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History timelines

1981 Founded and headquartered in Newcastle, United Kingdom
1989 Listed on the London Stock Exchange
1991 Established in the US through the acquisition of DacEasy
1992 Established in France through the acquisition of Ciel
1997 Established in German through the acquisition of KHK
1999 Entered the FTSE 100
1999 Acquired Peachtree in the US
1999 Established in Switzerland through the acquisition of Sesam
2001 Established in Australia through the acquisition of Interact (US)
2003 Established in South Africa through the acquisition of Softline
2003 Established in Spain through the acquisition of Grupo SP
2005 Established in Poland through the acquisition of Symfonia
2006 Established in Malaysia and Singapore through the acquisition of UBS Corporation
2006 Entered the US payment processing market through the acquisition of Verus
2006 Acquired Emdeon Healthcare, giving Sage a leading position in the Northern American physicians software market
2006 Entered the payment processing in the UK with acquisition of Protx
2010 Guy Berruyer appointed CEO from 1 October
2011 Disposal of US Healthcare Division
2012 Established in Brazil through acquisition of Folhamatic, EBS & Cenize
2012 Donald Brydon CBE, appointed as Chairman
2014 Steve Hare appointed as Chief Financial Officer
2014 Stephen Kelly appointed CEO from 5 November