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Europe's most profitable software companies in 2017


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BY : Diego GutiérrezJanuary Wed, 2018

Find out the most profitable companies in the European Software sector in 2017: what they do, their share prices, their profitability and the most important M&A operations they have been involved in.

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Find out about the most profitable companies in the European Software sector in 2017: what they do, their share prices, profitability and M&A transactions (mergers and acquisitions) that they have starred in.

Europe's most profitable software companies in 2017

 

CompanyDescriptionCountryQuotation ENE
(euro)
Quotation DEC
(euro)
PROFITABILITY
(%)
Sage (SAGE)Sage develops software solutions and business management services for freelancers, entrepreneurs, SMEs, consultancies and professional practices, and large companies.United Kingdom50,77164,71224,42
Sophos (SOPH)Sophos develops network security and threat management products to protect organisations against malicious acts.United Kingdom259570120,08
Temenos (TEMN)Temenos Group is a leading provider of banking software systems.Switzerland7212573,61
Intershop Communications (ISH2)Intershop Communications AG is a leading provider of comprehensive, state-of-the-art e-commerce solutions.Germany1,0961,789
63,23
Affecto (AFE1V)Affecto is the forerunner in the field of Enterprise Information Management in Northern Europe.Finland2,94,5356,21

 

Your most important M&A transactions in 2017

 

BuyerTargetDescriptionCountryAmount
SageIntacctIntacct develops web-based and cloud-based accounting and financial management applications for businesses.USA$850M
SophosInvinceaInvincea is a next-generation security software company that provides advanced threat detection, prevention and analysis.USA$120M
TemenosRubikRubik is a leading technology company offering innovative wealth management solutions.Australia-

 

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