Deal profile | Gadens advises Civica on the acquisitions of LinkSafe and booka
25 January 2024
Gadens has advised Civica Pty Ltd (Civica) on the two recent acquisitions of Melbourne-based contractor management specialist, LinkSafe and cloud-based facilities management solution, booka. Civica is a global leader in public sector software solutions.
The acquisition of LinkSafe adds a crucial capability to Civica’s global GovTech services, enhancing support for their clients in education, government, and healthcare. LinkSafe’s cloud-based platform, utilised by over 500 organisations, aligns with Civica’s diverse sectors. This strategic move supports Civica’s commitment to advancing its GovTech offerings for customers and the citizens they serve.
Civica further strengthens its APAC local government services with a new cloud facilities management solution, booka. Currently supporting 4,300 stakeholders and managing 3,400 public sector assets, booka is cloud-based and will enhance Civica’s Authority Altitude platform, used by over 150 local authorities in Australia and New Zealand. The solution will also integrate with Civica’s suite of cloud-based GovTech solutions, reinforcing its commitment to providing comprehensive digital governance services in the APAC region.
Gadens has a long-standing relationship advising Civica on acquisitions as part of its investment and expansion strategy for Australia.
Lead partner on the acquisitions James Beckley, said: “It’s always a pleasure to work with the talented Civica deal team as they continue to add high quality businesses to their growing local portfolio and prove why they deserve to be a global leader in public sector software solutions.”
Practice groups: Corporate, Intellectual Property & Technology, supported by Workplace Advisory and Disputes and Real Estate.
Key team members: Lead partner James Beckley was supported by Dudley Kneller (Partner), Sinead Quigley (Senior Associate), Eve Lillas (Senior Associate), Nathan Koulouris (Associate) and Daniel Smith (Lawyer).