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Quad Partners-owned Cayuse acquires Process Pathways

Cayuse has bought Process Pathways Inc, a Calgary-based research administration software company with customers that support Canadian universities, colleges and health institutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Portland, Oregon-based Cayuse said the deal will extend its reach as a North American electronic research administration provider. Led by President Gordon McDonald, Process will continue to operate independently as a Cayuse affiliate. Cayuse was last year spun out of Evisions Inc as a standalone business owned by U.S. private equity firm Quad Partners.


Cayuse Acquires Process Pathways, Canada’s Leader in Electronic Research Administration Systems

Cayuse is on track to be the leading eRA end-to-end solutions provider


PORTLAND, Ore. – Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals and research organizations has announced the acquisition of Process Pathways, Canada’s market-leading research administration software company.

“Growing Cayuse is an integral part of our vision for 2018, enabling us to invest in and build a strong company and open ecosystem focused on reducing administrative burden for researchers,” said Matt McLellan, Cayuse CEO. “We’re excited to welcome Process Pathways to the Cayuse family and extend our reach across all of North America.”

The strategic acquisition of Process Pathways enables Cayuse to continue its commitment to be the leading electronic Research Administration (eRA) provider in North America. As a subsidiary of Cayuse, Process Pathways will operate independently, with its existing team, allowing both companies to serve customers without interruption.

Process Pathways’ ROMEO suite has been rapidly adopted by research offices across Canada. The company has more than 50 customers in Canada that support universities, colleges and health institutions from Atlantic Canada to British Columbia.

“The Process Pathways team has joined Cayuse and its entrepreneurial and collaborative culture, which supports our commitment to provide Canadian universities, hospitals and research institutions with leading research software to meet their needs,” said Gordon McDonald, Process Pathways President. “My team and I are excited to be joining Cayuse and expand our resources to the benefit of our company’s customers and stakeholders.”

About Cayuse: Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals and research institutes. Founded in 1994, the company is recognized for providing investigators and research administrators with the easiest-to-use and most efficient software, along with Professional Services giving them the best customer support in the industry. For more information about Cayuse see our website, or join us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Process Pathways: Process Pathways is the market leader in providing research administration systems for universities, colleges, and health institutions in Canada from Newfoundland to British Columbia. Established in 1999, Process Pathways, Inc. is a privately-owned corporation with offices in Calgary, Ottawa, and Halifax.


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