RALEIGH, N.C. – Lohmueller and Associates, a provider of business software management and services, has been sold to a California firm.

Life Sci Technologies, which is based in San Diego, said Friday it had acquired privately held Lohmueller. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“Merger was a great option for us as we take our business to the next level,” said Judy Lohmueller. She and her husband Rufus ran the local firm.

“Both firms experienced in similar products/services,” she added. “We have had considerable success with software as a service/ NetSuite and are starting with Oracle products. LST is an established Oracle vendor and also does NetSuite, so we will leverage each others expertise, resources.

The combined company will have the resources to target larger clients, she added.

“This will allow us to move into the enterprise level clientele, while continuing to service the small- and mid-sized market,” Lohmueller said.

The company can also now “service clients across the U.S.” with the additional location in San Diego, Lohmueller explained.

Life Sci Technologies, which was founded in 2001 and is now known as LST, is a provider of Oracle and NetSuite services and products.

The combined company will be known as LST.

Lohmueller has won several awards from NetSuite over the past several years. The company is 20 years old and has an operation in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“The integration of the Lohmueller team will be a perfect synergy into our long-term strategic goals and the future footprint of LST,” said Mick Gallagher, chief executive officer of LST. He is the founder of the company.

“We feel the presence in Utah and Carolina bodes well with the expansion of our marketplace strategies, as well as a focus on our key market vertical approach,” he added. “Historically, we have been an Oracle Technologies firm and with our future footprint into the Oracle Application space, the additional expertise brought to our firm will catapult us to the next level. We feel that the management styles complement each other and are excited to have the opportunity to strengthen our core management team.”

Rufus Lohmueller, president of Lohmueller, said the deal “will exponentially increase resources to provide quality sales / service and support our efforts to solicit new clients in a tier one environment.”

LST was formed by a number of former Oracle employees, and its emphasis was on life science clients. It now works with financing, banking, manufacturing, retail and telecommunications clients.

All staff will remain with the merged venture, Judy Lohmueller said.