Constellation Software Inc.

Constellation Software Inc.

December 16, 2008 17:00 ET

Constellation Software Inc. Acquires Food Service Assets of Superior School Supplies Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2008) - Constellation Software Inc. ("Constellation") (TSX:CSU) announced today that it has completed, through its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation ("Harris"), the acquisition of the food service software assets of Superior School Supplies, Inc. ("Superior").

As a result of the purchase, Superior staff will join Harris School Solutions, the Harris business unit focused on delivering mission critical systems to K-12 school districts in North America. Harris will immediately assume responsibility for the eTritionWare, MealTracker, AccuScan, and EZSchoolPay product lines. The Superior staff will continue to operate from their existing facilities in Wichita, Kansas and Parsons, Kansas.

Harris School Solutions General Manager Jerry Canada stated, "This acquisition represents a continuation of our strategy to expand our food service product offering for school districts. The Superior customer base overlaps nicely with our existing client base in the Midwest and California running Harris financial and student management solutions."

About Constellation:

Constellation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CSU". Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a number of industries across both the public and private sectors. Constellation acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries.

About Harris:

Harris is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation and is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government, public power and water entities as well as school districts throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at, or call 888-847-7747.

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