BlackLine Systems Opens In Paris To Serve EMEA Region

FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE TO MEET GLOBAL DEMAND FOR ITS AUTOMATED ACCOUNT RECONCILIATION, FINANCIAL CLOSE SOFTWARE SUITE

Calabasas, Calif. - June 2, 2009 - Financial software provider BlackLine Systems has established offices in Paris to address the growing global demand for the company’s flagship account reconciliation and financial close software from companies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa(EMEA) region.

“We’re rapidly adding EMEA-based clients,” said BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker. “We wanted to ensure that they receive the same superior customer service as our domestic clients.”

Many of BlackLine’s current U.S. clients have EMEA operations, including eBay, Dana Corporation and HB Fuller. BlackLine will have customer service/support staffing in Paris beginning immediately. The company expects to add training and implementation services for the region in the near future.

Opening EMEA headquarters comes on the heels of the company’s announcement in January that it had established operations in Sydney to serve the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market. BlackLine now operates out of nine major U.S. cities, Paris and Sydney, providing local representation to better serve and support its global customers.

About BlackLine Systems
Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement and are an integral component of existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers customers a choice between enterprise or OnDemand delivery. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the effort the financial close places on the CFO. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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