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RWS Holdings plc

€43 Million 07/12/2023 Technology, Media & Telecom Complete
Lead Bankers: Dominic Wallis, Meet Desai
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Transaction Details

  • RWS Holdings plc (“RWS”) has acquired Propylon Holdings Ltd (“Propylon”) for up to €43 million.
  • Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Propylon’s component content management system (CCMS) is used by clients to simplify the process involved with drafting, managing and publishing legal and legislative content.
  • Clients include a number of US State legislatures and national parliaments. In addition, Propylon provides software to a range of standards bodies and global regulated professional services organisations, who will benefit from RWS’s integrated localisation capabilities.
  • Propylon announced that it expects to continue to build on the company’s strong record of year-on-year revenue growth and strong cash generation from a growing list of clients with multi-year contracts. Propylon expects to grow revenue approximately 30% with an EBITDA margin of ~25% for this calendar year.

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RWS Holdings plc

RWS is a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content and intellectual property services. Through content transformation and multilingual data analysis, its combination of AI-enabled technology and human expertise helps clients to grow by ensuring they are understood anywhere, in any language. RWS works with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all of the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers.

Propylon Holdings Ltd

Propylon is a people-led technology company with over 20 years of experience building, implementing, and maintaining world-class platforms for rule-makers and rule-takers. It creates the architecture of positive progress for organizations, their people, governments, and society at large. Solving with deep domain expertise and shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration, Propylon’s user-focused technology platforms are trusted by governments, legislatures, standards bodies, and regulated companies to simplify the complex and make it useful for all.

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