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Published on: November 1, 2023

Technology, strategy and EPS enhancing

Oxford Metrics (OM) today announced the acquisition of Industrial Vision Systems Ltd (IVS) for £8.1m, funded from cash and 1m new shares. IVS operates in industrial applications of smart sensing, with machine learning technology for quality control in the manufacturing environment. The deal is immediately earnings enhancing and we are raising our forecasts for FY24. This is an exciting first M&A application of the funds from the Yotta disposal. The deal appears technologically and strategically valuable, as well as earnings enhancing; we see it as a material step forward for the group.

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