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Abila Acquires Avectra

AUSTIN, TEXAS, August 21, 2013 – Abila, formerly Sage Nonprofit Solutions, a provider of software solutions dedicated to serving dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies, has acquired McLean, Va.‐based Avectra, a leading provider of Web‐based CRM solutions for associations and not‐ for‐profits.   

With the acquisition, Abila becomes one of the largest software solutions providers serving the nonprofit, association and membership sectors, dramatically expanding its client base and technology offering.   

“We are delighted to welcome Avectra’s highly regarded product set, talented team and significant base of clients into the Abila family,” said Krista Endsley, CEO, Abila. “Working together, our shared knowledge and expertise will further solidify our ability to deliver SaaS solutions to the nonprofit and association markets.”   

Now serving a combined customer base of 8,000 organizations, Abila will retain Avectra’s existing offices in McLean, Chicago and Maitland, Fla.   

“We are excited to be joining forces with Abila to create a leading company serving the nonprofit and association marketplace,” said Richard Davis, CEO, Avectra. “We have long respected the Abila team, and believe the combined company will be able to deliver even more value as we grow together into the future.”    

In July, Sage Nonprofit Solutions was rebranded and renamed Abila. Abila offers a range of award‐ winning solutions, including fund accounting, donor and grant management, fundraising and relationship management. The company’s clients include leading nonprofits, government agencies, associations, membership organizations and higher education institutions.   

In March, Sage Nonprofit Solutions was acquired by Silicon Valley‐based private equity firm Accel‐KKR from Sage Group PLC.   

About Abila   

Abila serves strategic leaders and managers in dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies through high‐value solutions. Organizations trust Abila to simplify and streamline processes in order to perform their best work and focus on delivering their unique mission. For Abila, it’s personal and backed by a team with more than 30 years of experience dedicated to helping organizations achieve their vision.  Abila is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

For more information on Abila’s fund accounting, donor and grant management, fundraising and relationship management solutions, visit

About Avectra

For two decades, Avectra has translated its customers’ needs into market leading software and services. Using Avectra’s membership management, donor management and crowd‐contributing solutions, associations and nonprofits can connect with constituents, partners and prospects in entirely new ways, create more meaningful engagements and drive bottom‐line results. Headquartered in McLean, Va., Avectra also has regional offices in Chicago and Maitland, Fla.