Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Accela, Inc. Accela is a leading provider of civic engagement software solutions for state, county and municipal governments. Abry Partners, an existing shareholder, will remain an investor in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Accela’s platform can transform how local and state governments interact with businesses and other constituents,” said Tom Kuo, Managing Director at Berkshire Partners. “We believe the

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Mobile App Connects Citizen Directly with City Hall to Fulfill Service Requests Faster and with Greater Transparency -- Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today it has acquired PublicStuff, based in New York City. The acquisition makes Accela one of the largest providers of service request and citizen relationship management (CRM) in the industry, giving citizens a channel to communicate directly with their government using the Accela Civic Platform.

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Acquisitions Make Accela the Largest and Most Robust Software Platform for Government, Being Used by More Than 2,000 Agency Customers Worldwide -- Accela, innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Springbrook Software, based in Portland, Oregon, and SoftRight, based in Westford, Massachusetts. Springbrook’s nationally renowned solutions will anchor the Finance & Administration solution suite on the Accela Civic Platform with SoftRight’s regionally specialized products bolstering the offering. The Accela

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ABRY Partners Leads Equity Financing in Conjunction with Landmark Partners, J.P. Morgan Private Equity and Karlani Capital -- Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has closed $143.5 million in new financing. Accela will deploy the new capital to round out its cloud offering, expand the capabilities of the Civic Platform, and scale sales efforts for its worldwide installed base. The Civic Platform is transforming how governments

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Manage Environmental Health Programs and Processes While Regulating the $1.5 Trillion Hospitality Industry. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Decade Software, a provider of environmental health and safety solutions to Health Departments in the United States and abroad. The solution empowers Directors, Program Managers, Administrators, Inspectors and Public Constituents by giving them the tools, training and expertise to

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Streamline Communication, Save Time and Engage Citizens -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Government Outreach, a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States. This first acquisition in the CRM segment will enable two-way communication between agency and citizen anytime, anywhere, on the device of their

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New Civic Platform Offering Streamlines Recreation Operations, Certification and Compliance Programs for Federal and State Agencies. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Kinsail, a Virginia-based provider of recreation and resource management solution for more than a dozen Federal and State agencies and hundreds of sites across the United States. Kinsail solutions, which will be renamed Recreation and Resource Management, empower agencies to improve business

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Enhance Coordination Between Municipalities, Utilities and Agencies of All Sizes and Provide Real-Time Information to Government and Citizens. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts- based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States. The acquisition extends the value of the Accela Civic

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New Solutions Extend Civic Platform to Streamline Public Meetings and Board Governance, Enhance Government Transparency and Engage Citizens. -- Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that it has acquired IQM2, a New York-based provider of legislative solutions to more than 250 customers in the United States. IQM2’s complete cloud solution unifies the entire experience of preparing, deciding and sharing the results and content of public meetings online. The acquisition

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Acquisition bolsters growing portfolio of government agency customers leveraging the Accela Civic Platform. -- Accela, Inc., the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government agencies, announced today that it has acquired GeoTMS, a provider of municipal software solutions to more than 100 agencies in the United States. The acquisition of GeoTMS bolsters Accela’s growing portfolio of government agency customers leveraging the Accela Civic Platform for land management solutions including permitting, inspection, code enforcement, planning

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