The Citadel Group


Citadel chief executive Mark McConnell credits a formative ”baptism of fire” in the air force giving him the leadership mettle needed to succeed in the business world, as the officer-turned-entrepreneur steers a proposed $500m takeover deal announced on Monday.

The Citadel Group has inked an acquisition agreement with Pacific Equity Partners (PEP)-owned Pacific Group Bidco worth $503 million after receiving an unsolicited approach.

Pacific Equity Partners will buy enterprise software and services firm Citadel for $5.70 a share, giving the deal an enterprise value of $503.1 million and valuing Citadel’s equity at $448.6 million.

The Citadel Group has made a move to expand its health business by acquiring Australian risk software vendor eQstats. The Canberra-based IT services company will integrate the eQstats’ health software and services into Citadel Health in Australia and Wellbeing Software in the UK.

The Citadel Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of eQstats Pty Ltd (eQstats), a specialist quality and risk software company. The acquisition of eQstats enhances Citadel’s investment in the development of health software and services, delivered through Citadel Health in Australia and Wellbeing Software in the UK.

Maintaining a recurring revenue business model backed with multiple growth plans has paid off for Canberra-based Citadel Group as it reports a 29.4 per cent increase to $128.4 million in underlying revenue for the financial year ending June 30.

The Citadel Group is pleased to announce their expansion into Japan with the implementation of the LeanIX Enterprise Architecture Suite for NTT Corporation. NTT is a leading global technology and business solutions provider who partners with organisations around the world to shape and achieve outcomes through intelligent technology solutions.

Citadel Health are pleased to have implemented their market leading Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), EVOLUTION, within The University of Adelaide. EVOLUTION is a highly scalable and configurable Virtual Laboratory Information System designed to deliver a flexible service model that allows access anywhere, at any time.

Micro Focus has announced the four winners of its Outstanding Achievement by Content Manager Customer Awards at the annual Realize 2020 Summit, held exclusively online this year. Kapish and The NSW Office of Sport received the Cloud Innovation Award.

Campbelltown City Council and Victoria University have signed on to Citadel’s cloud-based information management solution, Citadel-IX, featuring the Micro Focus Content Manager (CM) EDRMS.

Canberra managed service provider Citadel Group has announced that it has secured new government clients for its Citadel content management-as-a-service offering.

Canberra-based managed services provider (MSP) Citadel Group has followed through on its contract wins with Campbelltown City Council and Victoria University with an overhaul of their content management systems with Citadel-IX, its own Azure-powered solution.

CCC and VU are implementing Citadel’s Secure Content Management-as-a-Service solution (CMaaS), Citadel-IX, across their organisations to effectively manage their information.

Content Manager as a Service is a new offering that provides secure, cloud hosted Content Manager that is simple, modern, flexible and easy to consume.

The Citadel Group has acquired Wellbeing Software Group, the UK market leading provider of radiology and maternity software solutions that manage patient workflow and data.

Canberra-based IT service management company Citadel Group has acquired UK-based healthcare software vendor Wellbeing Software Group for £103 million (A$199.5 million).

Listed IT services manager Citadel Group is poised to acquire UK healthcare technology provider Wellbeing Software for £103 million ($200.2 million).

Citadel Group’s Micro Focus Content Manager specialist subsidiary Kapish has acquired Sydney’s Linked Training in a bid to deepen its capabilities in its primary area of focus.

Citadel Technology Solutions (CitadelTech) has developed a new application, AVAssist, a trusted advisory service that leverages cloud-based technology and connects users with a single touch to experienced AV/VC technicians via high quality video.

Canberra information management provider Citadel Group has developed a mobile application to provide technical support for audio-visual issues.

On 28 October 2019, Sven Bluemmel, Victorian Information Commissioner, issued the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS V2.0). Is your organisation compliant with VPDSS V2.0 and ISO 27001? The Citadel Group provides a range of highly secure information management systems to support organisations in complying with VPDSS V2.0 and other important international standards for information security.

With seven Victorian regional hospitals in lockdown for more than 24 hours after a crippling ransomware attack in October, Australia was once again made aware of the threat of cyber criminals.

Partner Cloud Innovation Award – The Citadel Group

“Our goal has been to provide cost-effective and innovative solutions to help customers leverage greater value in their investment in enterprise information management solutions,” says The Citadel Group capability and delivery general manager Ryan Harris.

Robert Hartley knew he wanted to be a leader from about the age of 18, when he joined the army. He had captained sports teams at high school, but in the army he went through formal leadership training and realised he loved building teams and watching what they could achieve.

If the leadership qualities possessed by this year’s crop of BOSS Young Executives are anything to go by, the outlook for Australian business is bright. The six winners of the 2019 program are adaptable, balanced, customer-focused and prepared to get their hands dirty.

Stewart Hollingdrake, Director of Sales at The Citadel Group Limited, said, “The council is very keen to concentrate on servicing its ratepayers and move away from worrying about technology systems, software updates and integration. The platform Citadel is providing will ensure their records compliance for the foreseeable future with a Service Level Agreement that will give a clear indication how it is performing.

ASX-listed Citadel Group’s enterprise information management solution, Citadel-IX, has become Australia’s first Content Manager cloud hosted solution, certified to run in Microsoft’s new Azure AU Central at Protected level for government clients. The Citadel Group has achieved certification for Information Security Management ISO 27001 and is a Tier 1 Micro Focus Platinum Business Partner.

The Citadel Group’s Information Exchange (Citadel-IX) has been implemented into Australia’s largest council, Brisbane City Council (BCC). Citadel-IX provides organisations with a secure, cloud-hosted enterprise content management solution which delivers real business benefits, backed by a cost-effective, trusted and secure Microsoft Azure platform.

Citadel Health today announced that John Hunter Children’s Hospital, a specialised tertiary referral paediatric hospital providing complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal care services for Northern NSW, has ‘gone live’ with the CHARM Oncology Solution, which enables the successful delivery of high quality, comprehensive cancer care for children through prescribing and administering chemotherapy to paediatric patients.

Citadel Group is set to acquire Melbourne-based systems integrator Noventus for $5.7 million. The deal will expand its defence and national security capabilities with Noventus’ specialisations in project management, logistics and engineering advisory services.”

Five months into launching its new content management system, the NSW Office of Sport is seeing how this move was not just about moving to cloud and reaping cost benefits, but it also led to creating a productive staff environment.

Citadel Group’s Information Exchange (Citadel IX) content management system (CMS), which uses Micro Focus Content Manager, was the cloud platform that successfully won the tender process last year, with the system going live in December.

LeanIX, a provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions in Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM), has announced expanded operations in Australia, including offering local data hosting capabilities through Microsoft Azure’s data centre in New South Wales and a new strategic partnership with Citadel Group.”

LeanIX, the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions in Enterprise Architecture Management expanded operations in Australia and has developed a new strategic partnership with Citadel Group Limited (ASX: CGL), the leading technology and software company

Commenting on this new contract, Citadel CEO Darren Stanley said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by the Spotless Group to provide content and collaboration technology services to this world class hospital for the next decade. We have a strong working relationship with the Spotless Group that started in 2010 when Citadel joined the successful consortium engaged to build the $A2.3 billion facility.”

A software and technology company, The Citadel Group Limited (ASX: CGL) updated about securing two contracts, which demonstrated the ongoing commercialisation of CGL’s IP throughout the company’s main verticals which concentrate on scalable solutions.

On Tuesday the DTA revealed another 99 suppliers had joined the panel’s sole supplier under the newly launched COTS software category. Big names to join the panel include Citadel Group.

The Citadel Group has signed a $33 million contract with facilities services provider Spotless Group which will see Citadel provide support, maintenance and technology refresh to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. The 10-year contract came after Citadel designed and installed collaboration technology for the hospital prior to its opening in 2017. Since then, Citadel has been working with Spotless Group to support and manage the hospital’s software and hardware infrastructure.

A record level of recurring revenues combined with strong growth within the software-as-a-service (SaaS) sector led towards a revenue increase of 5.5 per cent to $49.1 million for the six months ending December 31 for Canberra-based Citadel Group.

Citadel-IX is the only fully (end-to-end) ISO27001 certified Content Manager Cloud Solution in Australia. Citadel-IX provides the flexibility, scalability and security that makes a real difference to businesses faced with the challenge of secure enterprise information management. Citadel-IX was purpose-built to meet the needs of Citadel’s extended client base across Australia.

Canberra MSP Citadel Group has acquired government SaaS platform Gruden for $1.65 million from ASX-listed digital payments provider IncentiaPay.

Citadel Group is set to acquire Melbourne-based systems integrator Noventus for $5.7 million. The deal will expand its defence and national security capabilities with Noventus’ specialisations in project management, logistics and engineering advisory services.”

Now and into the future, the most successful companies will be transparent with their clients and other businesses, interacting dynamically via an ever-growing number of social media platforms. The challenge to maintain compliant records can seem overwhelming but there is no need to throw your hands up in despair.

Citadel Group has been featured amongst 40 other workplaces in Australia that have a killer workplace culture.

Australia’s criminal information reporting service Crime Stoppers may be implementing a new online reporting tool, extending to members of the public additional ways to report crimes.

Citadel Group is working with Crime Stoppers Australia to consider implementation of its vResponder application for Australian law enforcement.

Australia’s criminal information reporting service Crime Stoppers is working with Citadel Group on a new online reporting tool, extending to members of the public additional ways to report crimes.

Kapish announced a strategic partnership with IntelligenceBank to integrate selected business process management applications. A new Kapish ‘IntelligenceBank Connector’ for Content Manager will seamlessly integrate IntelligenceBank’s software with TRIM and Micro Focus Content Manager products.

Newcastle’s John Hunter Children’s Hospital has announced it will roll out the Charm oncology information management solution for its paediatric oncology service.