Hyland acquires perceptive softwareHyland Software, creator of OnBase, makes improvements to their product every day, but yesterday was a little bigger than most.  Hyland entered into agreement to acquire Perceptive Software, a popular suite of document management software that includes products such as ImageNow, Brainware, and Nolij.  The agreement stems from Lexmark’s recent divestiture of their Software portfolio to Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm that also owns Hyland.

Thoma Bravo acquired Perceptive Software, and popular document capture businesses, Kofax and ReadSoft.  Kofax & ReadSoft will become a stand-alone company, led by existing leadership, but leaves the door open for future partnership opportunities with OnBase.  There are a number of OnBase, Perceptive, Kofax, Image Now, & Nolij customers in the Pacific Northwest, so these moves bolster OnBase’s position as the leading Enterprise Content Management software provider.



More information about the acquisition can be found in the links below;

Open Letter to Perceptive and Hyland Customers and Partners

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Lexmark’s Enterprise Software Business



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