|Description: Visma AS is a Norwegian company headquartered in Oslo providing ERP and CRM software and services around those products for SME customers.
The company acts as holding company for its three divisions Visma Software, Visma Services and Visma Financial & Productivity Service.
Visma has national distributors in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the UK. In Sweden, the company owns the SPCS brand. There are currently more than 130,000 installations worldwide running Visma software.
In March 2006 Visma was the subject of a takeover bid by The Sage Group, which was countered by a higher offer from Engel Holding AS, a subsidiary of the private equity company HgCapital. On May 11 2006, Engel Holding declared, that the offer was accepted as 96.3% of the shares were offered to the company. On 24 August 2006 the company which had the ticker symbol VIS was delisted from the Oslo Stock Exchange.