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Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Xanalys Ltd and N. Harris Computer Corporation

Posted on April 30, 2024 By

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between Manchester-based Xanalys and Canadian-based Harris.

Xanalys designs and delivers PowerCase:ICM, an investigative case management systems to manage the largest, most complex cases while providing transparency and accountability across the entire investigative process. Xanalys has an effective and proven process for designing and delivering systems that align with customers’ processes and integrate with existing systems, from case initiation through to presentation at court and case closure.

Harris acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, the company has grown tremendously since its origins in the utilities sector. Harris now operates over 230 businesses worldwide, in over twenty industries including healthcare, education, retail and financial services. Harris is an operating group of Toronto-based Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of North America's most active acquirers of software businesses.

As one of Canada’s largest software companies, Harris’ international presence, technology portfolio, and financial resources will complement Xanalys’ value proposition to clients. Xanalys’ leadership team will continue to drive the adoption of this industry-leading platform and maximise value to customers.

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Xanalys managing director, Greg Mann, said: “We recognise that Harris stands apart from the rest as a leader in global public safety solutions, and we couldn’t be happier with their acknowledgement of our expertise. We are confident in their ability to help us manage and scale Xanalys, and introduce PowerCase:ICM to their public safety customers worldwide.”

Sue Thexton, Harris Group Leader, said: “We are delighted to offer a forever home to the committed team at Xanalys, as we continue to invest in their employees, products, and customers. We’re excited to be part of the Xanalys story, as they introduce cutting-edge technology and PowerCase:ICM to Harris’ global public safety customer base, and further expand our presence in law enforcement and public safety. We are also very delighted to welcome Xanalys’ prestigious customers to Harris.”

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Americas: Sam Smoot at +1 (813) 898 2350 /

Africa: Anthony McCardle at +27 21 300 2055 / 

Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $11 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Privately-held M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook and Refinitiv’s Global League Tables.

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