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Kerridge Commercial Systems to acquire Omni Accounts Software

KCS to acquire Omni Accounts Software

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), the global provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and business management software for distribution, servicing and rental businesses, has reached an agreement to acquire Omni Accounts Software.

The acquisition of Kwa-Zulu Natal based Omni Accounts Software is a further strategic investment for KCS in South Africa and part of its ongoing plans to provide market leading vertical specific cloud software suites across ERP and business management solutions.

Following this transaction, the KCS group will serve over 21,000 customers and 100,000 users across the African continent.

Andy Kudla, Managing Director of Omni Accounts Software said, “Since our inception in 1983, we have steadily built a significant presence in the Southern Africa. We have developed a reputation for delivering best in class software that allows clients to improve operational efficiency via one central software solution. Joining forces with KCS now enables us to grow our footprint even further, as well as to expand our offering with access to more expertise and cloud software solutions for our customers to really help them drive their businesses forward. We are all very excited to join forces with KCS and look forward to our future growth within the group.”

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Ian Bendelow (Group CEO at KCS) said, “This is a key strategic acquisition for KCS, it strengthens our presence on the African continent, expands our capability and provides a further platform for growth across Africa. The Omni Accounts Software team have built a great business; they are renowned for delivering excellent software and services to customers and understand the market intimately. Now, as a part of KCS, Omni Accounts will be able to offer even greater benefits to customers via leveraging KCS extensive portfolio of vertical specific cloud software solutions and layered applications to support their clients. I’m excited to see the opportunities accelerate as we offer customers, present and future, the innovation that they need in a changing world.”

Omni Accounts Software is a long-established software provider with particular strengths servicing the retail, distribution, mining and accounting sectors throughout Southern Africa. Omni Accounts Software provides mission critical ERP solutions to customers, both directly and via business partner channels.

KCS is a market-leading and award-winning vertically focused cloud ERP and business management software provider with over 34,000 customers worldwide, focusing on the automotive, distributive, wholesaling and equipment hire markets. KCS’s industry specific cloud software suites support complex, vertical specific workflows, and provide mission critical solutions that enable its clients to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively. KCS has offices in the UK, Europe, USA, across Africa, the Nordic countries and Australia. KCS serves customers in 76 countries and has 1,200 staff worldwide.


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