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PE-Backed Atech Acquires Microsoft Partner IMEX Technical Services

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Atech, backed by private equity firm Pelican Capital, has acquired IMEX Technical Services, a British MSP and Microsoft partner. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Founded in 1999, IMEX is one of the UK’s first Microsoft Gold partners. The company is headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.

The deal is Atech’s first since securing a £10 million (US$12.7 million) investment from Pelican Capital in February 2022.

Atech provides cloud-based workplace solutions. The company says the acquisition of IMEX will bolster its existing consulting and service teams. Atech works with a range of private sectors including legal, manufacturing, finance and retail.

Atech Acquires IMEX: Strategic Growth Plans

Ryan Langley, CEO, Atech, commented:

"In the last three years, we have hit many milestones including achieving five major accreditations. Announcing our first acquisition is another exciting milestone and we look forward to executing on our strategic growth plans together with IMEX."

Tim George, co-founder, Atech
Tim George, co-founder, Atech

Tim George, co-founder, Atech, added:

"We needed to ensure that the acquired company would align with our vision. The team at IMEX, led by Tony Payne, have proven themselves to be the perfect extension of the Atech family."

Richard Morrison, partner at Pelican Capital, said:

"At Pelican, we look to align with partners who show deep knowledge of their industry, but also the flair to innovate and progress by means of organic or acquired growth. We saw all of this in Atech, and they have proved us right with the fast paced and perceptive approach they have applied to their first acquisition, supported by Pelican. We look forward to building on this acquisition and welcome the IMEX team to the Atech group."