How will the SoftwareONE-Comparex union change the LSP landscape?

Marian McHugh
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How will the SoftwareONE-Comparex union change the LSP landscape?

Is there is still room for smaller companies in the LSP space, or if it will be dominated by the few remaining giants?

The software licensing sector last month saw the birth of a new titan in its space, as SoftwareONE agreed a deal to buy its fellow licensing solutions provider (LSP) Comparex. SoftwareONE claims that the merger will see it manage an estimated €10bn (€8.83bn) in software sales, further tightening its hold on the market space. The acquisition follows a consolidation trend in the licensing sector, which last year saw UK LSP Bytes buy its York-based £130m (€114.85m) competitor Phoenix Software. The...

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