Canaccord Genuity Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Agentis, a Leading Utility Customer Engagement Platform, on its Acquisition by Uplight
Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that it has advised Agentis Inc., a market-leading customer engagement platform provider for utility business customers, on its acquisition by Uplight, Inc., the leading technology partner for energy providers transitioning to the clean energy ecosystem.
Based in Chicago, IL, Agentis is a privately held, leading SaaS provider focused on driving actionable, bidirectional, and mutually advantageous relationships between utilities and their business customers. Agentis’ platform turns AMI data into actionable insights, helping non-residential customers optimize energy usage and make better decisions, ultimately leading to a smaller carbon footprint.
Uplight, a certified B Corporation headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, provides software solutions to connect energy customers to the decarbonization goals of power providers while helping customers save energy and lower costs. With the industry’s only comprehensive customer-centric technology suite and critical energy expertise across disciplines, Uplight is streamlining the complex transition to the clean energy ecosystem for more than 80 electric and gas utilities around the world. By empowering energy providers to achieve critical outcomes through data-driven customer experiences, delivering control at the grid edge, creating new revenue streams and optimizing existing load and assets, Uplight shares a mission with its clients to make energy more sustainable for every community.
Adding Agentis’ top notch user interface to Uplight’s existing product suite creates the best-in-class singular, integrated solution to help utilities better understand, engage and drive business energy customers to action. “Since 2009, Agentis has been focused exclusively on business customers and truly understanding what they want from their energy provider. We’re proud of our accomplishments, empowering more than 3.5 million businesses with technology to make better energy decisions in service of a low-carbon future,” said Tim Stojka, co-founder and CEO of Agentis. “With Uplight, we’re delighted to continue that journey, now with the most comprehensive cloud-based platform, capabilities, applications, and insights to utility partners, and a growing ecosystem of third-party providers.”
Canaccord Genuity, with a team led by Dan Coyne, Marc Marano, and Chris DiPietro served as exclusive financial advisor to Agentis.