RICHARDSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ:RP), a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, today announced that it has acquired Investor Management Services, LLC (“IMS”). IMS provides an Investor Relationship Management (IRM) platform with an investor dashboard, an investor portal to manage investor relations, and a comprehensive waterfall engine for distributions.
The combination of IMS with the RealPage AIM platform will service nearly 600 general partners supporting nearly 90,000 limited partners. Upon completion of the acquisition, RealPage plans to incorporate IMS into AIM and market a fully integrated asset & investment management platform (RealPage AIM) to drive improved return on investment by providing 360 degree data visualization, performance monitoring, benchmarking and valuations across the entire investment lifecycle.
RealPage expects to retain IMS employees, and operations will remain in Charlotte and Raleigh. The company expects to support the IMS client base for the foreseeable future.
Alan James, SVP Asset & Investment Management
“Our combined teams are expected to immediately integrate IMS with RealPage AIM. The addition of IMS, when combined with AIM’s Portfolio Investment Management, Asset Monitoring, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse capabilities, creates a complete platform, supported by data administration services and valuation services to efficiently operate and manage the investment lifecycle. We look forward to working with the IMS team to provide new value to the institutional private and public capital markets while delighting clients with unparalleled experiences.”
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights and monetize space to create incremental yields. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, RealPage currently serves 16.8 million units worldwide from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about RealPage, please visit https://www.RealPage.com.
About Investor Management Services
Investor Management Services (IMS) is among the first investor experience platforms for commercial real estate firms to engage investors and manage assets. The web-based IMS Platform provides automated Waterfall Distribution Processing, Investor Dashboards, CRM, Document Sharing and Investor Statements. For more information about Investor Management Services, visit https://www.investormanagementservices.com. Software Equity Group was IMS’s exclusive advisor on the transaction.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking” statements relating to RealPage, Inc.’s intent to incorporate IMS into the RealPage AIM platform and market a fully integrated asset and investment management platform to drive improved return on investment by providing 360 degree data visualization, performance monitoring, benchmarking and valuations across the entire investment lifecycle, the creation of a complete platform through such combination, and the provision of new value to the institutional private and public capital markets. These forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by terms such as “expects,” “believes,” “plans,” or similar expressions and the negatives of those terms. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Additional factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the following: (a) the possibility that general economic conditions, including leasing velocity or uncertainty, could cause information technology spending, particularly in the rental housing industry, to be reduced or purchasing decisions to be delayed; (b) an increase in insurance claims; (c) an increase in client cancellations; (d) the inability to increase sales to existing clients and to attract new clients; (e) RealPage’s failure to integrate recent or future acquired businesses successfully or to achieve expected synergies including the acquisition of IMS; (f) the timing and success of new product introductions by RealPage or its competitors; (g) changes in RealPage’s pricing policies or those of its competitors; (h) legal or regulatory proceedings; (i) the inability to achieve revenue growth or to enable margin expansion; (j) changes in RealPage’s estimates with respect to its long-term corporate tax rate or any other impact from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; and (k) such other risks and uncertainties described more fully in documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) by RealPage, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K previously filed with the SEC on February 27, 2019 (as amended on November 5, 2019) and Form 10-Q filed on November 8, 2019. All information provided in this release is as of the date hereof and RealPage undertakes no duty to update this information except as required by law.