BlackLine Systems Makes Prestigious Inc. 500/5000 List for 4th Year in a Row

FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER HONORED AS ONE OF AMERICA’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES WITH 3-YEAR SALES GROWTH OF 352%

LOS ANGELES – August 23, 2011 – Demonstrating 352 percent growth over the last three years, financial software provider BlackLine Systems has been recognized by Inc. Magazine for the fourth year in a row as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent in both 2009 and 2010. The company also is already recording strong growth in 2011, with its sales team closing nearly as many new deals in the first six months of 2011 alone as in the entire calendar year 2010. The 2009 growth follows three sequential previous years where the company’s revenues doubled.

BlackLine continues to add clients at an aggressive pace with a long list of global companies already on board including AT&T, Boeing, Costco, eBay and Northrop Grumman.

The 2011 Inc. 500/5000 companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2007 through 2010. Complete results, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/.

Along with an overall ranking of No. 876, BlackLine achieved the No. 80 spot in the Software industry sector and No. 63 in the Los Angeles regional category. To view the complete BlackLine profile, please visit http://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/blackline-systems.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.

MEDIA CONTACT:

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