nGenera Sells Talisma to Campus Management Corp.

Campus Management Corp., a provider of administrative and academic solutions to enhance institutional performance, has acquired the Talisma CRM business from nGenera Corp., an Austin, Texas-based provider of on-demand enterprise software No financial terms were disclosed.


Campus Management is a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners. NGenera has raised over $70 million in VC funding, from firms like Foundation Capital, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Oak Investment Partners and Powershift Group. It acquired Talisma earlier this year for an undisclosed amount, from venture firms Oak Investment Partners, Madrona Venture Group, Seapoint Ventures, Cedar Grove Investments, Thomas Weisel Venture Partners and Carlyle Venture Partners. 



Leeds Equity Partners, LLC announced today that its portfolio company, Campus Management Corp., has acquired the Talisma CRM (Customer Relationship Management) business from nGenera Corporation. The acquisition includes the Talisma Education business division based in Bellevue WA, and Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., an operating unit in Bangalore, India. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Talisma CRM is a leading software product for strategic enrollment management, student retention, student services, education finance, alumni relations and IT Helpdesk.  Leading traditional and proprietary education organizations using Talisma CRM include Duke University Fuqua School of Business, University of Alabama, University of Nebraska, Johnson & Wales University, eCollege, and Bisk Education.


“Talisma has a robust and proven CRM offering that perfectly complements Campus Management’s best of suite product strategy,” said Timothy B. Loomer, President and CEO of Campus Management Corp.  “Integrating CRM functionality with Campus Management’s suite of administrative software solutions will enable Campus Management to continue to meet the evolving needs of our customer base with world class solutions.  Adding Talisma CRM further strengthens Campus Management’s leading market position.”


About Leeds Equity Partners, LLC

Leeds Equity Partners, LLC is a New York-based private equity firm that manages the largest private equity fund in the United States solely focused on investments in the education, training and information and business services industries.


About Campus Management Corp.


More than 1,100 college and university campuses worldwide rely on Campus Management for efficient, scalable, and flexible administrative and academic solutions to enhance institutional performance. Campus Management’s One Campus Ecosystem platform is a fully integrated, centralized administrative and e-learning solution that unifies services, management and reporting for traditional and non-traditional postsecondary education.


About Talisma

Talisma Corporation is the leading provider of Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. Talisma improves constituent satisfaction by integrating the power of email, phone, chat, SMS text messaging, print, portal and application management with a robust and mature Web services platform, automated workflows, comprehensive analytics, and a system-wide knowledgebase.