Mincom acquires U.S. utility solution provider Conversant


Richard Mathews,
Brisbane, Australia — (METERING.COM) — January 8. 2007 –Brisbane, Australia-based Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution provider Mincom Limited has acquired the customer information and billing systems business of U. S. utility software solutions provider Conversant.

This acquisition is seen as significantly enhancing Mincom’s software solution offering and service delivery capabilities.

“The acquisition of Conversant’s business opens up many opportunities for our utilities customers,” said Richard Mathews, Mincom Chief Executive Officer. “Conversant’s proven track record and vast experience in developing software that specifically addresses the needs and requirements of utilities greatly strengthens our solution and service capabilities in this industry.”

Stan Royal, Conversant’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “This union creates new and exciting opportunities for us to continue our mission of delivering leading-edge technology to the utilities industry. Going forward, our combined products and services will enable us to meet a wider range of customer needs.”
The management and employees of Conversant will operate as a dedicated global utilities business unit within Mincom, focused on utility customer care and billing solutions and led by Royal as Vice President of Utility Solutions.