Twilio Completes Acquisition of Segment, the Market-leading Customer Data Platform - Seite 2
“Twilio’s acquisition of Segment will help customers better address the increasingly digital-first nature of customer engagement, and help deliver digital journey information to agents when live interactions are required,” said Sheila McGee-Smith, President & Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics. “This is especially important for B2C customers who need a single view of their customer to make customer engagement across every channel more personalized, timely, and impactful.”
Twilio intends to provide financial updates on its fourth quarter earnings call. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Twilio and Cooley LLP as legal advisor. Qatalyst Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Segment and Goodwin Procter LLP as legal advisor.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, which statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties. The words such as “will,” “expected,” “could,” and similar phrases that denote future expectations or intent are intended to identify forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the expected benefits of combining Twilio’s cloud communications platform with Segment’s customer data platform for businesses and developers. You should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. These statements are based on management's current expectations, assumptions, estimates and beliefs. While Twilio believes these expectations, assumptions, estimates and beliefs are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are only predictions, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; Twilio’s ability to adapt its products to meet evolving market and customer demands; Twilio’s ability to effectively manage its growth; Twilio’s ability to compete effectively in an intensely competitive market; any failure to fully realize the anticipated benefits of the acquisition of Segment; any failure to achieve expected synergies and efficiencies of operations as a result of the acquisition; the ability of Twilio to successfully integrate Segment’s technology, products, personnel and operations; any failure to timely develop and achieve market acceptance of the combined Twilio and Segment platforms; the loss of any Segment customers; and Twilio’s ability to retain and motivate key employees of Segment.