iPipeline has recently announced its acquisition of GaleForce Solutions. Based on Microsoft Dynamics, GaleForce Solutions are deployed either on-premise or online via their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and deployed through a global network of system-integration and reseller partners. As noted in the company's news release detailing the acquisition, iPipeline said the acquisition of GaleForce supports its strategy to penetrate the wealth management, banking and broker-dealer markets in addition to expanding capabilities in the insurance industry.
"'With CRM at the core, GaleForce has built its reputation on a suite of productivity products designed to meet the unique demands of global financial professionals. As part of iPipeline, we will offer our international client base additional product integrations to improve productivity, streamline processing activities, and automate workflows,' said Kirk Herrington, Chief Technology Officer, GaleForce Solutions. 'Our client management, communication and discovery tools deliver a competitive edge to businesses in the financial services industry and are easily accessed via Microsoft Outlook. Their integration with the iPipeline platform provides enormous value to our customers, and we are excited about the possibilities for the future.'"