|By Marketwired .||
|December 18, 2013 05:23 PM EST||
OXNARD, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/13 -- CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that it has acquired privately held Radio Satellite Integrators, Inc. (RSI), a Southern California-based provider of mobile resource management solutions to city and county government agencies. This transaction improves CalAmp's competitive position and growth prospects in the state and local government market by augmenting CalAmp's current range of public safety solutions.
RSI's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions are utilized by a wide variety of fleet types including applications in public works, waste management, transit and public safety. On a trailing 12-month basis, RSI generated revenue of approximately $5 million and was profitable.
Consideration for the acquisition was $6.5 million in upfront cash and future earn-out payments based on post-acquisition sales and gross profit performance. The transaction is expected to be accretive to CalAmp's overall margins and non-GAAP earnings per share in the coming fiscal year.
Commenting on the acquisition of RSI, Michael Burdiek, President and Chief Executive Officer of CalAmp, said, "The acquisition of RSI improves CalAmp's reach with municipal government customers with a vertically-focused mobile resource management SaaS offering. This acquisition increases our recurring revenue stream and enhances our growth prospects as city and county government agencies look to leverage the FirstNet broadband network for a range of voice, data, and video services."
CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's extensive portfolio of intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments. These solutions enable customers to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring and efficiently reporting business critical data and desired intelligence from high-value remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.
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