Mergers and Acquisitions

Through our acquisitions, Fresche Legacy is expanding its product and services capabilities to better serve our customer’s diverse legacy modernization needs.  With every acquisition we make, we remain committed to our promise of 100 percent customer referenceability, and to making IT smile.


looksoftware (September 2014)

On September 16th, 2014, Fresche Legacy announced it’s merger with look software, an Australian-based leader in web, cloud and mobile solutions for IBM i.

The merger creates the first and only one-stop application management and modernization partner for IBM i users.

looksoftware brings to Fresche Legacy extensive knowledge surrounding the IBM i platform, and an extensive suite of tools for GUI modernization, web services, mobile and web access, integration and RPG open access.  Fresche’s services expertise and decades of modernization experience add a valuable services component to look software’s technologies.  Together the two company’s integrated portfolio includes:

  • application support and managed services
  • staff augmentation
  • IT planning
  • platform and application analysis
  • UI enhancements
  • mobile and cloud enablement and,
  • application and database modernization


Databorough (September 2013)

On September 5th, 2013, Fresche Legacy announced it had acquired 100% interest in Databorough, a UK-based world-leader in knowledge mining and reuse for the IBM i (iSeries/AS400) platform.

The acquisition, which closed August 7th, 2013, solidifies Fresche Legacy’s brand and leadership position within the IBM marketplace, and broadens the Fresche Legacy product portfolio to include X-Analysis, an industry-leading solution enabling sophisticated code transformation from Synon, RPG and COBOL to Java or C#.

Databorough brings to Fresche Legacy 20+ years of modernization expertise and experience in the iSeries/AS400 marketplace, expanded market presence in the UK and in India, and provides us with the ability to offer our customers multiple approaches to iSeries/AS400 modernization.