Kofax Acquires Kapow Technologies, a Leading Data Integration Software Provider

  Kofax Acquires Kapow Technologies, a Leading Data Integration Software

Transaction Strengthens the Company’s Smart Process Applications Strategy and
          Extends Its Electronic Content Transformation Capabilities

Business Wire

IRVINE, Calif. -- July 31, 2013

Kofax plc (LSE:KFX), a leading provider of smart process applications for the
business critical First Mile™ of customer interactions, today announced that
it has acquired Kapow Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of data
integration software.

The Company believes Kapow’s software will greatly simplify Kofax’s ability to
integrate smart process applications with third party software for content
import and export purposes as well as data validation during a business
process. In addition, the Company believes it will significantly strengthen
Kofax’s ability to penetrate the emerging electronic content transformation
segment of the multichannel capture market, and is highly complementary to the
recent acquisition of Altosoft’s business intelligence and analytics products.

“By more quickly creating essential links between an organization’s smart
process applications, systems of engagement and systems of record we can speed
our time to market with new solutions and customers’ ROIs,” said Reynolds C.
Bish, Chief Executive Officer of Kofax. “Kapow has successfully transitioned
the majority of its software revenue from perpetual to term licenses while
growing its total revenues during its last four fiscal years. We’ll be
investing to grow its sales organization and further accelerate its software
revenue growth while leveraging its software to accelerate growth in our smart
process applications software and solutions business.”

Kapow Katalyst™ is the only data integration software to provide near
real-time application integration and process automation offering both
traditional API level integration capabilities as well as an innovative
Synthetic API™ approach, which provides business users with an agile “point
and click, no coding” approach. The resulting data integration modules can
then be deployed via Kapow Kapplets™, lightweight apps instantly accessible on
a self-serviced basis. Hundreds of companies, including Astra Zeneca, Audi,
Commerzbank, Deutsche Telekom, Fiserv, Thomson Reuters and Zurich Insurance
Group use Kapow software on premise or via the cloud to become more
integrated, automated and productive enterprises.

According to a March 20, 2013 Gartner report titled “Data Integration Enables
Information Capabilities for the 21st Century,” the data integration tool
market was worth $1.9 billion at the end of 2011, an increase of 15.3% from
2010. The report further states, “Data integration remains a strategic
priority for many organizations, and this market is showing some of the
highest growth rates of any enterprise software market; our projected
five-year compound annual growth rate of nearly 9% will bring the total to
over $2.8 billion in 2016.”

“As a successful market leader focused on providing smart process applications
with the global presence and software assets needed to credibly execute that
vision, Kofax is an ideal strategic fit for Kapow,” stated John Yapaola, Chief
Executive Officer of Kapow. "With our strengths in big data integration, Kofax
customers will achieve competitive advantage faster, and Kapow customers will
have access to a broad array of complimentary software and solutions to better
address their needs.”

Kofax has acquired all of Kapow’s stock for total consideration of $47.5
million in cash, prior to deducting approximately $1.4 million of cash held by
Kapow on closing of the transaction. Of this amount, $40.4 million was paid on
closing. An additional $2.4 million will be paid upon Kofax’s receipt of
Kapow’s audited financial statements for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2013,
$2.2 million will be paid one year from closing and $2.5 million will be paid
two years from closing, with said amounts being subject to certain
indemnification terms and conditions.

Kapow was a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, California with
approximately 72 employees located principally in the U.S. and Western Europe.
Its unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013
reported revenues of $15.9 million, of which 56% arose from term software
license agreements, 11% from perpetual software license agreements, 16% from
maintenance service agreements and 17% from professional services. Those
financial statements also reported an Adjusted EBITDA^(1) loss of $2.2 million
and gross assets of $7.7 million with no material debt on closing. John
Yapaola, age 54, Stefan Andreasen, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, age
55, and all other Kapow employees will remain as employees of the company for
the immediate future.

Kofax will announce its preliminary unaudited results for the fiscal year
ended June 30, 2013 on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 and provide guidance for
the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, including the impact of this
acquisition, before the opening of trading on the London Stock Exchange. The
Company will also conduct a presentation for financial analysts thereafter at
9:00 am UK time / 1:00 am Pacific time in the London offices of FTI
Consulting. That presentation will be webcast and available for viewing in the
investor relations section of the Company website later that day. Access
details for the webcast will be provided in advance of the same.

Between now and September 4, 2013, readers considering the potential effect of
this acquisition on Kofax’s financial results for the fiscal year ending June
30, 2014 should note that a substantial portion of the orders for term
software license agreements, professional services provided in connection with
term license agreements and maintenance service agreements received and
invoiced during Kapow’s fiscal year ended June 30, 2013 were not recognized as
revenue during that period but rather included on Kapow’s balance sheet as
deferred revenues at closing. In accounting for this acquisition under IFRS,
substantially all of these deferred revenues will be written off and therefore
not recognized as revenue by Kofax during the fiscal year ending June 30,
2014. In addition, a substantial portion of such orders received and invoiced
by Kofax during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 will not be recognized as
revenue during that period but rather included on Kofax’s balance sheet as
deferred revenues as of June 30, 2014. As a result, Kofax will provide
guidance for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 on both an IFRS basis and a
non IFRS pro forma basis as if these deferred revenues were not written off.

Chief Executive Officer Reynolds C. Bish and Chief Financial Officer Jamie
Arnold will discuss this acquisition and conduct a question and answer session
via teleconference at 5:00 pm UK time / 9:00 am Pacific time on July 31. This
call can be accessed using the telephone numbers below:

      Live Call               Replay                  Access Code
UK       +44 (0) 800-694-0257       +44 (0) 800-953-1533       2557 6357 #
US       +1 (866) 966-9439          +1 (866) 247-4222          2557 6357 #

The telephonic replay will be available by 1:00 pm UK time on August 1. A
transcript and MP3 recording of the call will also be available in the
investor relations section of the Company website on August 1.

^(1) For a definition of Adjusted EBITDA please refer to Kofax’s most recent
Annual Report, which is available in the investor relations section of the
Company’s website.

About Kofax

Kofax plc (LSE: KFX) is a leading provider of innovative smart capture and
process automation software and solutions for the business critical First Mile
of customer interactions. These begin with an organization's Systems of
Engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications
from customers, and provide a fluid bridge to their Systems of Record, which
are typically large scale, rigid enterprise applications and repositories not
easily adapted to more contemporary technology. Success in the First Mile can
dramatically improve an organization's customer experience and greatly reduce
operating costs, thus driving increased competitiveness, growth and
profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on
investment to more than 20,000 customers in banking, insurance, government,
healthcare, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers
these through its own sales and service organization, and a global network of
more than 800 authorized partners in more than 75 countries throughout the
Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit kofax.com.

  © 2013 Kofax, plc. “Kofax” is a registered trademark and “First Mile” is a
trademark of Kofax. “Kapow Katalyst,” “Kapow Kapplets” and “Synthetic API” are
    trademarks of Kapow Technologies. All other trademarks and registered
           trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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