Enprise Group raises $1.4m, takes iSell stake

Enprise Group raises $1.4m, takes iSell stake

Enprise Group (NZAX: ENS) has raised $1.4 million in new equity and paid AUD $673,420 for a 14.6% holding in cloud quoting company iSell. 

In November 2017 Enprise Group announced a capital raise in the form of a rights issue. Its purpose was to repay debt incurred for the acquisition of 47% of Kilimanjaro Consulting Pty Limited and provide for future growth. The 1 for 10 non-renounceable rights issue at $1.39 closed fully subscribed on 30 November with 852,664 new shares issued raising $1,185,203 in new equity. 

Also in November 2017, a staff share scheme offered Enprise staff private placements of new shares at $1.39. This closed on 8 December with 165,753 new shares issued, raising NZD $233,133 in further new equity.  

In total Enprise Group raised $1,415,600 and has 9,545,062 shares on issue.

On 19 December Enprise Group paid AUD $673,420 for a 14.6% holding in iSell, a cloud-based quoting system used by the IT reseller market in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. The IT reseller market uses iSell to generate customer quotes for over 4.5 million products from more than 2000 vendors.

On 30 November 2017 Enprise Group paid NZD $223,737 for a 6.49% holding in Vadacom, a cloud based VOIP phone and virtual PABX provider.

Enprise Group is now invested in five businesses – the wholly owned Enprise Solutions, joint ventures Datagate Innovation and Kilimanjaro Consulting, and holdings in iSell and Vadacom.

Enprise Group CEO Elliot Cooper says Enprise Group is growing its identity as an investment vehicle for high-growth tech companies that complement its core ERP capability. 

“Our strategy for these investments is to unlock mutual synergies to accelerate growth for all,” he says.

“Vadacom and Enprise Solutions share a significant number of customers and have a similar target market. Datagate and iSell both target the same Managed Service Provider market and can link their sales and marketing functions to give each other sales introductions. Our Kilimanjaro acquisition better utilises the cloud skills and infrastructure resources already deployed by Enprise. These interlocking characteristics are a hallmark of Enprise Group’s wider growth strategy.”

About Enprise Group

Listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange Alternative Market (NZAX) on 1 December 2014, Enprise Group (ENS) is an investment vehicle for high-growth tech companies that complement its core ERP capability.  Enprise Group is invested in five businesses – the wholly owned Enprise Solutions, joint ventures Datagate Innovation and Kilimanjaro Consulting, and holdings in iSell and Vadacom.

Enprise Solutions is a cloud business software company that is the leading trans-Tasman provider of solutions based on the MYOB EXO and MYOB Advanced software platforms. Enprise Solutions offers cloud options for every piece of software it sells, including a broad range of companion products to extend the power of the MYOB Advanced and MYOB EXO platforms. The company supports around 750 MYOB EXO and MYOB Advanced customers across Australia and New Zealand.

Datagate Innovation provides online billing and reporting solutions for businesses that bill according to subscription or usage. Datagate opens up new recurring revenue opportunities for Telcos, Utilities, Retailers and Managed Service Providers by allowing them to sell, price and invoice their customers for a wide range of services – including phone, internet, electricity and software – all on a single invoice under their own branding.

Kilimanjaro Consulting is Australia’s largest implementer of MYOB’s enterprise-level business management solutions. It services clients in a range of industries in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

iSell is a primary provider of business systems to the IT Reseller market. iSell databases contain over 4.5 million products representing more than 2000 vendors available from 100+ distributors. The products are sent automatically to hundreds of IT Resellers daily, across Australia, New Zealand & UK.

Vadacom specialises in phone system software development and unified communications solutions for Australian and New Zealand businesses.

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Released by Sayle Noble & Associates on behalf of Enprise Group. For more information please contact Enprise Group CEO Elliot Cooper: tel +649 829 5500, email elliotc@enprisegroup.com; or Caroline Sayle: tel +649 307 8450, email caros@noble.co.nz

5 good reasons to choose Enprise

Reason 1: Gold standard service and support. 

Reason 2: Cloud options for every piece of software we sell.

Reason 3: The largest MYOB Advanced and MYOB Exo partner in Australasia, with dedicated sales, implementation & support teams.

Reason 4: A wide range of proven companion products from trusted partners. 

Reason 5: With Enprise, you get MYOB Exo from the people that invented it. 

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