ACCEO Solutions Inc.



ACCEO Solutions Inc.

March 04, 2013 07:00 ET

ACCEO Solutions Acquires Management Software Firm OGC

The company adds to its portfolio of products for hardware and construction material retailers and strengthens its position in the Canadian market

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 4, 2013) - ACCEO Solutions, a Canadian leader in IT consulting services and financial and business solutions for SMBs, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of most of the assets of Les Systèmes Informatiques O.G.C. (OGC), a company which provides custom software solutions which meet the specific needs of hardware retailers, renovation centres, and gardening centres. As a result of this deal, the complete OGC-Plus integrated management software suite, which boasts over 5500 users in Canada, is being added to the ACCEO Solutions product lineup.

The ACCEO Solutions offering will thus now include no less than three products especially designed for hardware and building material centres. A well-established enterprise, OGC serves nearly 300 clients in Quebec and the rest of Canada. For ACCEO Solutions, the possibility of cross-sales of other products (such as dashboards, business forms, and point-of-sale payment systems) to these new clients has great potential for organic growth.

Over the course of 25 years, OGC has earned an enviable reputation by providing high-performance solutions which are adapted to meet the needs of hardware retailers and renovation centres, and which integrate business processes, facilitating sales, customer service, purchasing, human resources, finance, and inventory management operations.

"We are extremely proud to be adding OGC's solutions to our range of hardware store and building material centre products," says Gilles Létourneau, president and CEO of ACCEO Solutions. "Not only does this transaction allow us to expand our product portfolio, but it also solidifies our position as a major player in the industry, allowing our company to grow even more."

"We are thrilled to pass our solutions onto a company which will definitely be able to continue offering the know-how, quality, and service which has always gone hand in hand with our products; a company which will ensure the development of our products in accordance with customers' growing needs," says Olivier Du Paul, president of OGC.

This acquisition will serve to enhance ACCEO Solutions' expertise and reinforce its team. OGC currently has some 30 employees.

About ACCEO Solutions

Leading Canadian IT company ACCEO Solutions (formerly GFI Business Solutions) specializes in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services. ACCEO Solutions, which is currently experiencing an active growth phase, boasts nearly 1000 employees, approximately 55 000 clients, and annual revenues of over $100 million. Its most recent acquisitions include Tender Retail, activeMédia Développement, Fortsum Business Solutions, and Bell Business Solutions. These acquisitions have enabled the company to break into new and promising vertical markets and extend its product and service offering to businesses of all sizes and to municipalities and other public service organizations. For more information, please go to www.acceo.com.

About Les Systèmes Informatiques O.G.C.

Les Systèmes Informatiques O.G.C. is a Canadian information technology provider for the hardware and building materials industry. It offers management solutions for purchases, inventory, finance, sales, customer service, and human resources. For more information, visit http://www.ogcinc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Caroline Doyon
    Senior Consultant
    Simard Hamel Communications
    514 287-9811, ext. 25
    c.doyon@shc.ca

    Andre Desjardins
    Marketing Director, Shared Services
    ACCEO Solutions Inc.
    514 288-7161, ext. 3586
    andre.desjardins@acceo.com