AmberPoint Has Been Acquired by Oracle

AmberPoint Profile

  • AmberPoint, a privately-held company based in Oakland, California, was a leading provider of application performance management software
  • The company’s software helps enterprises identify and resolve issues in business transactions and application performance
  • AmberPoint applications were delivered to over 300 customers, including 60 of the Fortune 100 in a variety of sectors, including government, communications, financial services, healthcare and retail
  • The company was backed by Crosslink Capital, Meritech, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, SAP Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures

Oracle Profile

  • Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) develops, manufactures, markets, distributes and services database and middleware software as well as applications software designed to help companies manage and grow their business operations
  • With over 100,000 employees at the time of the acquisition and the world’s largest corporations as customers, Oracle is the world’s largest enterprise software company
  • Oracle uses an active acquisition program as a major component of the company’s corporate growth strategy

Transaction Notes

  • The acquisition of AmberPoint by Oracle was announced on February 8, 2010; financial terms were not disclosed
  • The acquisition of AmberPoint extends Oracle Fusion Middleware’s SOA capabilities including Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle SOA Governance and Oracle Enterprise Manager, accelerating the resolution of application performance and business transactions issues before the business is impacted
  • AmberPoint’s software will allow Oracle to diagnose and manage application performance, monitor business applications and enhance SOA design time with SOA governance in the form of run-time metrics
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to AmberPoint in the company’s sale to Oracle
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Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to AmberPoint's Board of Directors and management