Activant

Apax Partners to Acquire Epicor Software Corporation and Activant Solutions, Inc.

Funds advised by Apax Partners (“Apax”), one of the world’s leading private equity firms, with a strong heritage of technology investment, today announced that they have entered into definitive agreements to acquire Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, and Activant Solutions, Inc., a leading technology provider of business management software solutions for mid-market retail and wholesale distribution businesses.