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Mergers and Acquisitions Software Company, Deven Software, Acquires Springboard Business Tools

Deven Software, a leader in M&A software, acquires Springboard Business Tools to provide a comprehensive M&A management toolkit to corporate development and integration teams

GREENBELT, Md., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Deven Software has acquired the intellectual property assets of Springboard Business Tools known as the M&A Management Toolkit.  The toolkit provides a comprehensive methodology that Corporate Development and Post-Merger Integration teams can use to plan and manage the entire M&A lifecycle from target evaluation through post-merger integration.

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"We see a strong need from M&A professionals for tools and a comprehensive methodology that could be used to plan, schedule and manage their M&A activities" states Nick Perdikis, CEO of Deven Software. "This acquisition adds to our current software platform amplifying our value proposition to the M&A market.  Individuals and teams can take immediate advantage of the M&A Management Toolkit as a self-contained download or within our EMA-Transact and EMA-Integrate software application."

"The M&A Management Toolkit provides the structure, tools and techniques to guide M&A professionals, as well those new to M&A, through each step of the life cycle; from target identification, scoring and ranking, through detailed due diligence, transaction close and post-acquisition integration. The toolkit contains templates to plan the integration as well as comprehensive checklists for thorough functional integration," said Paul Saldo, Deven Software's CSO.  "The toolkit is centered on tried and true practices eliminating miss-steps in the M&A process. This comprehensive toolkit represents over 20 years of Mergers and Acquisitions experience from practice professionals accomplished in all phases of the M&A life cycle.  "


The M&A Management Toolkit is available for purchase and immediate download via Deven Software's website and includes the following 16 tools:

  • M&A Process Map
  • Communication Plan
  • Acquisition Tracker
  • Workstream Charter
  • Acquisition Ranking Tool
  • Integration for Core Functions
  • M&A Opportunity Funnel
  • Integration Workplan Template
  • Desktop Due Diligence
  • Workstream Cross-Functional Dependency Log
  • Key Employee Retention Plan
  • Workstream Risks and Issues Log
  • M&A Due Diligence Checklist
  • Workstream Status Report
  • M&A Integration Methodology  

About Deven Software LLC

Deven Software is exclusively focused on bringing its innovative and practical transaction and integration software solutions to M&A professionals, corporate development and post-merger integration teams around the world. Deven Software offers EMA-Transact, EMA-Integrate and EMA-Integrate Plus in a secure SaaS cloud environment or on premise. For more information on Deven Software and the EMA suite of products, please visit Product briefings are available by contacting us at Email or 855-DEVENSOFT (855-338-3676).

Contact Info:

Paul Saldo
Chief Sales Officer