Santa has delivered an early Christmas present to the management of KM specialists Solcara who earlier this afternoon (Friday 21st) announced they had become part of the AIM-listed ArgentVive plc group. The announcement reads…

“Solcara is delighted to announce that we are becoming part of the ArgentVive plc group which is listed on the London AIM market. ArgentVive recognised the excellence of Solcara’s software, the quality of its customer base and the mature company infrastructure. The investment will accelerate the development of Solcara’s market leading applications, Crisis Control Centre, Communications Centre, SolSearch and Know How.
 
“In becoming part of the ArgentVive group, Solcara will be able to enter international markets much more quickly and we expect to grow rapidly employing more staff throughout our organisation and further strengthening our excellent customer support function.”
 
Ray Jackson, Managing Director of Solcara, who is becoming CEO of the ArgentVive plc group, commented, “We liked the people, the ambition and the honest business ethos. In Solcara's view, joining ArgentVive provides the best possible home for Solcara and will allow our company, staff and customers to prosper.”

ArgentVive plc describes itself as “an e-commerce group with market leading technology and the development capability, infrastructure and sales models to rapidly expand in B2B and B2C markets. The aim of the company is to develop online businesses in order to become a major provider of internet based solutions to enterprises across a wide range of industries.
 
“ArgentVive plc intends to become a primary resource for information and knowledge management services, new digital platforms, and bespoke e-commerce trading solutions. The company will leverage this position to help its clients achieve significant performance and profit improvements through the creative and innovative use of online technology.”