EBIX Acquires Acclamation Systems

Ebix’s acquisition of Acclamation Systems further’s Ebix’s position as a leading powerhouse of insurance transactions worldwide.

Joseph C. Ott, Former Owner & President

Client Description

The company

Acclamation Systems is a leading provider of SaaS-based healthcare benefits and claims management software.

Buyer Description

The company

Ebix is the international developer and supplier of software and e-commerce solutions for the insurance industry.

PRESS RELEASE OVERVIEW

Software Equity Group's Client, Acclamation Systems, Acquired by Ebix

San Diego, CA, — Software Equity Group today announced its client Acclamation Systems, Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based healthcare benefits and claims management software, has been acquired by Ebix, Inc., the international developer and supplier of software and e-commerce solutions for the insurance industry. The transaction includes a cash payment at closing of $22 million to Acclamation shareholders, plus a potential earn-out cash payment of up to $3 million paid over a period of 2 years from the date of acquisition, if specific revenue targets of the new Health Benefits division of Ebix are achieved. Ebix funded the acquisition through a mix of convertible debt and internal sources using its own cash reserves.

Robin Raina, Chairman, President and CEO of Ebix, Inc., said, “The acquisition of Acclamation Systems is another step forward toward establishing Ebix as a leading powerhouse of insurance transactions in the world. It will mark Ebix’s entry into the fast growing health benefits and claims processing sector of the insurance industry.”

Joe Ott, the founder and owner of Acclamation Systems, said, “This is the right move for our customers, our employees and the company. Joining forces with Ebix provides us with access to additional resources to build on our track record of success. I’m confident the company is in good hands.” Software Equity Group, L.L.C. served as financial advisor to Acclamation.

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