end-users and employees collectively represent the Swiftpage Nation, united across the globe as one team, on one journey. Learn more at www.swiftpage.com and join the conversation at social.swiftpage.com.

About Infor
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 73,000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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