Zywave was a leading provider of software-as-a-service enterprise automation solutions for the employee benefits and property & casualty insurance brokerage industry.  The company’s solutions included technology-enabled content and communication, agency automation, and business intelligence and analytics, designed to help insurance brokers of all sizes gain profitable market share. Zywave’s applications helped brokers differentiate from the competition, enhance client services, improve efficiencies and achieve organic growth.

Founded in 1995, Zywave was headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Vista Equity Partners Fund III completed an investment in Zywave in November of 2008.

Zywave was acquired by Aurora Capital Group in November of 2013.

Follow-On Acquisition

Emerging Information Systems Inc. (“EISI”) provided industry-leading software in needs analysis and financial planning technology. EISI’s product set consisted of valuable software solutions for financial advisors and enterprises.


Zywave acquired EISI in November 2011. EISI was re-branded as Advicent Solutions and spun-out to Vista Equity Partners Fund III and management in November of 2013.

Specific Software Solutions

Specific Software Solutions was a leading provider of software tools and actuarial services for risk management and insurance professionals in the United States. Its products enabled brokers to calculate industry-standard adjustments to workers compensation premiums (“MOD factors”) to provide quantifiable savings to employers.


Zywave acquired Specific Software Solutions in October 2010.

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