ECI Software Solutions’ Acquisition Of eCommonSense

In UK Charles Russell Speechlys, advised on the matter.

Charles Russell Speechlys advised eCommonSense with a team including David Coates (Picture – Corporate M&A), Mark Bailey (IP&IT), James Carter (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

The shareholders of Merchant Systems Group Limited, trading as eCommonSense, sold the company to ECI Software Solutions Limited.

eCommonSense is a technology solutions provider focused on the construction and building materials supply sectors. The company was recognised as best-in-class by the Builders’ Merchant Awards in both 2019 and 2020 and the company’s technology solutions are used by many of the leading merchants across the UK and Ireland.

ECI is an industry leading cloud-based business management software and e-commerce software publisher primarily serving small and medium sized businesses.

The Charles Speechlys team was led by Corporate Partner David Coates (Picture), and supported by Associate Grace Hudson, Trainee Solicitor Nia John, Partner James Carter and Associate Graham Crocker (Corporate Tax), Mark Bailey (Commercial), Esther White (Pensions) and Rachel Hearn (Employment).

Involved fees earner: Mark Bailey – Charles Russell Speechlys; James Carter – Charles Russell Speechlys; David Coates – Charles Russell Speechlys; Graham Crocker – Charles Russell Speechlys; Rachel Hearn – Charles Russell Speechlys; Grace Hudson – Charles Russell Speechlys; Esther White – Charles Russell Speechlys;

Law Firms: Charles Russell Speechlys;

Clients: eCommonSense;

Author: Giulia Di Palma