Wolters Kluwer completes Prosoft transaction with Alterdata

June 1, 2021 - Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting today announces that it has completed the previously disclosed combination of certain Prosoft assets in Brazil with those of Alterdata in exchange for a minority interest in the combined entity.

On February 22, 2021, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting agreed to combine certain Prosoft assets in Brazil with those of Alterdata Tecnologia em Informática Ltda, in exchange for a minority interest in the newly combined entity. In 2020, Prosoft generated revenues of €10 million and had 210 employees. On completion, we have recognized an unrealized foreign exchange loss of approximately €27 million (non-cash) related to the devaluation of the Brazilian real against the euro. The Prosoft transaction was originally announced in our 2020 Full-Year Report.

About Wolters KluwerWolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,200 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

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