SOURCE: SilverSun Technologies, Inc.
LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., a national provider of transformational business technology solutions and services, has signed a letter of intent to acquire ESC Software, a leading Arizona-based reseller of Sage Software and Acumatica applications. Founded in 2000, ESC has implemented technology solutions at prominent companies throughout the Southwest.
The deal is expected to add more than $1,700,000 in annual revenue and will be immediately accretive to SilverSun's earnings. It is anticipated that the transaction, which is subject to the signing of definitive agreements and customary closing conditions, will close on or before April 30, 2014. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Mark Meller, CEO of SilverSun, stated, "ESC Software and its founder, Alan Hardy, have a tremendous reputation spanning several decades as a valued Sage business partner. The company has a solid revenue stream and a strong, established customer base. This transaction further solidifies our position as one of the largest resellers of Sage Software in the United States. We continue to execute on our business plan to increase value for our shareholders by increasing profitable sales and acquiring companies and technologies. "
"This acquisition makes SWK Technologies a dynamic force with significant market presence in the Southwest," added Jeffrey D. Roth, CEO of SWK Technologies. "Further, the fact that both SWK and ESC have added Acumatica to their portfolios is an indicator that our business strategies are very much aligned. With our management talent, in-house expertise, and financial resources, we are confident that the combined companies will be able to accelerate sales and earnings growth. Our shared commitment to putting clients' needs first ensures ESC Software's client base will continue to receive superior service. We are very excited about our future prospects."
About ESC Software
Founded in 1989, ESC Software is one of the Southwest's leading providers of business management software for growing companies of all sizes and industries. ESC Software provides a full breadth of services such as pre-sales consulting, needs analysis, system review and design, implementation, training, support and strategic planning.
ESC Software is committed to excellence -- in our staff, our service and the products we represent. Covering every facet of business management, our applications are backed by publishers with a global presence, who are known for their strength and strategic direction.
For additional information, visit ESC Software's corporate website: http://www.escsoftware.com/
About SilverSun Technologies, Inc.
SilverSun Technologies is involved in the acquisition and build-out of technology and software companies. The Company's growth strategy is to acquire firms in the extensive and expanding, but highly fragmented, business solutions marketplace, as it seeks to create substantial value for shareholders. Since June 2004, SilverSun has acquired SWK Technologies, Inc., Business Tech Solutions Group, Inc., Wolen Katz Associates, AMP-BEST Consulting, Inc. and Hightower, Inc. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers an array of accounting and business management products, including its own proprietary software, as well as a wide range of value-added services.
For additional information, visit SilverSun's corporate website: www.silversuntech.com
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