Valsoft concludes its first transaction in Quebec with the acquisition of GGGolf, the Quebec leader in golf management software
MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ –
Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal – based company that specializes in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of GGGolf, the Quebec leader in golf management software. This transaction marks Valsoft’s first acquisition in Quebec.
Since 2001, GGGolf has provided high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations. GGGolf offers a powerful and customizable golf management system, including web and mobile apps for online tee-time bookings across Canada. The transaction also includes MinuteGolf.ca, Quebec’s leading online golf registration portal.
“We are thrilled to be joining the Valsoft family” says Gilles Gauthier, founder and president of GGGolf. “In Valsoft, we have found a Quebec – based partner that shares our passion for innovation and will help our team bring GGGolf to the next level”.
“We were impressed from the beginning by GGGolf’s dedication to customer satisfaction. The values and quality of its services were, without a doubt, the main contributors to making GGGolf the uncontested leader in the industry.”, said Micheal Assi, CEO of Valsoft’s Travel and Leisure group. “The synergies between GGGolf, DockMaster and our family of property management software businesses made GGGolf an ideal fit for cross-selling opportunities in other markets and as a value-added component for our portfolio.”
Philippe Desjardins, Head of M&A for the group, who spearheaded the acquisition is particularity proud of this first acquisition in Quebec. “We’re extremely excited about this milestone. The acquisition of GGGolf is the first step towards our commitment to offer a permanent home to local software businesses while accelerating and continuing to foster local entrepreneurial initiatives. In addition, GGGolf puts Valsoft at the forefront of the Canadian club management vertical and reinforces our product offering in the travel and leisure space, globally.”.
Valsoft Corporation was represented internally by Aude Florin, Legal Counsel and General Counsel David Felicissimo. GGGolf was represented by Justine Gauthier and Gabriel Castiglio of Fasken Martineau Dumoulin in Montreal.
About Valsoft Corporation
Valsoft Corporation acquires and develops vertical market software companies, enabling each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. A key tenet of Valsoft’s philosophy is to invest in well-established businesses and foster an entrepreneurial environment that shapes a company into a leader in its respective industry. Unlike private equity and VC firms, Valsoft does not have a predefined investment horizon and looks to buy, hold, and create value through long-term partnerships with existing management and customers. For more information www.valsoftcorp.com
GGGolf is the Quebec leader in Golf operations software. GGGolf offers a complete, customizable and modular golf management system, adapted to the unique needs of each club. GGGolf is a Quebec company specialized in golf software for more than 18 years. See more at www.gggolf.ca
Source: Valsoft Corporation Inc.