Infor Acquires Group Laurier to Expand Services to Distribution Industry

Acquisition of Leading Reseller of Infor10 Distribution Business (SX.e) Expands Infor's Presence in Canada

NEW YORK -  Aug 08, 2012

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the acquisition of longtime channel partner Le Groupe Laurier CIM Inc. / Laurier CIM Group Inc. (known as Group Laurier), a reseller of Infor10 Distribution Business (SX.e) to the Distribution market in Canada. Based in Montreal with additional operations in Toronto, Group Laurier has 70 customers and 30 employees.   

News Points

  • The acquisition of Group Laurier strengthens Infor's relationship with Infor10 Distribution Business (SX.enterprise) customers in Canada by creating a 100-percent direct relationship with them.  Software, support and services are now provided directly by Infor. Infor can now better manage strategic customer relationships and provide more guidance, value and direct access to Infor innovation.
  • Existing Group Laurier customers will experience no disruption in their support, and will be able to take advantage of Infor's award-winning Xtreme Support.
  • The acquisition of Group Laurier is a sound, practical business transaction for Infor and creates new opportunity in Canada, adding strong consulting resources in Canada and specific expertise in the French Canadian market. In addition, Group Laurier has completed all French Canadian localizations and translations for Infor10 Distribution (SX.e).

About Infor

Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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