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

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


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