EMPOLIS Is Aquired by proALPHA

Technology & Services

EMPOLIS acquisition by proALPHA


EMPOLIS Information Management GmbH (“EMPOLIS”), recently announced that it will be acquired by proALPHA Business Solutions GmbH (“proALPHA”). The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to the selling shareholders on this transaction.


Headquartered in Kaiserslautern, EMPOLIS offers cloud-based and AI-assisted software products for intelligent decision support that can be used to analyse and intelligently process all information involved in a business process. Around 500 EMPOLIS installations exist around the world, and nearly 700,000 professional users rely on EMPOLIS solutions on a daily basis to serve approximately 40 million end customers. Among its customers are renowned companies like ABB, BMW, Bosch, Carl Zeiss Microscopy, Homag, Koenig & Bauer, Kuka, MAN Energy Solutions and Vodafone. EMPOLIS is an associate of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), a member of the technology initiative SmartFactory KL e.V., and a member of the Science and Innovation Alliance Kaiserslautern (SIAK) advisory board.

For around three decades, proALPHA has been the digital sparring partner for small and medium-sized businesses at 49 locations around the globe. The powerful ERP core and add-on solutions from proALPHA and its partners form the digital backbone of their entire value chain of more than 7,700 customers from the manufacturing industry, wholesale and other sectors, ensuring the intelligent interconnection and efficient control of all business-critical systems and core processes. To gain an edge over competition, companies must perfectly integrate upstream and downstream processes. Therefore, the various software solutions offered by the proALPHA Group and its 181 partners support every customer in the areas crucial to their business. From data analysis and artificial intelligence to procurement, financial performance management, security, quality, production or time management, the more than 1,700 people who work for proALPHA have a very clear mission and commitment: to develop a digital solution platform that gives SMBs the competitive edge they need to master the constant process of transformation and change. proALPHA is headquartered in Germany.
Technology & Services

EMPOLIS acquisition by proALPHA

June 2022
EMPOLIS Information Management GmbH
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Knowledge Solutions
Target Geography
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