Acquirer Profile: 47 Volaris Group acquisitions

December 29, 2022

The majority of M&A deals are motivated by growth. The topmost goal of an acquisition is to grow and manage startups or businesses to their fullest potential, whether the stated purpose is to have access to new technologies, enter a new market or improve portfolios through raising market share.

Many firms and investors have had their sights set on promising internet startups for M&A deals with the aim of increasing market share or owning the latest disruptive technology. One of many such firms with a prominent acquisition profile is the Volaris Group.

Volaris Group is a SaaS acquisition company in 35 countries present in 30 vertical markets. Volaris Group buys software companies and holds them forever, making them a safe haven for business owners.  It is Volaris’s mission to empower leaders to grow their businesses and advance their life’s work.

While each company within our portfolio is unique, they all have one thing in common: They sell mission-critical technology tailored to a specific market. Here are a few companies acquired by Volaris over the years.

Volaris Group has made over 47 acquisitions and 15 investments within multiple sectors such as Enterprise Resource Planning, Logistics Tech, Road Transport Tech and many more. We curated a list of acquisitions and investments made by Volaris group in recent times.

1. Meta Viewer

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-08-09

Headquarters: Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Industry: Crowdfunding, Information Technology, Software

What they do: MetaViewer offers a full integration suite for NetSuite and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Financial modules.

2. INCOM

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-09-09

Headquarters: Hérouville-saint-clair, Basse-Normandie, France

Industry: Project Management, Software, Training

What they do: INCOM specializes in publishing billing and customer management software.

3. CPR Vision

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-03-08

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industry: CRM, Hospitality

What they do: CPR Vision is a provider of end-to-end CRM systems in the luxury retail and hospitality verticals.

4. Netadmin Systems

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2015-09-15

Headquarters: Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden

Industry: Information Technology, Internet, Software

What they do: Netadmin Systems develops the OSS system NETadmin, which is a software automating operational and business processes in broadband networks.

5. Furlong Business Solutions

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-09-05

Headquarters: Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Industry: Information Services, Information Technology

What they do: Furlong Business Solutions is a provider of School Management Information Systems.

6. WebSell

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-07-22

Headquarters: Cork, Cork, Ireland

Industry: E-Commerce, Information Technology, Retail, SaaS, Software

What they do: WebSell® is the platform that plugs into your Point of Sale, giving you a complete e-commerce solution.

7. Aleyant

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2018-08-02

Headquarters: Wheaton, Illinois, United States

Industry: Information Services, Information Technology, Software

What they do: Aleyant is an innovative leader in providing robust software services.

8. Sicap AG

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2018-01-15

Headquarters: Baar, Zug, Switzerland

Industry: Information Technology, iOS, Messaging, Software, Telecommunications

What they do: Sicap AG is a software solutions maker for Mobile Network Operators.

9. Helm Operations

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2018-09-20

Headquarters: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Industry: Information Technology, Marine Transportation, Software

What they do: Helm develops software for the commercial maritime industry.

10. DealerNet

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-01-07

Headquarters: Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Industry: Automotive, Information Technology

What they do: DealerNet is a provider of Dealer Management solutions to the automotive sector.

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11. BBT Software AG

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-08-31

Headquarters: Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Industry: Information Technology, Software

What they do: BBT Software AG, a provider of Insurance software.

12. Flash Networks

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-06-10

Headquarters: Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

Industry: Internet, Mobile, Telecommunications

What they do: Flash Networks provides intelligent mobile internet solutions for mobile carriers.

13. ShipNet AS

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-03-09

Headquarters: Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Industry: Computer, Enterprise Applications, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Marine Technology, Software

What they do: ShipNet A/S a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) shipping solutions for the Marine industry.

14. Windward Software Systems Inc.

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2019-07-16

Headquarters: Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Industry: Business Development, Computer, Software

What they do: Windward Software Systems Inc. are specialists in inventory control, point of sale, invoicing, and accounting systems for the retail and customer service industry.

15. Function Point

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2018-07-19

Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Industry: Advertising, Collaboration, Enterprise, Information Technology, Marketing, Project Management

What they do: Function Point alleviates the chaotic nature of operating creative agencies, internal marketing teams and professional service firms.

16. Incognito Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2014-09-23

Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Industry: Software, Video Streaming, Web Hosting

What they do: Incognito Software is a provisioning and resource management software application

17. Telepin Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-02-16

Headquarters: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Industry: Software

What they do: Telepin Software is a leading global market software provider of mobile financial platforms.

18. Lifecycle Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-01-06

Headquarters: Newbury, West Berkshire, United Kingdom

Industry: Software, Telecommunications

What they do: Lifecycle Software delivers edge billing and crm solutions to telecommunication operator, internet service providers, and utility companies.

19. Hospedia

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-11-10

Headquarters: Slough, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Industry: Health Care, Hospital, Software

What they do: Hospedia operator of Point of Care software and services.

20. Tribute

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-01-10

Headquarters: Hudson, Ohio, United States

Industry: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

What they do: Tribute provides integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions.

21. Envisionware

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-07-28

Headquarters: Duluth, Georgia, United States

Industry: Information Technology, Software, Telecommunications

What they do: Envisionware creates innovative, self-service and efficiency solutions that enhance library services and empower patrons.

22. Red River Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2015-10-13

Headquarters: 

Industry: Information Technology, Software

What they do: Red River Software is a recognized national leader in the development and support of operations and accounting software.

23. Advanced Management Systems

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-11-08

Headquarters: Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Industry: Information Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Service Industry, Software

What they do: AMS provider of mission-critical software solutions for people management in healthcare settings and insurance providers.

24. Asset-Intertech

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-08-24

Headquarters: Richardson, Texas, United States

Industry: Information Technology, Software

What they do: ASSET InterTech develops and delivers tools for engineers to perform software and hardware debug and test processes.

25. Nokia - IP video business

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2018-09-13

Headquarters: Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland

Industry: Software, Telecommunications

What they do: Nokia - IP video business including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.

26. Edumate

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-10-03

Headquarters: 

Industry: Education

What they do: Edumate believes in education advances everyone and everything, creating a continuous cycle of opportunity.

27. MedAptus

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-11-17

Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Industry: Enterprise Software, Health Care, Hospital

What they do: MedAptus offers point-of-care charge capture technologies to achieve effective charge management, compliance and workflow efficiency.

28. Across Systems

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-01-21

Headquarters: Glendale, California, United States

Industry: Business Intelligence, Content, Document Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Robotics, Software

What they do: Across Systems is a translation mgmt software developer

29. The Alpha School System

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2016-07-19

Headquarters: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Industry: Information Services

What they do: TASS provides mission-critical School Information Systems (“SIS”) to K-12 independent and Catholic schools throughout Australia.

30. Smartrak

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-05-31

Headquarters: Carlton, Victoria, Australia

Industry: GPS, Location Based Services

What they do: Smartrak is a provider of location-based business intelligence, covering people, vehicles, and assets.

31. Worldwide Chain Stores

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2019-10-16

Headquarters: Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry: Business Development, Business Information Systems, Retail, Software

What they do: Worldwide Chain Stores provides comprehensive supply chain execution technology, services, and solutions.

32. MDS Global

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2019-07-18

Headquarters: Warrington, Warrington, United Kingdom

Industry: Professional Services, Software, Telecommunications

What they do: MDS Global is a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider of VNO, B2B and IoT solutions.

33. CaterTrax

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2017-11-14

Headquarters: Rochester, New York, United States

Industry: B2B, Facilities Support Services, Facility Management, Food Delivery, Hospitality, Human Resources, Information Technology, SaaS, Software

What they do: CaterTrax SaaS platform powers kitchens and streamlines customer ordering for managed hospitality providers.

34. BiblioCommons

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2020-02-10

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industry: Education, SaaS

What they do: BiblioCommons's vision is a global, digital, civic-space built around books and media. We partner with public libraries to make it happen.

35. Purpleview

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-10-26

Headquarters: Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Industry: Consulting, Financial Services, Information Technology, Video

What they do: Purpleview provides video consulting, marketing and online collaboration services for banks, insurance, telecommunications and industries.

36. Datapro Inc.

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2021-12-31

Headquarters: Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Industry: Financial Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Payments, Software

What they do: Datapro Inc. is one of the main U.S. based software development companies with more than 160 customers in 31 countries.

37. Adapt IT

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-01-04

Headquarters: Midrand, NA - South Africa, South Africa

Industry: Business Development, Business Intelligence, Finance, Financial Services, Information Technology

What they do: Adapt IT Holdings Limited is an innovative Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed ICT Company based in South Africa.

38. Sunrise Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-04-26

Headquarters: 

Industry: Software

What they do: Sunrise offers IT service management software.

39. Alemba

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-06-08

Headquarters: Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry: Information Services, Information Technology, Software

What they do: Alemba was founded in 2007 with the goal of providing high-quality services in the IT Service Management market.

40. Bravura Security

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-09-13

Headquarters: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industry: Enterprise Software, Identity Management, Security, Software

What they do: Bravura Security delivers access governance and identity management solutions globally.

41. CrossCap

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-09-20

Headquarters: San Francisco, California, United States

Industry: Hospitality, Retail, Software

What they do: CrossCap manages your marketing investment.

42. Easa Software

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-07-26

Headquarters: Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States

Industry: Software

What they do: EASA is a rapid app development and deployment software.

43. Technology Blueprint

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-08-05

Headquarters: Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Industry: Information Services, Information Technology, Open Source, Software

What they do: Technology Blueprint is a PropTech Platform as a Service for high growth residential property businesses.

44. Situational Intelligence solutions

Acquisition amount: $47,500,000

Acquired: 2022-10-19

Headquarters: 

Industry: 

What they do: Situational Intelligence empowers enterprises and governments to manage complex security operations.

45. Equiplano

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-11-07

Headquarters: Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Industry: Accounting, Financial Services, Software

What they do: Equiplano develops software for public administration.

46. ArtBinder

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-11-29

Headquarters: New York, New York, United States

Industry: Information Technology, Internet, Software

What they do: ArtBinder is the leading application for galleries that allows users to present artworks remotely with simple, intuitive tools.

47. Caseload

Acquisition amount: Not disclosed

Acquired: 2022-12-06

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Industry: Embedded Software, Software, Software Engineering

What they do: Caseload is a software engineering company located in Toronto.

Conclusion

 

Volaris group has been a dominant and notable player within the M&A landscape in the last five years. A firm well known for strengthening businesses and helping businesses gain competitive advantage, it is one of many firms to look out for in 2023 regarding M&A deals within the SaaS industry.

This concludes our list of acquisitions made by Volaris Group Inc.

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Paul Apronti is a Growth Marketer at BitsForDigits. He holds an MBA and has deep subject matter expertise in SEO and growth marketing from his experience working internationally in multiple startups.


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