On September 30, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE:GAC), the Canadian-based global supplier of mission critical business software, successfully completed its acquisition of JBA, a leading ERP and supply chain software supplier. The combined entity is now one of the world's largest application software businesses, with combined annualized revenue of more than C$1.3 billion, over 30,000 customers and 6,000 total employees.
JBA Join Forces to Form New ERP Giant Event Summary The combination of Geac's and JBA's enterprise applications creates the fourth largest business applications vendor in the world after SAP, Oracle and Peoplesoft. The new alliance combines two similarly oriented global businesses that have recently been reorganized to improve a recent streak or poor performance. The new business combines growth, earnings consistency, and world-wide coverage, and is well placed to capitalize on the resumption of growth