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Netcall Buys Serengeti Systems For GBP 2.9 Mln

Netcall plc. (NET.L), a software company, on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Serengeti Systems Ltd, an Enterprise Content Management software provider, for 2.9 million pounds. The company added the acquisition shall be material to its earnings for the year.

For the acquisition, Netcall will pay an initial consideration of 2.0 million pounds in cash, which is subject to the completion of account adjustmen, with an additional performance related payment of 0.9 million pounds in shares and cash, which is further subject to certain target achievements in 2012 and 2013 by Serengeti.

Serengeti, in the year 2011, reported a pre-tax profit of 0.3 million pounds, while revenues totaled 1.6 million pounds. Further, the company's customer base includes the likes of the University of Cambridge, Trafford Council, Forestry Commission and Metropolitan Housing Partnership, among others, said Netcall in a statement.

Monday, the stock closed at 27.00 pence on the London Stock Exchange.

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