Constellation Software's Jonas Acquires Bookassist Holdings

By Dave Simpson
Constellation Software's Jonas Acquires Bookassist Holdings

Constellation Software announced today (13 December) that its Jonas operating group has acquired Bookassist Holdings Limited, a leading provider of booking, digital marketing, web design and distribution management technology solutions for the hospitality industry.

"Bookassist, with its strong presence in the European hospitality market, is a valuable addition to the Jonas group of companies," said Barry Symons, CEO of Jonas. "We are very excited to welcome Bookassist's dedicated customers and employees to our organisation."

Meanwhile, Bookassist co-founder and CEO Des O'Mahony commented: "Our acquisition by Jonas is a strong endorsement of the Bookassist team and our ethos of innovation and service to the hospitality industry over almost two decades. We’re really looking forward to this next phase of Bookassist’s journey and the very positive impact that Jonas’s backing will have on our services and products."

Constellation Software acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions. Its Jonas operating group runs over 70 independently managed software companies around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets.

Founded in Dublin in 1999, Bookassist management comprises a team with decades of experience in scientific and technology research in the areas of hospitality, internet consultancy and enterprise-level software development.