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Applimation Has Been Acquired by Informatica

About Applimation

  • Applimation, a privately-held company based in Chicago, was the leading independent provider of application data management solutions for Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel and custom environments
  • The company had over 290 customers, including Aetna Life Insurance Company, AT&T Mobility, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Getty Images, The Hudson’s Bay Company, IKON Office Solutions and Starbucks
  • Founded in 1998, Applimation had 140 employees and was backed by Battery Ventures

About Informatica

  • Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) is a leading provider of data integration software and services for the enterprise
  • Informatica’s products span the data integration spaces, with tools that form a framework for maintaining enterprise-wide data warehouses and ETL processing
  • The company had 3,500 customers worldwide at the time of the acquisition, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California

Transaction Notes

  • The acquisition of Applimation by Informatica was announced on February 12, 2009; financial terms were not disclosed
  • The acquisition of Applimation advances Informatica’s offerings in the data integration space, and will create a platform to access, integrate and trust active and archived data while reducing total cost of ownership
  • Informatica will be able to deliver a single product portfolio that can manage the phases of application data lifecycle from data migration, test data management, archiving and application retirement
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to Applimation in the company’s sale to Informatica, and had previously advised Applimation on the carveout and sale to LogicalApps (subsequently acquired by Oracle) of the company’s Integra business unit
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