February 10, 2014 Alex Woodie
Backed by the private equity firm Candescent Partners, Quadrant Software today announced the acquisition of Business Computer Design Int’l. and its business partner ExcelSystems Software Development to create one of the larger IBM i software vendors. The companies will continue to operate as they are, no layoffs are planned, and BCD customers will see no immediate changes as a result of the deal, Quadrant CEO Steve Woodard says.
Chicago-based BCD Software and ExcelSystems (ESDI), which is based in British Columbia, Canada, will become entities under the Quadrant brand, joining two other Quadrant companies, SoftBase and NetLert. The combination of