Smartsheet Completes Acquisition of Brandfolder
BELLEVUE, Wash., September 14, 2020 -- Smartsheet (NYSE:SMAR), the enterprise platform for dynamic work, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Brandfolder, a leader in digital asset management (DAM). On August 24, Smartsheet announced the company’s intent to acquire Brandfolder.
This acquisition combines Brandfolder’s world-class DAM capabilities with Smartsheet’s leading collaborative work management platform to create a dynamic solution that manages workflows around content and collaboration. By enabling enterprise-wide content workflows, organizations can break down silos, execute more effectively, and make better decisions faster.
Smartsheet paid $155 million for the acquisition, subject to certain adjustments, with a combination of cash and stock.
Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR) is the enterprise platform for dynamic work. By aligning people and technology so organizations can move faster and drive innovation, Smartsheet enables its millions of users to achieve more. Visit www.smartsheet.com to learn more.
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