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Park Place Technologies Attracts Another Private Equity Backer

Data center maintenance provider Park Place Technologies attracts another private equity backer; GTCR sells a piece to Charlesbank Capital Partners.

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Private Equity Regulations

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposes private equity industry regulations. Five takeaways for private equity firms, MSPs & technology companies.

Datto Parent Vista Equity Pursues SaaS Software Acquisitions

Private equity firm & Datto parent Vista Equity Partners raises $850M to acquire SaaS (software as service) companies with $10 million to $30 million in ARR (annual recurring revenue).

MSP Acquisition: Thrive Buys Tier1Net for Financial Services Push

Thrive, backed by M/C Partners, acquires Tier1Net, a managed IT services provider (MSP) for financial services. Private equity’s MSP market influence grows.

Periscope Equity Pursues Multiple MSP Acquisitions

Periscope Equity & Michael Sterl pursue managed IT service provider (MSP) acquisitions. Are private equity & a proprietary sales platform a winning combo?

Cloud MSP Investor, Buyer Great Hill Partners Raises $2.5 Billion

Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that has acquired managed services providers (MSPs) & cloud companies, raises $2.5 billion for latest fund.

Dynatrace IPO: IT Management Software, Private Equity Implications

What Dynatrace sale or IPO means for private equity, IT management software, application performance management (APM), artificial intelligence, MSPs & more.

Private Equity Funds MSP Merger: Connect Managed Services, G3 Comms Unite

Connect Managed Services & G3 Comms, backed by private equity firm Apiary Capital, merge to form $69 million managed IT services provider (MSP) in London.

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26 MSP Mergers and Acquisitions: The European Deal List

A list of managed services provider (MSP) mergers & acquisitions (M&A) in Europe. Includes IT consulting firms, systems integrators, cloud providers & more.

Private Equity Firm KRR Acquires Corel, Parallels

Private equity firm KKR acquires Corel & Parallels, setting the stage for more buyouts involving Apple macOS productivity & management applications.