Apple Premium Resellers, Renewed Device Franchise, Technology 

1923 Investments

1923 Investments plc is a diversified holding company focused on the pursuit of opportunities to acquire and nurture companies to generate attractive returns and maximise value for stakeholders. Formerly known as PTL Holdings plc, 1923 Investments plc embraces a broad remit. It has a diverse array of operating subsidiaries engaged in innovation for businesses, retail of some of the world’s most desirable technology products and large-scale mobile device repair operations. Its commercial activities are located in Malta, Poland, Hungary and Germany. 1923 Investments plc is the investment arm of Hili Ventures Ltd, its ultimate parent. 


Apple Premium Resellers


iCentre is a brand of Apple Premium Resellers located in Budapest. iCentre follows Apple’s blueprint for Premium Resellers to reach Apple-approved standards for store service levels, and customer support. It engages customer services professionals, trained to gain a deep knowledge of the Apple brand and every Apple product.


iSpot & Cortland

iSpot encompasses more than 50 Apple Premium Resellers in Poland and Hungary. In Poland, iSpot and Cortland, a combined business, is the country's largest Apple retailer with a network of 47 stunning Apple Premium Resellers and service points across major Polish cities. The company’s locations offer an unmatched portfolio of Apple and third-party products, as well as top-notch retail and B2B customer service. It is also set to become Poland’s number one Authorised Service Provider. iSpot and Cortland meet Apple's strict Premium Reseller requirements, and have been recognised by Apple for providing top level customer care in relation to solutions, service, and support from Apple. The business also operates four Apple Premium Resellers in Hungary under the iCentre brand.


Renewed Device Franchise


Under a Master Franchise Agreement with iRiparo, 1923 Investments, operating under the iRiparo brand, is launching and managing a network of stores dedicated to high quality mobile device repair and the sale of refurbished phones and of accessories in 31 countries across Europe. iRiparo itself is already present in Italy, France, Spain, and the UK with 380 stores.
1923 Investments’ initial target region for its iRiparo operation is western Germany. The company is committed to live up to the Hili Ventures values of Sustainability and Impact for Good as it operates this new venture in adherence to the principles of the circular economy – the circulation of products and materials, the elimination of waste, and the regeneration of materials.




Harvest Technology plc is a group of technology-based activities brought together by design to create a critical mass of management expertise, technological prowess and operational excellence. Our portfolio of successful businesses delivers impactful, intuitive solutions to customers operating in sectors like banking, aviation, pharmaceuticals, state agencies, online gaming, retail and more. We have a team of more than 120 industry specialists. Harvest Technology incorporates PTL Ltd, APCO Ltd, APCO Systems Ltd and Ipsyon Ltd.



In business since 1946, PTL has provided IT solutions since 1981 and now reaches out to customers with a vast portfolio of ICT and security solutions. PTL partners major names like IBM, Cisco, Prospero, Red Hat, and Lenovo. Across its international functions, PTL has a team of more than 100 dynamic professionals, experts in businesss integration, enterprise-wide solutions and contracted outsourcing. PTL’s multi-disciplinary team services a prestigious client base in Malta.



APCO Ltd is Malta’s leader in automation products and payment solutions. Its major clients include local and international banking organisations, retail operations and internet merchants. APCO enjoys the expertise of more than a dozen professionals, with a highly specialized skills set, and reaches out to the US and South America, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, and the Far East. APCO’s structure has two key divisions. APCO Ltd is engaged in equipment sales, maintenance and other services, and provisioning of payment gateway services. APCO Ltd is involved in software development, operational support, and an internal data centre operation. APCO is the go-to provider of payment solutions, offering systems with payment processing for debit, credit cards and other payment platforms, including processing for mail and telephone order. Its hardware and automation solutions offering features ATMs, 24-hour deposit machines, 24-hour currency exchanges, EPOS terminals, plastic cards, and cash-handling equipment.


Apco Systems Ltd

APCO Systems provides payment gateway services for online retailers under its ApcoPay brand. It’s equipped with state of the art, customisable, security and fraud prevention tools along with advanced payment management functionalities. ApcoPay is simple to connect to – quick and easy integration, possible even within one day, PCI-DSS compliant, 3D secure and supports over 100 different currencies and suitable in any business for any industry.