IRIS Software Group acquires Star as it continues to build international capabilities

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Posted: 14th October 2019

IRIS Software Group is today announcing its acquisition of Star, a global provider of Practice Management software solutions for accounting firms.

It follows the acquisition of Star Payroll in 2018 and forms part of IRIS Software Group’s strategic plan to fuel international expansion in English speaking countries, predominantly in the United States. Star provides an opportunity to service the needs of accounting firms requiring practice management with a functionally rich and technically advanced solution focused on the needs of CPA firms.

Kevin Dady, Executive Chairman of IRIS Software Group says, “Star has a great heritage in practice management, supporting many accounting firms as they adapt, grow and evolve. We see clear opportunities for the business in our future portfolio of coexisting desktop, cloud and third-party apps.”

Bernard Skalla, CEO of Star says, “We’re delighted to join IRIS Software Group and look forward to introducing customers to a wider portfolio of interesting solutions. Star brings a wealth of expertise to the market, and combined with the backing and resources of IRIS, clients of both companies can now benefit from best in breed practice management solutions.”

Star provides functionally rich and technically advanced Practice Management software for CPA firms. It uses a flexible modular approach, allowing clients to structure modules to accurately reflect their own workflows. The core system offers time and expenses, billing, scheduling, due dates/workflow and CRM. All modules are integrated into a single database solution.