Combination solves challenges along the entire business travel process
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 25, 2011 – Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, today announced it has that it has completed the acquisition of privately held TripIt – the market leader in mobile trip management that helps travelers easily organize and share travel plans no matter where they book.
Under the terms of the agreement, Concur will pay approximately $82 million in upfront cash, stock and unvested restricted stock units, and additional consideration over time that could bring the total value to $120 million. The total amount of the consideration is subject to certain adjustments and escrow provisions set forth in the definitive agreement.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are inherently uncertain. These forward-looking statements are based on Concur’s current expectations and involve many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Factors that could cause or contribute to actual results differing from current expectations include, but are not limited to: potential difficulties or delays in connection with the TripIt acquisition, including the anticipated benefits of the acquisition or the broader integration of the Concur and TripIt businesses; adverse economic or market conditions, which may cause customers and prospects to delay or reduce purchases of our products and services, cause customers to reduce business travel and correspondingly reduce the use of our products and services, reduce the ability of customers, channel partners, vendors and suppliers to fulfill their obligations to us, increase volatility of our stock price and foreign exchange rates, and otherwise adversely affect our operations and financial performance; potential delays in market adoption and penetration of our subscription service offerings; potential difficulties associated with our deployment and support of our products and services; our ability to manage expected growth of our subscription service offerings; the scalability and security of the hosting infrastructure for our subscription service offerings; risks associated with the privacy and protection of information while in our possession; potential increases in the rate of attrition of customers of our subscription service offerings; the level of investment in information technology by our customers; the level of business travel that may reduce the use of our products and services or inhibit new sales of our products and services; potential difficulties associated with strategic relationships and with development of new products and services; risks associated with expansion into new geographic markets; uncertain market acceptance of recently-introduced or future products and services; and risks associated with our financing activities.
Please refer to the company’s public filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov for additional and more detailed information on risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Concur assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.