On September 1, 2020, Compusense Inc., an industry leader in consumer and sensory testing, was acquired by Tecplot, an operating company of Vela Software International, Inc.
Compusense, based in Guelph, Ontario, develops Compusense Cloud and Compusense20, powerful SaaS tools used by major food and beverage companies, CPG multinationals and luxury brands to plan, execute, and analyze consumer and sensory tests, leading to insights that help these companies launch and refine successful products. With over 30 years of research and innovation, Compusense sets the standard for sensory research software.
Tecplot, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, is an operating group of Toronto-based Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX: CSU). Tecplot is the leading independent developer of visualization and analysis software for engineers and scientists. Constellation Software acquires, manages, and builds software businesses that provide mission-critical solutions in specific vertical markets.
Peter Koch of Gowling WLG advised Compusense with respect to this transaction.