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April 5, 2011

Livermore, Calif.-based Activant is expected to merge with Epicor Sofware Corp. as part of a deal in which Apax Parnters acquires both of the software solutions providers. 

Following completion of the merger, the combined company will be called Epicor Software Corp.

Apax Partners is private equity firm with a specialty in technology investment, according to a press release announcing the acquisition. 

According to Pervez Qureshi, Activant president and CEO, the new entity can now cover the full spectrum of retailing.