Thompson Street Portfolio Company Global Software Acquires Atlas

ST. LOUIS (February 27, 2017) – Global Software, Inc. (GSI), a portfolio company of Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP) announced today that it has acquired Globe Software Pty. Ltd., the creator of Atlas, a leading Microsoft Excel-based reporting software solution. With the addition of Atlas, GSI will serve more than 75,000 users and 4,500 customers across more than 60 countries.

GSI is the leading provider of Excel-based automation and reporting software solutions to enhance enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business intelligence platforms. The company’s software solutions integrate with more than 60 leading ERP platforms. GSI’s flagship product, Spreadsheet Server, enables users to access operational and financial data across multiple platforms from within an Excel spreadsheet in order to produce dynamic reports with powerful drill-down capabilities.

Founded in 1997 in Perth, Australia, Atlas (www.globalsoftwareinc.com) provides reporting and data analytic software solutions to access, analyze and consume business information in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Atlas integrates with the Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX ERP platforms in addition to Dynamics CRM. The company has offices in Perth, London and Fargo, ND.

“We are ecstatic to welcome the Atlas brand to Global Software as we continue to build on the undisputed market leadership of Atlas as the standard for Excel reporting and automation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX,” stated Spencer Kupferman, President & CEO of GSI. “The loyal user following that Atlas has created around the globe combined with Spreadsheet Server’s worldwide brand popularity across dozens of leading ERP systems continues to strengthen our position as the world leader in Excel reporting and automation.”

Said Jim Cooper, Managing Partner of TSCP, “The highly complementary acquisition of Atlas will expand the range of customers and ERPs that Global Software can reach, including in key international markets. We look forward to working with the Global Software team to accelerate Atlas’s already impressive growth.”

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