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Dataprise CEO: We’ll Pursue MSP Acquisitions

Dataprise, a midsize MSP now owned by private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners, will soon seek to acquire MSPs, CEO David Eisner tells ChannelE2E.

Presidio Private Equity Buyout Finalized: Lessons for Peer MSPs

BC Partners completes Presidio acquisition. Private equity firms gains leading IT solutions provider & bellwether for digital transformation, managed & cloud services.

LogicMonitor Hires BMC, SAP Veteran As Channel Chief

IT infrastructure monitoring provider LogicMonitor hires BMC, TIBCO & SAP veteran Sanjay Gupta as global VP of channels and alliances. Here’s what’s next.

Presidio Buyer Sweetens Stock Deal After Second Bidder Emerges

After second bidder emerges, private equity firm BC Partners agrees to pay Presidio shareholders 3.75 percent more per share than originally announced in August.

Avaya for Sale? New Company Statement

Will Avaya be acquired? Latest company statement is vague. Third-party reports say Avaya bidders may include Mitel Networks; Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R); and RingCentral.

Handshake Partnership Deal

SAP Partner Acquisition: Vision33 Buys UK’s B1 Systems

IT consulting firm Vision33 acquires B1 Systems of the United Kingdom, uniting two SAP Business One cloud application deployment partners for SMB customers.

Major MSP Acquisition: Red River Buys CWPS

Red River acquires CWPS in one of the most compelling MSP (managed IT services provider) deals of 2019. CEOs Rick Bolduc & Jason Waldrop share merger details.

RDX Acquires Navisite Managed Cloud Services

RDX acquires Navisite, a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP, Office 365 & VMware cloud services partner. Private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners owns RDX.

Buchanan Technologies Acquired By Private Equity Firm LightView Capital

Buchanan Technologies, a major managed IT services provider (MSP), acquired by private equity firm Lightview Capital. martinwolf’s LMM Group advised Buchanan on the deal.

Mitel Acquiring Avaya?

Mitel Networks bids to acquire Avaya; seeks to combine unified communications businesses. Mitel is owned by private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners.