FSI, the UK-based provider of enterprise-class facilities management (FM) software solutions has been acquired by MRI Software, the global provider of real estate software. The addition of FSI’s cloud-based platform bolsters the PropTech leader’s overall solution portfolio and enhances the company’s ability to better serve owners, occupiers and contractors by delivering cutting-edge technology to effectively manage and maintain their facilities.
“Facilities management teams play a critical role in making sure offices are running safely and efficiently as people begin returning to workplaces around the globe,” said Dermot Briody, MRI’s Senior Vice President and Executive Managing Director of EMEA and Occupier Solutions. “This latest acquisition significantly enhances our facilities management capabilities with a comprehensive, modern software solution that helps clients ensure their buildings and campuses are clean, properly equipped and well-maintained for their visitors and employees.”
FSI complements MRI’s globally recognized Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) solution and strengthens the company’s position as a PropTech provider that powers the entire workplace. The comprehensive solution will benefit clients in several ways:
John Moriarty, FSI’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, comments: “MRI offers a scale and global reach that will enable us to accelerate growth in our existing markets and new territories. We share MRI’s vision of an open and connected solution set that will empower our clients to speed up digital transformation – the importance of which has become abundantly clear as the COVID-19 crisis has evolved.
“Becoming part of MRI also means our customers have the opportunity to tap into its broad range of innovative IWMS and property management solutions, which enable organisations of all types to more effectively manage their real estate portfolios and meet today’s business challenges.”
FSI has more than 300 clients around the world, including Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The company, which was founded in 1990, serves multiple asset classes and industries, including retail, healthcare, education, office, government, logistics and manufacturing. MRI will continue to support FSI users without interruption.