Inflexion backed the buyout of PCMS, a leading omni-channel commerce platform, in November 2017. The deal enabled PCMS’s founder to retire after 32 years of ownership, with the existing management team taking control and working alongside Inflexion’s experts to assist with international expansion and digital enhancement.

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  • Headquarters

    Coventry, UK

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  • Investment date

    November 2017

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The company

PCMS is a leading omni-channel commerce platform for major retailers with over 140 blue-chip clients in 57 countries, including M&S, Walgreens, John Lewis and Arcadia Group. PCMS proprietary technology platform powers the in-store selling experience including any point-of-sale, self-checkout, mobile app and self-scan device. Founded in 1982, PCMS employs over 500 people and has operations in the UK and the US as well as a global alliance of collaborative distributors covering Europe and the Pacific Rim.

The Inflexion difference

The PCMS management team were attracted to Inflexion’s track record in supporting international expansion as well as our local operations in South America and Asia. PCMS are drawing on our in-house digital resource, supporting the company’s continued software innovation.

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