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Uptick announces acquisition of FireMate

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Uptick strengthens its position in the market with strategic acquisition

Uptick, a global provider of Field Servicing software for Fire Protection Maintenance companies, has announced its strategic acquisition of FireMate, a pioneer in the Australian market focusing on the same field.

The intention behind the acquisition is to merge both companies’ strengths and establish a foundation to speed up Uptick’s global growth.

The details of this strategic move can be found here.

Combining forces to transform the fire protection industry

Founded in 2014, FireMate has revolutionised the fire protection industry by creating a desktop solution.

This technology has digitalised field technicians’ daily routines and automated monotonous processes for service managers and business owners.

Aidan Lister, CEO of Uptick, expressed his views on the partnership: “We are extremely proud to join forces with FireMate and take on the world together.

“FireMate has built a loyal following of top-tier fire protection companies; we now have an incredible opportunity to grow the entire industry and service our mission to make 100 million people safer where they live, work and play.”

Rob Thomas, Founder of FireMate, shared his excitement: “We are excited by the prospect of bringing FireMate’s industry and product knowledge together with Uptick’s cloud capabilities to enhance the experience for our combined customer base and take on the global market.”

Accel-KKR comments on the promising opportunities from Uptick’s acquisition of FireMate

Phil Cunningham, Managing Director of Accel-KKR, stated: “Transformative M&A is a key part of Accel-KRR’s mission to create value; we are very excited about the opportunities that this acquisition creates.”

IFSJ Comment

The acquisition of FireMate by Uptick is poised to reshape the fire protection maintenance software landscape.

With a clear vision for the future and a mission to make millions safer, this merger aligns the expertise and resources of two significant players in the industry.

Readers should closely watch how these developments play out, as they are likely to influence both regional and global market dynamics.

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