Eurostar, Invesco, Saint-Gobain, Schroders Among Clients Attending BlackLine Systems European User Group Meeting in London

3rd annual European client gathering supports financial software provider’s commitment to strengthen global presence, deliver superior customer service worldwide

LONDON and LOS ANGELES – Feb. 26, 2013 – As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen its global presence and provide clients everywhere with superior service, financial close software leader BlackLine Systems is hosting its third annual European User Group Meeting today in London, home of the company’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters, to serve the company’s rapidly growing base of clients in the region.

Representatives from BlackLine client companies including Eurostar International, Invesco Ltd., Saint-Gobain and Schroder Investment Management, to name a few, are registered to attend and join BlackLine’s team of experts in London. The full-day event will give users a venue to share ideas on how their accounting and finance departments can get the most value out of their BlackLine application.

“The BlackLine European User Group meeting was a great event,” said Nina Eckerle, director of corporate finance at Kempinski Hotels SA, referencing her experience attending a previous event. “I came back to the office with a lot of motivation and many, many ideas about what I wanted to change and how I could improve things. I also very much enjoyed talking to other users about how they use BlackLine.”

As at all BlackLine User events, those who attend the London session will be given an opportunity to:

• Learn best practices from BlackLine’s team of experts

• Hear how experienced users from other regional companies creatively use BlackLine

• Preview upcoming software enhancements

• Directly influence the product direction going forward

The 2013 BlackLine European User Group Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London-Victoria.

For more information, contact Howard Goldstein at

About BlackLine Systems

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 existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and secure OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals.

BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, New York City and Sydney to serve the company’s growing global client base. For more information, please visit

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