Constant Contact, an online marketing company, backed by Clearlake Capital Group LP and Siris Capital Group LLC, has completed its acquisition of SharpSpring (NASDAQ: SHSP), a software company focused on marketing and sales.
“We are pleased to welcome the SharpSpring team to Constant Contact and expand our capabilities for current customers and offer a broader set of opportunities for new customers,” said Frank Vella, CEO, Constant Contact. “SharpSpring’s focus on lead management will be an essential element in building Constant Contact’s marketing automation platform to more holistically deliver results for small businesses.”
JMP Securities LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor and Godfrey & Kahn SC acted as legal counsel to SharpSpring. Lazard acted as financial advisor to Constant Contact and Sidley Austin LLP acted as legal counsel to Constant Contact.