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MRI Extends Lease and FM Software Capabilities

27.01.2021, 14:17

MRI Extends Lease and FM Software Capabilities

MRI Software has acquired AMTdirect (AMT), a North Carolina-based provider of lease accounting, lease administration and facilities management solutions for corporate occupiers and lessees.


AMT serves a wide range of industries, with clients using the company’s technology to organize and manage their lease portfolios while ensuring compliance with global lease accounting standards, such as FASB, IASB, and GASB.

“Today’s businesses require technology to adapt to the changing nature of work,” explains Patrick Ghilani, CEO of MRI Software. “Commercial tenants must efficiently manage their space to provide a safe, flexible experience for employees, while also strategically managing their leases to maintain compliance with new lease accounting standards.

“We’re excited to welcome AMTdirect to the MRI family. With this acquisition, we’re further increasing the depth of our offering for corporate tenants, while enabling AMT’s clients to take advantage of solutions that complement lease management, such as lease administration, space management, and AI-powered lease abstraction.”

AMTdirect’s CEO, Jeff Ralyea, adds:

“We are eager to begin this new chapter.

“MRI is a pioneer in the industry and has a stellar reputation for innovation.  As part of MRI, we can give our clients access to a broader variety of tools that will fuel business growth.”

The acquisition further reinforces MRI’s commitment to the occupier sector and increases its market presence. MRI’s solutions serve the needs of all parties in a building, covering property owners, operators, and tenants. The company now serves approximately 2,000 occupier clients worldwide.  

Kirkland & Ellis served as MRI’s legal advisor. AMTdirect was an investment held by Luminate Capital Partners.

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Staff Reporter covers the latest news, trends and opinion from the facilities management (FM) and corporate real estate (CRE) sectors. The FM market is currently estimated to be worth USD 1 trillion annually and is projected to grow at a compounded annualised rate of approximately 5% between now and 2026.

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