Ackroo closes first US based acquisition
HAMILTON, Ontario, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ackroo Inc. (the “ Company ” or “ Ackroo ”) (TSX-V: AKR) (OTC: AKRFF), a loyalty marketing, payments and point-of-sale technology and services provider, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of InterActive DMS (“IDMS”) through its’ wholly-owned subsidiary Ackroo Canada Inc. IDMS provides cloud-based and on-premise dealer management software and web solutions to independent car, motorcycle and boat dealers across the United States. Under the terms of the acquisition, Ackroo acquired all customer contracts and related IP adding over 150 clients to their AckrooPOS business. In consideration for the acquisition, the Company has paid $600,000 on closing and will make a final $300,000 payment less pre-paid adjustments on or before August 31, 2021.
About InterActive DMS
InterActive DMS provides fast, user friendly software for used car dealers, motorcycle dealers, boat dealers and finance companies that manage all aspects of inventory, sales processing, forms printing, collections, custom management reports and electronic document scanning and storage. The company has been providing software technologies for independent dealerships since 1991 cover 46 different states across the US. For more information, visit: www.interactivedms.com .
Through vendor and industry consolidation, Ackroo provides marketing, payment and point-of-sale solutions for merchants of all sizes. Ackroo’s self-serve, data driven, cloud-based marketing platform helps merchants in-store and online process and manage loyalty, gift card and promotional transactions at the point of sale in order to attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. Ackroo’s payment services provide merchants with low-cost payment processing options through some of the world’s largest payment technology and service providers. Ackroo’s hybrid management and point-of-sale solutions help manage and optimize the general operations for niche industry’s including golf clubs, automotive dealers and more. All solutions are focused on helping to consolidate, simplify and improve the merchant marketing, payments and point-of sale ecosystem for their clients. Ackroo is headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit: www.ackroo.com .
For information, please contact:
Chief Executive Officer | Ackroo
Tel: 416-360-5619 x730
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