Category: Mergers & Acquisitions

This Week in Imaging: Inkjet and Ink-Tanks Make Key Gains; More

As you may well know, we at Wirth Consulting “think ink” and have to make constant efforts to curb our enthusiasm about this ground-breaking technology. That said, several exciting (for us) inkjet-related news items passed across our desks this week: 1) For the first time, inkjet printer and...

VC Firm Acquires ERP Provider ECi Software Solutions

On August 14th, Apax Funds reported that it’s reached a definitive agreement to acquire ECi Software Solutions, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions to small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) across the distribution, field services, building, and construction and manufacturing industries. ECi stated that it has...

This Week in Imaging: The Cost of Cyber-Crime Hits Home for Nuance; New ‘Patent Troll’ on the Block?

Ouch. While we’ve heard plenty about the increasing threat of cyber crime from companies such as HP Inc., Xerox, and others, there’s nothing like seeing some cold hard numbers – in this instance, about $15 million – to drive home how much cyber crime can cost victims. In...

NovaCopy Management Buys Company

NovaCopy of Nashevill, Tennessee, reports that it’s been acquired by its current senior management team with equity financing provided by Trivest Partners, private investment firm that focuses on founder and family owned businesses in the Southeast United States. Founded in 1999, NovaCopy has been recognized by Inc Magazine...

Kyocera Acquires OnBase Reseller DataBank

KYOCERA Document Solutions America reports that it’s acquired DataBank IMX for an undisclosed sum. The firm says the  acquisition represents an extension of the successful alliance between KYOCERA and DataBank, formed in 2016. DataBank is the single largest North American reseller of Hyland OnBase, a global enterprise content...

Marking 30th Anniversary, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Acquires Muratec America

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. reports that it’s acquired Muratec America, a supplier of copier/MFPs and managed document and cloud services in North America, for an undisclosed sum. Konica Minolta says that the acquisition, which closes today, will strengthen its distribution network and “further advance Konica Minolta’s leading...

This Week in Imaging: Is That a Video Game or Copier Touchscreen?

No, the touchscreen below isn’t a Jurassic Park VII video game, but a customized “Elevate” touchscreen for Toshiba’s e-STUDIO copier/MFPs. The center portion displays a custom graphic, while on the left are customized shortcuts. As we’ve noted before, we’re currently in the golden age of touch screens, with...

Hyland Completes Takeover of Lexmark’s Perceptive

Hyland Software has completed its acquisition of Lexmark International’s Perceptive Software group, according to Healthcare IT News, adding some 700 employees to Hyland. With its Perceptive acquisition, Hyland acquires 17 Perceptive offices around the world, including Perceptive’s headquarters in Kansas City, Kansas, and Perceptive’s enterprise content management (ECM)...