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Constellation Software Inc. Acquires the Local Government Suite of Solutions from Innoprise Software Inc.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Constellation Software Inc. Acquires the Local Government Suite of Solutions from Innoprise Software Inc.17:00 EDT Friday, April 29, 2011TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2011) -Constellation Software Inc. ("Constellation") (TSX:CSU) announced today that it has completed, through its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation ("Harris"), the acquisition of the local government suite of solutions from INNOPRISE SOFTWARE, INC ("Innoprise").The Innoprise software assets are being purchased by Harris, & the Innoprise employees will work for a newly formed subsidiary affiliated with Harris' MS Govern local government business unit. Innoprise will continue to sell, develop, enhance, support and service the Innoprise flagship solutions. Harris CEO Jeff Bender stated, "We welcome the employees and customers of Innoprise to the Harris family. Innoprise and its solutions are a significant addition to our existing portfolio and we look forward to continuing the sales success that Innoprise has realized over the past few years. The Innoprise solution will become a core offering of Harris moving forward and we believe it has great potential."About Harris: Harris is a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation and is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government, public power and water entities as well as school districts throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at http://www.harriscomputer.com, or call 888-847-7747.About Constellation: Constellation acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission critical software solutions. Constellation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CSU". Further information about Constellation may be obtained from the Company's web site at www.csisoftware.com.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: John BillowitsConstellation Software Inc.Chief Financial Officer(416) 861-2279info@csisoftware.comwww.csisoftware.com