Softchoice Acquires 3-SOFT Software Licensing

On February 25, 2005, Softchoice Corp., one of North America\'s fastest growing technology suppliers, acquired 3-SOFT Software Licensing, a division of the Quebec-based software reseller and services company, 3-SOFT Group Inc. The transaction value is not disclosed. This acquisition gives Softchoice a 30 per cent share of the Canadian software licensing market.

Softchoice was represented by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP with a team that included Victoria Prince, Eva Chan and Kelly Zalec (business advisory), and Paul Findlay (capital markets) in Toronto; and Manon Gauthier and Alexandra Nicol (business advisory), Valérie Dufour (employment) and Pierre Trudeau (real estate) in Montreal.

3-SOFT was represented by Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP with a team that included Louis Clément, Seon Kang, and Barbara Farina.