M&A Deal Summary

ScanSource Acquires POS Portal

On June 29, 2017, ScanSource acquired distribution company POS Portal for 145M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ScanSource’s 8th transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is ScanSource’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is ScanSource’s 7th transaction in the United States.
  • This is ScanSource’s 2nd transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2017-06-29
Target POS Portal
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) ScanSource
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 145M USD

Target

POS Portal

Sacramento, California, United States
website
POS Portal, Inc. is a distributor of credit card terminals and supplies, POS Portal is pioneering the way in logistics and distribution for secure payment devices. Having one of the most extensive libraries of injection keys and over 15 years of strategic relationships with gateways, processors, and terminal OEMs, POS Portal has the resources needed to always deliver secure devices preconfigured just the way our partners need them. With two Key Injection Facilities (KIF), POS Portal deploys devices to businesses nationwide.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

ScanSource

Greenville, South Carolina, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1992
Sector Distribution
Employees2,200
Revenue 3.5B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to ScanSource's corporate headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina.
Entrance to ScanSource's corporate headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina.

ScanSource is an international wholesale distributor of specialty technology products. ScanSource, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide value-added distribution services for technology manufacturers and sell to resellers in the following specialty technology markets: POS and Barcode, Physical Security, 3D Printing and Communications. The Company operates in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe. The Company distributes to the United States and Canada from its Southaven, Mississippi distribution center; to Latin America, principally from distribution centers located in Miami, Florida, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia; and to Europe, principally from its distribution centers in Belgium, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. ScanSource was founded in 1992 and is based in Greenville, South Carolina.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 11 of 12
Sector (Distribution) 8 of 8
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 10
State (California) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 7 of 8
Year (2017) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 4
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