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Sitecore Has Acquired Four51

Four51 Profile

  • Four51 helps manufacturers, distributors and retailers increase speed and agility, live flexibly and innovate constantly with an e-commerce platform of the future
  • The company’s OrderCloud platform is officially MACH certified, featuring microservices-based, API-first, cloud-native SaaS, headless architecture
  • The platform powers e-commerce, order management and B2B marketplace solutions for businesses with the most complex operational realities
  • Four51 was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN

Sitecore Profile

  • Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers the world’s smartest brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers
  • The company has continuously innovated its product offering and, from its heritage in web content management software, has developed a diversified digital experience management offering
  • Sitecore was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA
  • Sitecore is a portfolio company of EQT, a leading global private investment firm with focuses across a range of sectors, geographies and strategies
We share a vision with Sitecore to help our customers succeed in a digital-first world. Our employees and partners have worked tirelessly to provide organizations with a seamless, future-proof way to deliver innovative e-commerce experiences that help brands seize the digital opportunity – and this next stage is a testament to our focus on excellence.

Mark Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, Four51

Our mission is to disrupt the digital experience market and these acquisitions will extend our leadership position. Sitecore’s innovative digital experience platform spanning content to commerce provides companies with the flexibility and agility necessary to keep pace with changing demands ensuring they seize the digital opportunity to strengthen consumer connections. We’re thrilled to welcome the Boxever and Four51 teams to Sitecore and together, we’ll shape the future of digital engagement.

Steve Tzikakis

Chief Executive Officer, Sitecore

  • Sitecore’s agreement to acquire Four51 was announced on March 3, 2021; financial terms were not disclosed
  • This transaction is a part of Sitecore’s $1.2 billion growth plan that outlines their commitment to invest in a product roadmap that delivers faster innovation
  • The Four51 platform complements Sitecore’s existing B2C commerce capabilities and will enable Sitecore to define the digital experience market moving forward
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to Sitecore
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