ImageQuix Announces Acquisition of Fotomerchant: A Strategic Merger of Industry-leading Solutions

Raleigh, NC, December 21, 2023 – ImageQuix, (or the “Company”), a leading provider of software solutions for professional photographers, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Fotomerchant, one of the most respected end-to-end workflow solutions for high-volume studios.

The strategic acquisition of Fotomerchant into ImageQuix’s growing portfolio of solutions-focused businesses unites the strengths of both companies and will allow both teams to work closely together on better solutions for all customers.

To ensure a seamless experience for clients of both companies, Fotomerchant and ImageQuix will continue to operate without any disruption to the exceptional service levels and high-quality experience that clients have come to expect, providing uninterrupted support and ongoing feature development for all current products, projects, and partnerships.

In parallel both teams will begin collaboration on the long-term goal of creating a unified, best-in-class solution for all studios. Integrating the skills and experience of both the ImageQuix and Fotomerchant teams, the unified offering will harness the market-leading features of Blueprint and Fotomerchant, leveraging the latest technological advancements.

Key benefits of the acquisition include:

Enhanced Capabilities: Studios will have access to an expanded set of tools and services to empower them to thrive in a competitive and ever-changing market.

Collaborative Innovation: By working together, both companies will drive continuous innovation, ensuring that customers receive the best solutions to meet their evolving needs.

“We are thrilled to embark on this journey with Fotomerchant, having watched them go from strength to strength over the last few years” said Alex Kovacevic, CEO of ImageQuix. “Our commitment to serving and enriching our customers remains stronger than ever, and this acquisition allows us to pool our resources and expertise to deliver even more value to them in both the short term and long into the future.”

Elmar Platzer, Fotomerchant co-founder and CEO, echoed this sentiment: “We’ve had a very healthy competition with ImageQuix for many years but spent much of this time developing against each other. This partnership removes unnecessary barriers and duplication and allows us to focus more energy on helping our customers grow and deliver continued innovation that benefits everyone.”

About ImageQuix:
ImageQuix provides end-to-end workflow management and ecommerce solutions to professional photographers. Together, ImageQuix, PhotoLynx, Studio Ninja, and Capturelife deliver the tools studios of all sizes need to grow their businesses, improve productivity, reduce costs, and provide outstanding pictures to their customers.

About Fotomerchant:
Fotomerchant is a leading workflow solution for high-volume studios. Through powerful AI-driven tools, Fotomerchant elevates the way studios operate by eliminating the busywork, simplifying complex processes and minimizing human error.

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