Press Releases

BlackLine Press Releases are designed to keep key audiences – including clients, prospects and partners, in addition to media and analysts – up to date on the latest corporate and high-level product developments at the company. Here you will find a one-stop resource listing recent and historical news items, including announcement of new clients/partners, awards, new offices/facilities, personnel appointments/ changes, major software enhancements, executive speeches and upcoming events.

2014 BlackLine Press Releases

December 14, 2014

BlackLine Named to Montclare SaaS 250 Ranking of Most Influential SaaS Companies in the World

Leading SaaS research and advisory firm recognizes finance controls and automation software company as one of world’s leading enterprise cloud technology providers

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December 07, 2014

BlackLine CEO Invited to Speak at 2014 LA Tech Summit on the Rise of B2B in SoCal

Enterprise-class finance controls and automation software company founder joins Mayor of Los Angeles, executives from event host Cornerstone OnDemand, Invoca, Tealium and Wells Fargo on speaker line-up

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November 16, 2014

BlackLine Unveils Finance Controls and Automation Platform for Modern Finance

Industry’s first unified cloud platform for Finance Controls and Automation features new solution for Intercompany transaction accounting, reconciliation and settlement

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November 16, 2014

New Intercompany Hub from BlackLine Frees Modern Finance Depts

Global businesses with huge data volumes, non-standard procedures and insufficient automation can now standardize and control the most burdensome task confronting Finance & Accounting

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November 13, 2014

BlackLine Makes Deloitte’s Prestigious Technology Fast 500™ List for 5th Year in a Row

Leading finance controls and automation software company attributes 428 percent 4-year growth to increasing global demand for cloud platform from mid-size and large enterprises

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November 11, 2014

Kraft Foods, MGM Resorts, Genpact and SAP Among Presenters at 2014 BlackLine User Conference

Event will highlight how ‘modern finance’ organizations are leveraging cloud technology to automate and improve financial controls to drive business performance

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November 05, 2014

BlackLine Listed as 'Best-of-Breed' in Enhanced Finance Controls & Automation Software Category

BlackLine Finance Controls & Automation Suite only solution featuring integrated cloud platform—built from a single code base—that supports the entire close-to disclose process

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October 20, 2014

BlackLine to Host Webinar Showcasing Best Practices for Using Leading Finance Controls and Automation Platform with Oracle ERP

Leading broadband company to highlight how BlackLine helps improve internal controls, address compliance requirements and increase governance, while mitigating risk

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October 15, 2014

BlackLine Q3 Revenues up Over 50% as Global Brands Accelerate Adoption of Leading Finance Controls and Automation Platform; Company Surpasses 100,000 User Mark

Applied Materials, Atlantis Casino, Bureau Veritas, Cloud Peak Energy, Elsevier, KFC GB, Kmart Australia, La-Z-Boy, Louisiana Pacific Corp., Web.com among new clients to sign on to use BlackLine in Q3

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October 11, 2014

Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson to Deliver Keynote at BlackLine Annual User Conference 2014 in Chicago

Additional keynotes from ‘Crossing the Chasm’ Author Geoffrey Moore and Gartner VP John E. Van Decker headline 4-day client gathering showcasing latest innovations in financial software

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September 29, 2014

Ventana Research Selects Dow, BlackLine for 2014 Technology Leadership Award

Chemical giant’s implementation of leading finance controls and automation software recognized for business innovation in the office of the CFO

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September 16, 2014

Today’s Leading-Edge CFOs Not Confined to Just Large Companies, New Survey Finds

Finance taking more strategic role in middle-market businesses, investing resources in automation to streamline back-office processes while impacting front-office decision-making

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September 15, 2014

BlackLine Appoints Vice President, General Manager to Lead Expansion in Asia-Pacific

Clients from Boral, Optus, Wesley Mission to present at fifth annual BlackLine APAC User Conference this week in Sydney

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September 08, 2014

BlackLine Recognized in Enhanced Finance Controls & Automation Software Category in Recent Gartner Report

BlackLine Finance Controls & Automation Suite only solution featuring a completely integrated cloud platform built from a single code base that supports the entire record-to-report process

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September 01, 2014

BlackLine Makes Prestigious Software 500 List for 4th Year in a Row

Software Magazine ranks finance controls and automation leader as one of world’s largest software companies; BlackLine also takes No. 2 spot for fastest-growing in $30 to $50 million category

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August 25, 2014

BlackLine Systems Named a ‘Best Place to Work in LA’ for 2nd Year in a Row

LABJ, Best Companies Group recognize BlackLine’s business success, as well as extraordinary ability in nurturing employees, fostering team environment

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August 19, 2014

BlackLine Systems Makes Prestigious Inc. 500/5000 List for 7th Year in a Row With 3-Year Sales Growth of 253%

Enterprise financial software company honored as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies; joins ranks of Jamba Juice, Intuit, Microsoft, Patagonia, Timberland, Zappos

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August 03, 2014

BlackLine Systems Info Security Head Wins ISE® West Information Security Executive® of the Year Award

Max Solonski recognized for leadership in risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and network security of BlackLine Financial Close Suite

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July 28, 2014

BlackLine Systems Revenues up Nearly 60% as Global Brands Accelerate Adoption of Leading Financial Close Automation Platform

Boston Globe, Coats plc, Hubbell, JetBlue, Keurig Green Mountain, Peninsula Hotels, Thales Australia, WESCO sign on to use BlackLine Financial Close Suite in Q2

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July 27, 2014

BlackLine Systems Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

Enterprise-class financial software company CEO and founder recognized as ‘Executive of the Year’ in mid-size company category

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July 22, 2014

BlackLine Systems Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Leading cloud financial close software company continues executive team expansion with addition of Alain Avakian to oversee global technology direction

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July 19, 2014

The Dow Chemical Company to Join BlackLine Systems, SAP for Webinar on Accelerating the Financial Close Using the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions

System administrator from Dow to discuss ease of integration with SAP solutions; benefits of BlackLine; cost-savings since using BlackLine, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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July 07, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to Join BlackLine Systems on Panel at International SAP Conference for Financial Shared Services in Budapest

Finance manager from global chemical giant to discuss benefits of BlackLine and cost savings achieved using the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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June 17, 2014

BlackLine Systems Wins ‘Software Supplier of the Year’ at the 2014 Computer Weekly European User Awards

Financial software company shortlisted in two categories highlighting benefits, ROI of flagship financial close suite

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June 17, 2014

BlackLine Systems CEO Invited to Speak at Silicon Beach Fest 2014

Financial software company founder Therese Tucker to discuss ‘Fundraising from the Female Perspective’ following 2013 strategic investment from Silver Lake Sumeru

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June 15, 2014

Camelot UK Lotteries, Saint-Gobain, Tate & Lyle to Present at BlackLine Systems 2014 EMEA User Conference

4th annual European client gathering supports financial software provider’s commitment to strengthen global presence, deliver superior customer service worldwide

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June 10, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Present at 2014 AICPA Hospitality Industry Conference in Las Vegas

Hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes and mitigating compliance risk with BlackLine

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June 08, 2014

BlackLine Systems Unveils COSO Jumpstart Solution to Help Companies Adopt Updated Internal Controls Framework by Year-End Deadline

Cox Communications, UHY Advisors to headline webinar on how BlackLine can help companies comply while improving internal controls, increasing governance, mitigating risk

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June 04, 2014

BlackLine Systems CEO and Founder Named Top Woman of Influence in LA; No. 1 in Tech Category

Therese Tucker acknowledged for growing and building BlackLine into the leading provider of enterprise-class financial close software applications

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June 03, 2014

Linfox to Join BlackLine Systems for Presentation at 17th Annual Australasian Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

Client case study to emphasize benefits of automating financial close processes for companies in shared services, outsourcing environments

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June 02, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Lead a Microforum and Demo Theater Session, Plus Client Booth Presentations at SAPPHIRE® NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference

Dow Chemical to discuss ease of integration with SAP® solutions; benefits of BlackLine; cost-savings since using BlackLine Financial Close Suite, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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May 26, 2014

BlackLine Systems Hires Enterprise Software Veteran as First Chief Marketing Officer

Leading cloud financial close software company expands executive team, adding former NetSuite CMO to lead global marketing strategy through period of rapid growth

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May 20, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2014 Europe Conference in Nice

Tate & Lyle finance business manager to discuss benefits of BlackLine Financial Close Suite, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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May 18, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Participate with SAP in Discussion Group at Mastering SAP Financials Conference in Melbourne

Roundtable session to offer first-hand insight on benefits, ROI of automating GRC processes by leveraging cloud technology to help companies comply, reduce risk

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May 13, 2014

BlackLine Systems Unveils Program to Accelerate Seamless Connectivity with Leading ERP Systems While Minimizing Costs, Risks for Accounting Teams Worldwide

New program to support 50 ERP systems with out-of-the-box software, expanding support, ease of implementation for ERP-agnostic deployment of industry leading financial close suite

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May 12, 2014

BlackLine Systems CEO Invited to Speak at 2014 McGraw Hill Financial WINS Leadership Conference

Financial software company founder to speak at annual Women’s Initiative for Networking and Success event alongside executives from JP Morgan Chase, Walmart, as well as client company McGraw Hill Financial

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May 06, 2014

Unisys to Present with BlackLine Systems at Annual Shared Services & Outsourcing Week in Dublin

Case study from global IT consulting and solutions leader to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes in a shared services environment

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April 29, 2014

BlackLine Systems Takes No. 18 Spot on 2014 List of ‘50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies’ in the World

CEO and founder Therese Tucker makes top 20 three years in a row, acknowledged for her continuous accomplishments growing the software company into the leader in its space

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April 27, 2014

BlackLine Systems Hires Former Head of Global Financial Solutions from Infor as Chief Revenue Officer

Leading financial close software company expands management team, adding ERP, SaaS Veteran to oversee revenue generation, partner network expansion as company continues to grow globally

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April 26, 2014

TTX Company to Join BlackLine Systems for Presentation at Hackett Group 2014 Best Practices Conference

Session to emphasize importance of automating financial close processes as a critical step on the path to ‘closing with confidence and achieving balance sheet integrity’

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April 21, 2014

BlackLine Systems Wins ‘2014 Deal of the Year’ Award from Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth

ACG LA chose financial software company following recent strategic investment from Silver Lake Sumeru; company honored alongside LA Dodgers, Live Nation Entertainment, Newegg

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April 16, 2014

Saint-Gobain Joins BlackLine Systems, SAP, ACCA for Webinar on Automating Account Reconciliations as a Critical Step to ‘Closing with Confidence’

Director of Finance Shared Services from construction giant to discuss benefits of BlackLine, cost-savings realised since using BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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April 14, 2014

Bebe Stores, British Gas, Hormel Foods, H&R Block, SkyCity Entertainment, T-Mobile Among New BlackLine Systems Clients; Company Revenues up 55% in Q1

Enterprise software company adds brand names worldwide, attributes consistent growth to constant focus on client satisfaction, increasing demand for Cloud offering globally

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March 15, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Deliver Two Presentations with SAP at Financials 2014 Conference on Automating Account Reconciliations Using BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions

Accounting director from Dow Chemical to discuss ease of integration with SAP solutions; benefits of BlackLine; cost-savings since using BlackLine, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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February 26, 2014

BlackLine Systems Shortlisted for ‘Best Accounting Suite’ in 2014 UK Cloud Awards

Company recognised for benefits, ROI of cloud-based financial close software suite

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February 24, 2014

BlackLine Systems, SAP Host Webinar on Automating Account Reconciliations Using the BlackLine Financial Close Suite for SAP® Solutions

Finance managers discuss ease of integration with SAP solutions; benefits of BlackLine; cost-savings since using BlackLine Financial Close Suite, an SAP-endorsed business solution

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February 17, 2014

BlackLine Systems CEO Invited to Speak at Harvard Business School Dynamic Women in Business Conference for 3rd Year in a Row

Financial software company founder Therese Tucker on entrepreneurship panel alongside founders from USA Network, Plum Alley, Clare V. and Her Campus Media

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February 12, 2014

BlackLine Systems to Present at ProformaTECH 2014 in Las Vegas

Hospitality industry giant MGM Resorts International to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes and mitigating compliance risk with BlackLine

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February 09, 2014

Tyco to Join BlackLine Systems for Presentation at Finance Transformation Summit 2014 in London

Case study from world’s largest fire protection and security company to highlight best practices and benefits of automating accounting processes with BlackLine

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Media Contact:

Ashley Dyer

Sr. Public Relations Manager

P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley dot dyer at blackline dot com


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