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Mergers & Acquisitions

Investing in Growth

As a global leader in business infrastructure software, in flexible business applications and in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), we constantly seek growth via acquisitions and investments.

Software AG acquires technologies and companies that complement and enhance our product portfolio and market position or enable us to enter new geographies or business areas.

In the last years, Software AG acquired twelve companies with a total transaction volume of over US$ 1,300 million and over 4.000 employees, i.a. webMethods, Inc., a market leader in integration technologies and BPM, and IDS Scheer, the market leader in process analysis and modeling.

Our M&A team is the first contact into Software AG when it comes to M&A, minority and majority investments and joint ventures, particularly for investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms.

Learn about our recent acquisitions: 


Please find M&A contact information:  

Frederic Hanika
Senior Vice President
Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

140 New Montgomery Street
15th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105
Phone: +1-408-744-2833
E-Mail: frederic.hanika@softwareag.com


Marvin Meyer
Director Mergers & Acquisitions

Uhlandstrasse 12
64297 Darmstadt
Phone: +49-6151-92-2115
E-Mail: marvin.meyer@softwareag.com


Cathrin Buchholz
Office Manager M&A, AP&Q, Taxes

Uhlandstr. 12
64297 Darmstadt, Germany
Phone: +49 6151 92-1982
Fax: +49 6151 34-92-1982 
E-Mail: cathrin.buchholz@softwareag.com