IT Sonix AG Acquired by Enghouse Systems Limited
IT Sonix
January 2014 - GP Bullhound, the leading international technology investment bank, has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to IT Sonix AG (“IT Sonix”) on its sale to Canada based publicly listed Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ESL) (“Enghouse”).

Based in Leipzig, Germany, IT Sonix is a privately-owned software provider specializing in outbound contact centre solutions with a particular focus on tele-marketing. ELSBETH, IT Sonix’s flagship solution, is a fully featured, general purpose, outbound suite combining a powerful predictive dialer, campaign management, call scripting, real-time speech analytics and agent coaching capabilities. The ELSBETH products are installed in 10 of the 30 largest German contact centres and can be deployed as an on-premise, hosted, or SaaS solution.  Founded in 1999, the company has offices and data centres in Germany, the UK and Italy.

“We are very excited to be part of the Enghouse family – an enterprise software company with strong resources and global reach” stated Dr. Andreas Lassmann, CEO of IT Sonix. “We look forward to accelerating our growth and product capabilities while maintaining the high level of service our customers have come to expect from us”.

“We would like to thank GP Bullhound for their support throughout the entire M&A process. The experience and dedication provided by their international technology banking teams proved to be very important for the process”, commented Dr. Lassmann.

“This acquisition represents the culmination of a great journey by the founders of IT Sonix and I am pleased that we could utilise our international reach through our San Francisco office to drive this to a successful close” stated Julian Riedlbauer, Partner and Head of GP Bullhound’s Berlin office.

This represents the completion of GP Bullhound’s 26th transaction in the last 12 months and further highlights our commitment to working with category leaders and hidden technology champions.

Enquiries

For enquiries contact Julian Riedlbauer, Partner, julian.riedlbauer@gpbullhound.com
Tel: +49 30 610 806 010

IT Sonix

IT Sonix AG specializes in the development and sale of high-quality software based communication products for the contact centre industry. Customers throughout Europe benefit from using its communication products, predictive dialers and campaign management solutions. The company operates from offices in Germany, the U.K. and Italy. For more information, please visit www.itsonix.com

Enghouse Systems Limited

Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger, more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth. Enghouse shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:ESL). Further information about Enghouse may be obtained from its web site at www.enghouse.com

Region
Germany
Sector
Software