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Duff & Phelps Advised Principal Logistics Technologies Limited on Its Acquisition of Brentech Data Systems

In December 2020, warehouse and supply chain management software expert Principal Logistics Technologies (“Principal”) acquired ERP and WMS solutions specialist Brentech Data Systems (“Brentech”). The acquisition will have a transformational impact on Principal, materially increasing recurring revenue, EBITDA and deepening Principal’s expertise in bespoke software technology for the global healthcare supply chain sector. Principal was supported by international funders, The Firmament Group and Harwood Private Capital in the transaction.

Duff & Phelps served as the lead financial advisor to Principal providing buy-side, capital raise and financial due diligence services in connection with the transaction.

About Principal Logistics Technologies Limited 
Since 1993, Principal Logistics Technologies (Principal Systems Ltd.) has been delivering innovative, functionally-rich, warehouse management software and associated technology to 3PL logistics and supply chain warehouse businesses. Their in-house developed, blockchain technology-based, In-DEX WMS solutions suite optimises operational performance, reducing operating cost and increasing revenue. Their expertise spans warehouse operations across 3PL logistics, cold storage, commodities, distribution, FMCG, grocery, food and beverage, hazardous goods, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and more. Dillion Eustace served as legal counsel to Principal.

About Brentech Data Systems 
Brentech Data Systems is an ISO 9001:2015 certified provider of distribution, warehouse management and ERP software solutions with over 30 years’ experience. The company has deployed its AWARDS & AWARDS-BA³ technology into many of the world’s leading pharmaceuticals and distribution businesses. AWARDS & AWARDS-BA³ delivers high-scalability and order processing speed, reduces operational costs, increases efficiency and provides full traceability and compliance. Lavelle Partners served as legal counsel to Brentech Data Systems.

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