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Superion, TriTech and Aptean's Public Sector Business Will Merge to Make North America's Communities Safer and Smarter


The new software company will support existing products and invest in
developing technologies that reduce the number of victims of crimes and
disasters and increase engagement with local government

Superion, TriTech and Aptean, three leading technology companies
that offer proven solutions for public safety and public administration
agencies, today announced that they have entered into a definitive
agreement to create a new business focused on building software that
solves some of the most critical issues facing local governments. The
combination of Superion,
and the public sector and healthcare business of Aptean
creates an industry leader that will offer the broadest and most agile
suite of software solutions to serve agencies of all sizes across North
America. The transaction is the largest investment focused exclusively
on developing software for the public sector.

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Simon Angove, CEO, Superion (Photo: Business Wire)

Simon Angove, CEO, Superion (Photo: Business Wire)

The new company will maintain all current products from each business
while investing in the development of new and advanced technology
solutions. Its public safety business will focus on making communities
safer and reducing the number of victims of crime and disaster through
solutions such as integrating devices that detect active shooters with
emergency response systems, forecasting and preventing crimes through
smarter patrolling, and advanced analytics that help measure and improve
public safety, among many others. Its public administration business
will focus on making local government more transparent and engaging with
solutions that empower residents with interactive voice-enabled bill
payment, improve tracking and response time for permitting, and use AI
and data science to quickly transform local government data into
web-enabled reports, among many other solutions.

The new company will be led by Simon
, an experienced technology and software executive who
currently serves as CEO of Superion. "In an environment of increasing
citizen expectations and constrained public resources, technology can
play a critical role by creating a multiplier effect on the work done by
public sector agencies. The new company brings together the largest pool
of talent focused specifically on building innovative software
technologies for the public sector, and will look to incorporate recent
advances in data science, cloud-based solutions, IoT and AI/ML to
enhance the capabilities and impact of the public sector," said Angove.
TriTech President and CEO Tony Eales will join the board of the new

Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital will be co-owners of the combined
business. Bain Capital acquired TriTech this year, and Superion and
Aptean are both portfolio companies of Vista Equity Partners. Both firms
are well experienced in investing in and managing some of the world's
most innovative enterprise software companies. Their expertise and best
practices, combined with an experienced management team, will enable the
new company to truly power innovation in the government technology space.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is
expected to close during the third quarter of 2018. Macquarie Capital
served as the financial advisor to TriTech. Shea & Company served as the
exclusive financial advisor to Aptean and Superion.

About Superion

Superion is a leading software and information technology solutions
provider that meets the specialized requirements of city, municipal, and
county governments, as well as public safety and justice agencies and
nonprofit organizations. Drawing upon more than 35 years of experience,
the knowledge and expertise of Superion employees help communities that
rely on our software serve more than 175 million people each day.
Superion is Powering the Public Experience. Learn more at

About TriTech

TriTech revolutionized the public safety industry by becoming one of the
first vendors to embed mapping technology into computer aided dispatch
software and to develop one of the most sophisticated recommendation
algorithms. Today, TriTech leads the way as the undisputed leader with
software that covers every facet within the incident-response workflow,
including 911, computer aided dispatch, field-based reporting, records
management, jail management, analytics and intelligence, reporting, and
ambulance billing software.

About Aptean

Aptean provides very specific industries with very specific ERP, supply
chain management and customer experience solutions. In today's
fast-paced, highly competitive economy, organizations don't have time to
waste forcing homegrown software, spreadsheets, and one-size-fits-all
solutions to do things they were never designed to do. Aptean is on a
mission to end those workarounds – with industry-specific solutions
instead of generic software, expert support instead of making you go it
alone, and a steady influx of new ideas instead of the status quo.
That's why over 7,000 highly specialized organizations in more than 20
industries and 74 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday

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