May 18, 2016

Genstar Capital Announces the Acquisition of Accruent

Discover how the two will shape the future of real estate, facilities and asset management and solve the complex challenges organizations face today.

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Together, Genstar and Accruent will shape the future of real estate, facilities and asset management.

San Francisco, May 18, 2016 – Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, healthcare, financial services, and industrial technology industries, today announced the acquisition of Accruent, the world’s largest provider of real estate, facilities, and asset management software.

“It’s an exciting time for Accruent and our customers. Our solutions are at work in thousands of companies around the globe and are influencing the lives of millions of people every day,” said Mark Friedman, CEO and founder, Accruent.

“Genstar has a tremendous track record of partnering with management teams to take businesses to the next level,” added John Borgerding, president, Accruent. “We are thrilled to be working with them to continue providing lasting value to our customers and career growth opportunities for our people.”

Accruent’s solutions solve the complex real estate and facilities challenges organizations face today. By offering solutions that span the entire real estate, facilities and asset management lifecycle, Accruent has grown its customer base to over 5,400 organizations. Customers include 40 percent of the top 100 retailers, 20 percent of the Fortune 500, 40 percent of the leading universities, all of the top five U.S. wireless carriers, 55 percent of U.S. hospitals, and leading service providers managing more than four billion square feet of real estate.

“Real estate and facilities are strategic drivers in the vast majority of organizations today and Accruent is the clear leader in the market,” said Eli Weiss, managing director, Genstar Capital. “Accruent has demonstrated significant growth and momentum and the investment in Accruent is a perfect fit with Genstar’s strategy to accelerate growth and maintain a long-term focus on value.”

Lazard acted as financial advisor to Accruent.

About Accruent

Accruent ( is the world's leading provider of intelligent solutions for the built environment — spanning real estate, physical and digital assets, and the integrated technology systems that connect and control them. Accruent continues to set new expectations for how organizations can use data to transform the way they manage their facilities and assets. With major office locations in Austin, New Orleans, London, and Amsterdam, Accruent serves more than 10,000 customers in a wide range of industries in more than 150 countries around the world.