Thursday, June 17, 2021

The Access Group acquires Sage Group’s Australia and Asia businesses

The Access Group, based in Loughborough, has completed the acquisition of Sage Group’s local businesses in Australia and Asia.

The acquisition includes the company’s Australian HandiSoft accounting and MicrOpay and WageEasy compliant payroll solutions, together with the EasyPay payroll solution in Singapore and UBS Accounting software in Malaysia.

The announcement continues the company’s focus on the Asia Pacific region as a centre of growth. Following this latest acquisition and the recent purchases of Attaché, Volcanic and Unleashed in the Asia Pacific region, Access has strengthened its global market presence and now serves 71,000 customers worldwide.

Chris Bayne, CEO of The Access Group, said: “This latest acquisition supports our regional strategy and focus on delivering solutions that meet the needs of our growing global customer base. We welcome Sage Group’s Asia and Australian customers, partners and employees into The Access Group.”

Kerry Agiasotis will transition from Sage to become President of The Access Group, Asia Pacific. Commenting on the acquisition, Kerry said: “The union of Sage Group’s local businesses in Asia and Australia, and The Access Group’s established presence in the region, presents a unique opportunity for customers and partners to leverage a leader in integrated people and financial management software services.”

“Kerry’s significant leadership experience in the payroll and software services market, combined with our global and local resources to develop the payroll and accounting software solutions will augment Access’ growing portfolio of software solutions. We are transforming our customers’ ability to give every employee the freedom to do more through fully integrated Software as a Service solutions like Access Workspace,” continued Chris.

“I’m very proud of how Access has shown, not only resilience, but also huge progress and growth during the past incredibly challenging 18 months and I am thrilled Kerry will be making the transition to Access to lead the region.”

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