Posted January 20, 2015
Steve Singh

INTERVIEW: Concur CEO Steve Singh

Concur CEO Steve Singh recently spoke with The Beat's JoAnn DeLuna to discuss the impact the SAP acquisition will have on Concur's organizational structure, international growth, headcount and customers. Read More »
Posted by: JoAnn DeLuna | More by JoAnn DeLuna
Posted November 17, 2014

Rajeev Singh: Concur Not 'Looking For A Fight,' Expects To Join SAP On Path With 'Benefits For Both'

Berlin - Not everything about the forthcoming merger with SAP will be to Concur's liking, but the positives will far outweigh the negatives, the latter's president and COO Rajeev Singh said last week during a keynote presentation at GBTA Europe's annual conference here and in an earlier interview with The Beat. Read More »
Posted by: Amon Cohen | More by Amon Cohen
Posted November 12, 2014

THE BEAT SHEET: Competitors Say Merger Will 'SAP' The Life Out Of Concur; DOT's Next Rulemaking Steps; Delta Could Be A Res Competitor

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted October 16, 2014

Amex Details Past GBT Performance, Undecided On $700 Million Concur Gain

American Express Co. is looking at a nice payday should SAP finalize its acquisition of Concur, and it seems to have a few ideas for what it might do with the $700 million windfall. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted October 15, 2014

Concur Plans Shareholder Vote Next Month On SAP Deal, Faces Investor Suits

Concur this week notified investors that it will hold a Nov. 19 meeting in Seattle "to consider and vote upon a proposal to adopt a merger agreement" it entered last month with SAP, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The filing also disclosed that Concur faces some typical investor lawsuits over the merger agreement for allegedly failing to carry out its fiduciary duties to shareholders. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted October 1, 2014

On Concur's Acquisition

Since the announcement I have been asked to comment on what this means for the T&E industry, KDS and Concur. So far I have resisted officially commenting for a variety of reasons, but feel now that the dust has begun to settle it’s appropriate to respond in one shot to the many requests. Read More »
Posted by: Dean Forbes | More by Dean Forbes
Posted September 19, 2014

Concur 'Completes' SAP, But There Are Plenty Of Questions

After he pulled off an agreement for an $8.3 billion acquisition, which he described as "the largest acquisition in the history of the SaaS industry," you could excuse SAP CEO Bill McDermott's exuberance when discussing Concur Thursday night during a conference call with analysts and media. Read More »
Posted by: David Jonas | More by David Jonas
Posted September 18, 2014

SAP Agrees To Buy Concur

Sometimes the rumors are right. After a couple of weeks of speculation sparked by a Bloomberg article, SAP today confirmed there is indeed an agreement to acquire Concur. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted September 11, 2014

Quelling Concur Rumors, SAP Chief Highlights Organic Growth

SAP CEO Bill McDermott's comments Wednesday at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Technology Conference in Las Vegas served more to extinguish rumors that his company might buy Concur than to fan them. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted March 29, 2012

SAP Releases Cloud-Based Travel-Expense Version

SAP this month announced that its new cloud-based Travel OnDemand solution is available in the United States and Germany. The solution provides mobile and desktop access to expense reporting and travel bookings via SAP's GetThere partnership. Read More »
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