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EXE Technologies Begins Life In The Public Eye
Undaunted by its negative bottom line, EXE resurrected plans for an IPO this year, proceeds of which will be used to fuel its newfound growth.

underwriters ipo  entirely new team of underwriters on board, EXE recently downsized its IPO expectations from generating $111 million to $53 million. With the close of the second quarter of calendar 2000, EXE's position in the SCE market is in doubt as other players, such as Manhattan Associates, continue to gain market share. Based solely on license revenues, however, EXE is the clear leader with $25.4 million in license revenue for FY1999 and over $30 million for the first half of 2000. Undaunted by its negative bottom

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underwriters ipo  Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking FreeMarkets’ Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking S. McVey - March 1, 2001 Event Summary In a move that stunned many in the IT community, auction site enabler FreeMarkets agreed to acquire supply chain management software vendor Adexa for $340 million in stock. A privately held company, Adexa had been preparing an initial public offering since last year, one that most industry analysts predicted would be successful. Read More

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