Agilysys Completes Sale of Retail Solutions Group

Tue Jul 2, 2013 7:30am EDT

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Agilysys Completes Sale of Retail Solutions Group

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading developer and provider of innovative information technology, services and solutions for the hospitality industry, announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Retail Solutions Group (“RSG”) to an affiliate of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (“Clearlake”) for total cash consideration of approximately $34.55 million.

Agilysys’ business is now focused exclusively on providing innovative software enabled solutions to the hospitality industry.

James Dennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Agilysys, commented, “We wish our RSG colleagues the best as they join the Clearlake team, and we thank them for their many years of great service to Agilysys. We expect to leverage our solid financial position to continue expanding our solutions portfolio through investments in new product development as well as potential acquisitions. These initiatives and our commitment to industry-leading customer service will help Agilysys continue to achieve above market growth in our hospitality focused business.”

Atlas Technology Group LLC served as the financial advisor to Agilysys on the sale of RSG.

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About Agilysys

Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality industry. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory & procurement and mobile & wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance the guest experience. Agilysys serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums, cruise lines, grocery and convenience stores. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA, EMEA headquarters in Cheshire, UK, and APAC offices in Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.

Investor:
Robb Ellis
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Agilysys, Inc.
770-810-7800 or investorrelations@agilysys.com
or
Richard Land, Norberto Aja, Jim Leahy
JCIR
212-835-8500 or agys@jcir.com