GFI Software continues with strong strategic growth through acquiring companies with a strong portfolio of network management products for SMBs Austin, Texas, April 27, 2017 (Newswire.com) - GFI Software today announced the acquisition of Exinda, a U.S.-based software company creating solutions designed to help IT teams manage the way users, traffic, devices and applications behave across the network. Founded in 2002, Exinda is trusted by over 4,000 business and educational organizations worldwide to ensure that

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In software, it’s well understood that growth is rewarded with high valuations, and high profile exits. However, too often, this results in a “growth at any cost” mentality. For the best software businesses, growth is profitable, and equity investors rightly invest heavily in growth. When the underlying cost model is profitable, and scaling well, the best companies can over-invest in growth and run at significant burn rates for extended periods. However, the growth imperative becomes

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As operators within private equity firms, we pride ourselves on our ability to create differentiated value within our portfolio company investments. To capture this value, we develop detailed play books, partner with portfolio management, dispatch operating experts, and maniacally track operating performance. It’s only through successful execution that we are able to deliver target shareholder returns. Despite best efforts and carefully crafted plans, my experience with dozens of enterprise software portfolio companies throughout the U.S.

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