Ex Libris to Acquire Francisco

Jul 28, 2006

The Ex Libris Group, a developer and provider of applications for libraries and information centers, has announced an agreement with Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity funds, for the acquisition of 100% of the company's shares. This acquisition is designed to enable Ex Libris to expand its geographical reach and explore acquisition opportunities for products in the library automation and eresource markets.

(www.exlibrisgroup.com; www.franciscopartners.com)