OpenText Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Certain Customer Experience Software Assets of HP Inc.
Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX) (TSX: OTC) announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain customer experience software and services assets from HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ). The software assets acquired include HP TeamSite, a modern multi-channel digital experience management platform for web content management, HP MediaBin, a digital asset management solution, HP Qfiniti, an intelligent workforce optimization solution designed to improve enterprise contact center management, as well as HP Explore, HP Aurasma, and HP Optimost.
OpenText expects that the acquisition will complement its current software portfolio, particularly its Customer Experience Management and Cloud offerings, allowing OpenText to better serve its customers by offering them a wider selection of software solutions. In addition, this acquisition is expected to enhance the multi-channel digital experience of OpenText’s customers by providing them with leading software products in marketing optimization, mobile marketing, and voice of the customer programs.
OpenText looks forward to welcoming the HP Inc. Customer Experience Software employees, customers, and partners to OpenText upon close of the transaction.
Terms of the Agreement
The transaction purchase price is approximately $170 million. The Customer Experience software business being acquired is expected to generate between $85m and $95m of annualized revenues, be immediately accretive and be on the OpenText operating model within the first 12 months after closing. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 and is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.