AppDirect Acquires Montreal-Based Radialpoint

AppDirect, the San Francisco-based cloud service marketplace and management company, has acquired Montreal-based Radialpoint, a provider of sales and technical support services and technologies.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Radialpoint was founded in 1997 and had not raised a round of capital financing since 2008 when it received $98 million from TA Associates, a private equity and buyout firm.

AppDirect had Canadian connections prior to this transaction.  Its founders – Daniel Saks and Nicolas Desmarais (from the family behind Quebec-based Power Corporation) – are both originally from Canada and the company already had an office in Montreal prior to this acquisition.  This is AppDirect’s fifth acquisition but the first one since it raised $140 million in venture capital financing back in October 2015, a Series E round led by JP Morgan Chase.  Just prior to completing that round of funding, AppDirect acquired AppCarousel, a transaction for which Q1 Capital Partners provided a fairness opinion to AppCarousel’s board of directors.

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