Innovative Interfaces Inc Acquired by Ex Libris

An early December acquisition caught the information community by surprise, but tech guru Marshall Breeding was on top of the story:

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative will become a business unit within Ex Libris and its products will continue to be supported and enhanced.

— Marshall Breeding (@mbreeding) December 5, 2019

Updated infographic on mergers and acquisitions in the library technology industry

— Marshall Breeding (@mbreeding) December 5, 2019

Excerpt of my article posted today on American Libraries: "ProQuest to Acquire Innovative Interfaces: What it means for the library technology industry." (Full version to appear in Smart Libraries Newsletter.)

— Marshall Breeding (@mbreeding) December 10, 2019

Equally interested in the news, EBSCO released this statement in response.

The official press release announcement from Ex Libris may be found here.