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EagleView Technology Corporation Acquired by Vista Equity Partners

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

EagleView

William Blair & Company acted as the exclusive financial advisor to EagleView Technology Corporation in connection with its sale to Vista Equity Partners. The transaction was announced on June 16, 2015.

Transaction Highlights

  • Continued momentum in software M&A: Over the last 18 months, William Blair has completed 22 software M&A transactions, representing over $6 billion in total transaction value. EagleView represents the eighth software M&A transaction signed and/or closed year-to-date.
     
  • Execution excellence: William Blair leveraged the high level of interest to coordinate an extremely competitive, selective, and efficient process. William Blair drove the marketing process from launch to signing in less than 45 days, resulting in a highly successful outcome for the company’s shareholders and employees.
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  • Focus on technology market leaders: William Blair consistently works with market leaders in the technology industry. As the clear market leader in aerial imagery software and analytics with untapped growth opportunities resulting from its proprietary data, EagleView commanded strong interest from both strategic and private equity acquirers.

About the Companies

EagleView Technology Corporation, through its two wholly owned subsidiaries, EagleView Technologies, Inc. and Pictometry International Corp., is the unparalleled provider of aerial imagery, data analytics, and GIS solutions serving the commercial, government, and public utility sectors. The company’s patented image capture processes and 3-D modeling algorithms coupled with property-centric analytic tools empower end-user workflows with scalable, efficient, and highly accurate answer sets in support of property claims, risk management, construction, emergency response, assessment, corridor mapping, and more.

Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, and San Francisco, with over $14 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in dynamic, successful software, data, and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multilevel support toward companies realizing their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing.

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