8 May 2015

FW recently advised Jonas Software (“Jonas”), a division of TSX-listed Constellation Software Inc., on the acquisition of Show Data Systems Limited (“SDS”) and Interchange Communications Limited (“ICL”), leading providers of event registration software and services who command a strong presence in the UK trade and exhibition market.

SDS and ICL provide online and front of house registration software and services for consumer, trade and conference events.

Jonas is the leading provider of enterprise management software solutions to the Club, Leisure Fitness & Sports, Salon & Spa, Foodservice, Construction, Attractions, Metal Service Centers, Moving & Storage, Education, Radiology/Laboratory Information Systems, Consumer Product Licensing, and Retail industries. Within these 12 vertical markets, Jonas boasts over 50 distinct brands, all of which are respected and longstanding leaders within their own domain. Jonas’ vision is to be the branded global leader across the aforementioned 12 vertical markets and to be recognized by customers and respective industry stakeholders as the trusted provider of Software For Life.

Working alongside the excellent in-house legal team at Jonas and Constellation, Head of Corporate Richie Clark and corporate associate Hannah Sensecall led the FW team, which included employment partner Aron Pope, tax partner Emma Bailey and tax associate Jaspal Pachu. Stuart Hodge Corporate Lawyers acted for the sellers.



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