Athena Software acquired by Social Solutions Global in cross-border transaction

18 March 2021

On March 18, 2021, Social Solutions Global, the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations, announced that it had completed its previously announced acquisition of Athena Software, a leading case management software solution.



Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Social Solutions Global is backed by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global technology investor.

Athena Software, a privately-owned company, provides Penelope, an SaaS solution for human health and social services providers around the world. Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, the company also has staff based in the US, Australia and the UK.

Gowling WLG advised Athena Software in this transaction with a team that included David Petras, Sean Gomes, Marcus Hinkley and Adam Carlin (corporate); Ian Macdonald (regulatory); and Chris Andree and John Peters (employment).


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