NICE announced the closing of the acquisition of LiveVox (NASDAQ: LVOX). The combination of NICE’s market leading platform CXone, with LiveVox’s unique AI driven proactive outreach capabilities create the market’s only interaction centric platform, the fundamental cornerstone to deliver superior AI driven CX. This powerful union of two market leaders is forming the future of CX as organizations around the globe are constantly looking for ways to simplify their CX operations and embed CX AI to drive smart automation.
NICE is recognized as a global market leader in CX with the most robust AI driven cloud platform for managing customer interactions of all types, digital and voice, agent-assisted and consumer-led. NICE CXone has the largest array of native applications to manage customer journeys, improve employee engagement and drive complete performance. Moreover, CXone provides the most comprehensive embedded AI with Enlighten encompassing hundreds of CX-specific models that enable holistic and fluent consumer experiences.
LiveVox is the market leader in AI-driven proactive outreach serving some of the world’s largest enterprises. LiveVox has a diverse and loyal customer base comprising hundreds of enterprises of all sizes which is complementary to NICE’s customer base creating a significant expansion opportunity.
Barak Eilam, CEO, NICE, said, “The successful completion of this acquisition is a major milestone for NICE as we continue to execute on our strategic vision, further cementing our leadership position. Organizations around the globe are looking to partner with us as they accelerate their CX AI journey, and we are excited to provide them with the most comprehensive platform to help fuel their success. I would like to extend a warm welcome to the talented LiveVox team and take the next step in transforming the CX industry together.”
There will be no contribution to NICE’s revenue and expenses from LiveVox for 2023. The entire LiveVox financial contribution will occur in 2024 and is expected to contribute $142 million to NICE’s full-year revenue, for 2024. The acquisition is also expected to be cash flow positive and accretive to NICE’s operating income, operating margin and non-GAAP EPS in 2024.