Both the “old” Deltek (pre-2005) and “new” Deltek (from 2005 on) have not been strangers to acquisitions, but these were largely well thought-out and appetizing (“nip in”) purchases of smaller companies that had either an attractive piece of technology or install base (or both). However, in early June 2010, immediately after its Insight 2010 user conference, Deltek
, Deltek announced its intent to acquire Maconomy A/S , a Denmark-based provider of solutions to the professional services market. On July 6, Deltek announced the completion of its tender offer to acquire the European enterprise resourceplanning (ERP) provider . Founded in 1983 and public since 2000, Maconomy has more than 200 employees and 600 customers in approximately 60 countries and has a significant presence among top advertising, public relations (PR), accounting, and consulting companies.