BlackLine Systems Makes Lead411 Tech 200 List of Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies for 4th Year in a Row

BlackLine Systems Makes Lead411 Tech 200 List of Fastest-Growing Private U.S.
                       Companies for 4th Year in a Row

Enterprise-class financial software company moves up in ranking to No. 67 with
142 percent 2-year revenue growth

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Technology industry research firm
Lead411 has ranked BlackLine Systems No. 67 on its annual list of the
fastest-growing, private technology companies in the United States. The
enterprise-class financial software company has made the Lead411 list for the
past four years in a row, demonstrating the company's consistent rapid growth
to meet the ever-increasing demand for its flagship account reconciliation and
financial close software.

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The 2013 Lead411 Technology 200 is based on percentage fiscal-year revenue
growth over the two-year period from 2010 to 2012. In that timeframe,
BlackLine grew more than 142 percent under the direction of CEO and Founder
Therese Tucker.

BlackLine revenues have increased more than 50 percent annually for the past
six years and are on track to grow by at least that pace in 2013, with
revenues up more than 55 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the
same period last year. The company has seen substantial revenue increases
since moving to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model in 2008.

Accounting/Finance managers and Compliance executives around the world use
BlackLine to automate traditionally manual, labor-intensive and
spreadsheet-driven account reconciliation and financial close processes.
BlackLine continues to add clients at an aggressive pace with a long list of
global companies already on board including Aflac, AT&T, Boeing, Eurostar
International, Lafarge SA and Northrop Grumman.

In 2011, BlackLine was named a Red Herring 100 Global Winner – recognizing the
company as one of the 'most innovative and promising' tech ventures in the
world. BlackLine also has made the Software 500 list for the past three
years and the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for the past six years in a row,
joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.

The 2013 BlackLine Lead411 Tech 200 listing can be found at
http://www.lead411.com/company_BlackLineSystems_Tucker_363433.html.

About BlackLine Systems
BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available
Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of
software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000,
BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications
that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial
controls for companies of all sizes. With more than 75,000 users in over 100
countries, BlackLine software applications complement existing Enterprise
Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class financial software in a simple
and secure OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a
commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the
financial close places on accounting and finance professionals.

BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago,
London, Melbourne, New York City and Sydney to serve the company's growing
global client base. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
kimberly.uberti@blackline.com

SOURCE BlackLine Systems

Website: http://www.blackline.com
Contact: Kimberly Uberti, 310-721-6850
 
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