IRVING, Texas, June 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exela Technologies, Inc. (“Exela” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: XELA, XELAP), a leader in business processing automation (“BPA”) announced today that the Company completed the sale of its high-speed scanner manufacturing and maintenance business, including the Intelliscan family of products, (“the Business”) to Imaging Business Machines, LLC (“ibml”). Exela customers will continue to receive the stellar technology and best in class solutions as part of the transaction. The Business generated revenue of $20.5 million in 2022 and is included in the ITPS reporting segment.
This transaction is part of the strategic initiatives previously announced. The Company plans to use the incremental liquidity for general corporate purposes, debt obligations and transactions expenses.
Under ibml’s ownership, the Business will continue to provide the complete suite of scanning products and services for our customers, providing a seamless transition.
Exela will continue to focus on providing the best business process automation solutions for our customers’ needs. Additionally, the company will continue to provide its set of Smart Office solutions, including Smart Lockers.
“We are grateful to our employees who will be joining ibml and we look forward to working with them as a partner. The transaction is a win-win for all constituents but most importantly it is a win for our customers,” noted Executive Chairman, Par Chadha.
“I am pleased to welcome the team from Exela and excited to add Exela’s high-volume scanner products to ibml’s market-leading portfolio of solutions,” said Martin Birch, CEO of ibml. “The additional expertise and offerings will provide our customers with a more diverse portfolio of best-in-class high volume intelligent scanning solutions, and the ability to bring greater innovation to their document intensive business processes.”
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ibml is the world-class market leader in high-volume, mission-critical intelligent document processing solutions. Through the power of speed, intelligence and unsurpassed experience, ibml helps organizations extract valuable information from large volumes of complex documents and accelerate it for immediate use in business applications. The world’s largest enterprises in banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, government and BPOs rely on ibml to help overcome their core information management challenges. With a comprehensive suite of hardware, software, and services, ibml products can be found in over 80% of the world’s top mailrooms and in more than 46 countries. For more information, visit www.ibml.com.
About Exela Technologies
Exela is a business process automation (BPA) leader, leveraging a global footprint and proprietary technology to provide digital transformation solutions that improve efficiency, quality, and productivity. With decades of experience operating mission-critical processes, Exela serves a growing roster of more than 4,000 customers throughout 50 countries, including over 60% of the Fortune® 100. With foundational technologies spanning information management, workflow automation, and integrated communications, Exela’s software and services include multi-industry solution suites addressing finance & accounting, human capital management, facilities optimization, and legal management, as well as industry-specific solutions for banking, healthcare, insurance, and the public sector. Exela is a leader in workflow automation, attended and unattended cognitive automation, digital mailrooms, print communications, and payment processing, with deployments across the globe. Through cloud-enabled platforms, built on a configurable stack of automation modules, and approximately 15,000 employees operating in 21 countries, Exela rapidly deploys integrated technology and operations as an end-to-end digital journey partner.
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