This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Magic Software Completes Acquisition Of BluePhoenix's AppBuilder Activity

OR YEHUDA, Israel, December 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), a global provider of  mobile and cloud-enabled  application and  business integration platforms, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of BluePhoenix's AppBuilder activity for $13.5 million.

In accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement, the net amount paid to BluePhoenix at closing was $13.5 million. $4 million from the amount of the consideration due to BluePhoenix will be held in escrow accounts pending fulfillment of certain obligations of BluePhoenix under the sale agreement.

Commenting on the acquisition, Guy Bernstein, CEO of Magic Software, said: "We are pleased to have completed this important acquisition, which broadens Magic Software's product portfolio and strengthens our presence in numerous global markets, including Asia and Europe. We plan to develop and invest in all aspects of AppBuilder's activity, including offering increased support for its customers."

AppBuilder is a comprehensive application development infrastructure used by many Fortune 1000 enterprises around the world. This premier enterprise application development environment is a powerful, model-driven tool that enables development teams to build, deploy, and maintain large-scale, custom-built business applications.

About Magic Software

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. ( NASDAQ: MGIC) is a global provider of mobile and cloud-enabled application and business integration platforms.

For more information, visit http://www.magicsoftware.com.

About BluePhoenix Solutions

BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAQ: BPHX) is the leading provider of value-driven legacy IT modernization solutions to companies from diverse industries and vertical markets, such as automotive, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and retail. The BluePhoenix portfolio includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services, from global IT asset assessment and impact analysis to automated database and application migration, rehosting, and renewal.

Stock quotes in this article: BPHX, MGIC 

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
DOW 16,408.54 -16.31 -0.10%
S&P 500 1,864.85 +2.54 0.14%
NASDAQ 4,095.5160 +9.2910 0.23%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs