Harris grows UK presence with the acquisition of Genial Genetics and Genial Compliance Systems
November 13, 2020

Ottawa, ON, November 13, 2020 – Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, grows its UK presence with the acquisition of Genial Genetics and Genial Compliance Systems (Genial group).

The Genial group delivers innovation in diagnostic and clinical process data management systems to a global roster of clients. Founder and Managing Director, Lawrence Crees, comments: “We are convinced Harris is the best home for Genial Genetics and Genial Compliance, having industry-leading best practices, strong financial resources and global coverage to help grow the businesses sustainably.”

“Acquiring the Genial group allows us to enter laboratory information management software (LIMS) markets with focus on molecular diagnostics, clinical counselling and clinical healthcare governance, offering both on-premise and SaaS solutions” mentions Jerry Canada, Harris Healthcare Group President. “We are excited to welcome Genial to our growing portfolio of UK-based healthcare companies, including 2019 acquisition, QuickSilva, and recently acquired K2 Medical Systems.”

About Genial Genetics and Compliance Systems

The Genial group is a highly regarded genetic laboratory information management software provider, specializing in the authoring, deployment, and support of the Shire and iGene Laboratory and Clinical Genetics Information Systems and the iPassport eQMS Document Control and Compliance Management system which is used extensively across many healthcare disciplines.The Genial group has more than 35,000 software product user licenses in use in over 40 territories worldwide.

About N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)

Harris acquires vertical market software businesses, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown extensively from its roots in the utilities, local government, education, and healthcare sectors to operate over 130 businesses globally across more than twenty industries. Harris is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU), one of North America’s most active acquirers of software businesses.

For further information contact:

Jerry Canada, Jr.
Group President, Healthcare
Phone: +1 716-297-8005 Ext. 221
Email: jcanada@harriscomputer.com