Arbortext Acquires UK-based Advent Publishing Systems, Ltd.

Oct 15, 2004

Arbortext, a provider of XML-based enterprise publishing software, has announced it has completed the acquisition of Advent Publishing Systems, Ltd. (Advent3B2). Arbortext's Enterprise Publishing Software is designed to help companies streamline and automate their information creation and publishing process to deliver information that is more accurate, relevant, and timely. Through the acquisition of Advent3B2 and its product line, Arbortext plans to extend the benefits of enterprise publishing to design-intensive and complex documents such as financial reports, marketing collateral, consumer catalogs, directories, and journals. With this acquisition, Arbortext will expand its operations by combining the Advent3B2 development, professional services, and sales and marketing capabilities through the integration of its Swindon, United Kingdom and Konstanz, Germany offices.