INVENSITY advises Halder-backed Anker Kassensysteme on the acquisition of the POS service provider PORESY with a commercial and technical due diligence

December 14, 2021 – Reading time: 3 minutes

  • Successful transaction in the service provider sector for POS systems
  • Technology and management consultancy INVENSITY advises with technology and market know-how
  • Commercial due diligence with focus on market environment and competitive position

INVENSITY GmbH, a technology and management consultancy, has advised Anker Kassensystem GmbH, a portfolio company of Halder GmbH, on the acquisition of the Essen based Poresy GmbH from the company founders and other investors and has conducted the commercial and technical due diligence.

With Poresy, Anker is expanding its range of services to include software development, customising, implementation and long-term support for POS systems, including 24/7 first and second level support.

In recent years INVENSITY has been mandated several times for technical and/or commercial due diligence in the field of POS solutions. Here INVENSITY used in particular its profound technology and product know-how from past projects in this area.

About Poresy GmbH

Poresy is an international POS service provider with installations managed worldwide. Core competence is the implementation and long-term support of standard solutions for the retail sector around the point of sale. The qualified and experienced employees make it possible to quickly and individually solve complex requirements.

About Halder GmbH

Halder has been active as a financial investor in German-speaking countries since 1991 and has invested in 42 medium-sized companies. The investments usually realize growth through internationalization, focusing of strategy and business model, growth investments and acquisitions. Currently, Halder is investing its sixth fund and manages a portfolio of six investments.

About Anker Kassensysteme GmbH

Anker Kassensysteme GmbH goes back to the Bielefeld Anker Werke from 1876, last owned by the Oracle IT group and known as a manufacturer of cash registers. After the re-establishment in 2015, Anker is again an independent company selling cash cassettes, cash drawers, flexible holder systems and cash register systems for the point of sale and is the market leader in the cash cassette sector in the D-A-CH region. In October 2020, Anker successfully announced the takeover of the Berlin software company LocaFox and thus returns to its roots as a POS system provider.

About INVENSITY GmbH

INVENSITY GmbH is a technology and management consultancy with an international scope. It runs offices in Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Wiesbaden, Stuttgart, Munich, Detroit (USA), Barcelona (Spain) and Manila (Philippines). Among other things, it advises buyers and sellers on international M&A activities of technology oriented companies. The focus is on commercial, operational, technical and IT due diligence for the following industries:

  • Software / IT
  • Engineering and plant construction
  • Cleantech / environmental metrology
  • Electronics
  • Automotive and transportation industry
  • Medical technology
  • Energy and building technology
  • Photonics

The Commercial and Technical Due Diligence with focus on the evaluation of the competitive position as well as the technical analysis of the software was conducted by:

  • Matthias Welge (Principal Consultant, Lead)
  • Daniel Meyn (Principal Consultant, Commercial)
  • David Dengler (Associate Consultant, Commercial)
  • Simon Hofmann (Senior Consultant, Technical)

Author

  • Matthias Welge

    Head of CoE Mergers & Acquisitions

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