On September 30, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE:GAC), the Canadian-based global supplier of mission critical business software, successfully completed its acquisition of JBA, a leading ERP and supply chain software supplier. The combined entity is now one of the world's largest application software businesses, with combined annualized revenue of more than C$1.3 billion, over 30,000 customers and 6,000 total employees.
this business, including development, sales and support. Market Impact We regard the Geac/JBA acquisition positively. A combined Geac and JBA will have over 30,000 customers to cross sell products to, and will have over 6,000 employees worldwide. Both companies focus on disparate vertical markets and have very little overlap. There is also a very good geographic fit. Geac currently derives 65% to 75% of their revenue from the North American market, while JBA is almost the exact opposite, with 65% of