October 20, 2020 – Vela Software Group (“Vela”), an operating group of Canadian public company Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) is pleased to announce it has acquired SeaRoc Group Ltd (“SeaRoc”) based in Chichester, UK.
About SeaRoc. SeaRoc was formed in 2002 to provide industry leading Software as a Service Solutions to optimise safety and efficiency within large scale, hazardous operational, and construction environments.
SeaRoc’s SeaPlanner product has played a pivotal role in the development of 31 offshore wind projects, supporting the induction and certification management of over 24,000 personnel and 500 subcontractors.
Built on its learnings from these highly challenging environments, SeaRoc’s SitePlanner Contractor Management System allows its customers to achieve efficient and safe operations across a wide range of land-based construction and site management challenges.
Going forward, SeaRoc will operate as an independent business unit within Vela. Ian Sellwood, MD of SeaRoc stated, “Despite past successes it was very important that SeaRoc found a new partner to maximise its growth potential in these expanding and innovative markets. In Vela we believe we have found that partner. Their successes across its existing SaaS portfolio demonstrates the value add of their best practices, financial guidance, and business focus. Their customer focused culture aligns with SeaRoc’s personality and the teams desire to offer customers the best solutions and support. We look forward to an exciting and prosperous future together”.
“We are very excited to welcome the SeaRoc team into the Vela family. As an industry leader in software and service solutions for challenging site management environments we expect to continue and grow their excellent customer advocacy and reputation under our ownership. SeaRoc brings us further strengths in markets that we consider core for our future expansion and we have high expectations for its future.” said Gabor Czegledy, CEO, Portfolio Manager at Vela. “As always, we look forward to combining SeaRoc’s deep industry expertise with the Vela group’s financial strength and operational expertise in order to provide customers with industry-leading solutions.”
About Vela. Vela is a global provider of software solutions to several vertical industries. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software, Vela acquires, manages, and builds specific software businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions. Vela companies invest in becoming leaders in their industries and to better serve their customers. We help companies improve their operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek acquisitions that can strengthen their market position.