Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Furlong Business Solutions Limited to Volaris Group

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Furlong Business Solutions to Volaris Group.

Furlong is a unique Management Information System provider in the UK, working with schools across the world. Whether you’re looking to improve access to data, consolidate many disparate systems or improve parental engagement, they can help. More than 285 schools worldwide trust Furlong software products, they provide comprehensive management information solutions. Furlong aim to be a valued partner with their schools and have organised their services accordingly, their support teams are highly responsive and their customers say that the help they receive is more like that of colleagues on the same team than of a service provider.

“Becoming part of Volaris means we can continue growing our business and innovating our products, helping our customers continue to provide the very best education to their students,” said Howard Langley, Furlong’s Managing Director. “This is an exciting opportunity to leverage Volaris’ resources and capabilities particularly in regards to best practice sharing, mentoring and coaching for better business performance focused on customer needs.”

Volaris Group are a company that acquire, strengthen, and grow vertical market software companies so that they are leaders in their industry. Our buy and hold mentality means that when we acquire a business, we hold onto it for life. We have expertise working in various geographical markets and can help business grow into these different areas. Not only do they understand the software industry and its nuances, but they know how to operate business around the globe.

On behalf of everyone at Benchmark International, we would like to wish both parties every success for the future.


Benchmark International’s global offices provide business owners in the middle market and lower middle market with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. To date, Benchmark International has handled engagements in excess of $5B across 30 industries worldwide. With decades of global M&A experience, Benchmark International’s deal teams, working from 13 offices across the world, have assisted hundreds of owners with achieving their personal objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses.

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