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Basware Appoints New CEO – Esa Tihilä Retires

Our colleague and founder of Spend Matters in the US, Jason Busch, wrote last week about the recent departure of two CEOs from the procurement […]

SciQuest Acquired by Private Equity Firm for Loads of Money

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In an announcement today, we learnt that SciQuest Inc. will be acquired by Accel-KKR (AKKR), a tech-focused private-equity firm, for approximately $509 million. SciQuest CEO […]

Spend Matters 50/50: SciQuest – A Provider to Know in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]

Procurement in Financial Services – remember our webinar tomorrow

Don’t forget our webinar tomorrow titled “A Sector in Turmoil? Challenges for Procurement in the Financial Services Industry” , sponsored by procurement software and solutions […]

Down the Procurement Pub with webinars from Iasta and SciQuest, Rosslyn Analytics and Sharon Van Etten

A recommendation today for two London pubs, both visited in the last week or so, and both doing a range of excellent real ales, with […]

Challenges and opportunities for Procurement in Financial Services – sign up for our webinar

The Financial Services (FS) industry has gone through a period of turmoil as severe as almost any other major global business sector over the last […]

CombineNet and SciQuest – some further thoughts

Let’s go back to the acquisition of CombineNet by SciQuest. As we said on Wednesday, this is the latest in a series of niche acquisitions […]

OB10 acquired by Tungsten Corp, SciQuest buy CombineNet

Good grief, I go away for literally one night (we celebrated a pretty significant round-number wedding anniversary yesterday), and all hell breaks out in the […]