• ECi Software Solutions acquires PrintFleet Inc.

        • ECi Software Solutions has announced it has acquired Canadian firm, PrintFleet Inc. PrintFleet specialises in the development of data-driven device management and assessment software solutions, as well as training, business development, and support programs for dealers, distributors, and manufacturers in the imaging industry.

          PrintFleet offers a range of solutions for every aspect of imaging device monitoring, maintenance, and management including PrintFleet LINK, PrintFleet Vision, PrintFleet Enterprise, PrintFleet Corporate, and PrintFleet QuickAssess software. Chris McFarlane will continue to serve as President of PrintFleet within ECi’s Field Service Division. 

          Chris McFarlane said, “joining the ECi family of companies aligns with PrintFleet’s strategic initiatives, one of which is to achieve greater scale, affording us still more opportunities for growth. As a recognised leader within the data collection and data utilisation space, PrintFleet, with ECi’s support, now has greater capacity to assist our clients in bringing innovative solutions to the print industry.” 

          Ron Books, CEO of ECi added, “ECi is committed to continuing to invest in the field service industry. It is a quickly evolving industry and our goal is to provide the best technology available to help our customers stay competitive and profitable. Print and service management plays an integral role in this industry, and this acquisition gives us an expanded global footprint in print and service management. PrintFleet has a fantastic product portfolio and a dedicated team; we could not be prouder to have them join us in helping businesses achieve greater efficiency and expand their services.” 

          FirePower Capital served as the exclusive M&A advisor to PrintFleet regarding the transaction. Wildeboer Dellelce LLP served as legal counsel to PrintFleet with a team consisting of Rory Cattanach and Ragu Anantharajah. Bennett Jones LLP acted as legal counsel to ECi with a team comprised of Peter Westcott and Christopher Travascio (Corporate) and Philip Ward (Tax).

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