Vela Software acquires Freestyle Solutions, a business providing order, inventory and customer management solutions for multichannel retailers.
Deerfield, IL, USA – February 22, 2018 – Vela Software acquires Freestyle Solutions, a business providing order, inventory and customer management solutions for multichannel retailers.
Parsippany, NJ-based Freestyle provides essential order, inventory and customer management solutions that integrate easily with eCommerce platforms, driving efficiency, productivity, insight and growth for retail and fulfillment businesses. The Freestyle solutions helps small- to medium-sized companies grow faster by automating critical back-office functions to support an expanded eCommerce presence.
Following the acquisition, Freestyle will operate as Freestyle Software, Inc., an independent division of Fog Software. The company will continue to develop, enhance, service, and support their industry-leading Multichannel Order Management (MOM) and other software solutions in providing a competitive edge to customers.
“Freestyle Software is complementary to our growing portfolio of retail solutions, and brings added depth to this vertical market.” said Mark Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Fog Software Group. “Freestyle’s broad portfolio of products is key to our commitment for meeting the needs of today’s multichannel merchant.”
“We are delighted to be part of the Constellation family,” said Tony Kyberd, President of Freestyle. “The Fog team has considerable experience in optimizing and supporting software businesses, providing long-term support for our customers.”
Vela Software is a global provider of software solutions to a number of vertical industries. As an Operating Group of Constellation, Vela acquires, manages, and builds specific software businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions. Vela companies invest in becoming leaders in their industries to better serve their customers. We help companies improve their operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek acquisitions that can strengthen their market position.
About Fog Software Group
Deerfield, IL-based Fog Software Group is a division of Toronto-based Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX:CSU]. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. By helping their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions that can strengthen their market position, their portfolio companies become clear leaders in their industries.
About Freestyle Software:
Freestyle Software provides essential order, inventory and customer management solutions that
integrate easily with eCommerce platforms to drive efficiency, productivity, insight and growth for multichannel retailers. Freestyle Software’s proven solutions help small- to medium-sized companies grow faster by automating critical back-office functions to support an expanded eCommerce presence, including: multichannel order management; inventory visibility and control across multiple channels; drop ship management; rapid, reliable order fulfillment; customer management; and integration with Magento, BigCommerce, Shopify, eBay and others.