Bologna, June 6th, 2017 - Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a company listed in the STAR Segment of the Italian Stock Exchange managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (“Datalogic”) and global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, announces that today Datalogic signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of SOREDI Touch Systems GmbH, a German company leader in technology for terminals and in particular forklifts terminals.
The Datalogic Chairman and the Group CEO declared: “This transaction is very important to us because it completes our offer of readers and mobile computers with forklifts terminals (vehicle mounted terminals), giving us the opportunity to introduce us to customers all over the world as an ideal partner for warehouse management and representing a further strengthening of our presence in a key market like the German one".
The seller, as well as SOREDI Touch Systems GmbH Managing Director, Mr. Alfons Nüßl, declared: “I am proud and very happy to become part of Datalogic Group and I am looking forward to a great future together”.
Soredi Touch Systems Gmbh, established in 2009 and headquartered in Olching (Munich), realized in 2016 revenues amounting to € 6,9 million and has 16 employees.
The transaction provides for a Datalogic maximum comprehensive financial commitment amounting to 10 mln/€, of which 8 million Euros in cash and 2 million Euros through Datalogic own shares.
The Closing is planned within mid of July.