WESTLAKE, Texas, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, today announced that, through a series of transactions, it has acquired Actual Systems, a global provider of premier parts recycling yard management systems that are sold under the "Pinnacle" brand name ("Actual Systems"). The Pinnacle software applications are used by sophisticated parts recycling yard operators to manage their daily operations and seamlessly trade recycled parts. Actual Systems has successfully expanded beyond North America and penetrated Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.
"Acquiring Actual Systems forms another leg of the strategic parts platform we are developing in North America," said Tony Aquila, Solera's founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Further, the acquisition provides us with additional opportunities to create value for our clients and increase revenue per transaction for Solera operating entities outside of North America, especially as more countries embrace green parts recycling alternatives and engage in cross-border parts trading."
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 60 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries, Informex in Belgium and Greece, Sidexa in France, ABZ and Market Scan in the Netherlands, HPI in the United Kingdom, Hollander serving the North American recycling market, AUTOonline providing salvage disposition in a number of European and Latin American countries, IMS providing medical review services, and Explore providing data and analytics to United States property and casualty insurers. For more information, please refer to the company's website at http://www.solerainc.com.Cautions about Forward-Looking Statements