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Top 100 Mergers and Acquisitions 2018

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Buyer: Powernet
Acquisition: Maxis360
Details: The merged company united a full-service technology provider and a managed IT services provider (MSP). Powernet has offices in Ohio. Maxis360 has offices across Florida.
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Buyer: Presido
Acquisition: Red Sky Solutions
Private Equity: Apollo Global Management
Details: Presidio paid $36.6 million in cash and approximately $4.2 million in Presidio common stock — for a total price of $40.8 million, according to MSSP Alert reporting. The buyout valuation was 6.8 times EBITDA, MSSP Alert says.
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Buyer: Pure Technology Group (PTG)
Acquisition: Keytech
Details: Keytech was founded more than 25 years ago, going on to specialize in backup and data continuity, and managed services.
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Buyer: Rackspace
Acquisition: RelationEdge
Private Equity: Apollo Global Management
Details: RelationEdge is a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner and digital agency. The acquired company has 125 employees and offices in a dozen cities across the U.S.
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Buyer: Rehmann
Acquisition: Trivalent Group
Details: Accounting and advisory services firm Rehmann is merging with Trivalent Group, a managed IT service provider based in Grandville, Michigan.
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Buyer: Reliam
Acquisition: G2 Tech Group
Private Equity: Great Hill Partners
Details: The deal united an Amazon and Microsoft MSP with DevOps and SaaS automation services. The business later relaunched under a new brand called Mission.
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Buyer: Reliam
Acquisition: Stratalux
Private Equity: Great Hill Partners
Details: Reliam has acquired Stratalux, essentially merging two MSPs focused on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Reliam parent Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm, funded the deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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Buyer: Richey May
Acquisition: Arrow Partnership
Details: Richey May, a Denver, Colorado-based accounting and advisory firm, acquired two IT consulting firm. (1) Arrow Partnership, a nationwide provider of management and IT consulting services. And (2) Corporate Blue, a cybersecurity and managed IT services firm. Those firms will join Richey May’s Technology Solutions division, which launched in March 2018.
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Buyer: Richey May
Acquisition: Corporate Blue
Details: Richey May, a Denver, Colorado-based accounting and advisory firm, acquired two IT consulting firm. (1) Arrow Partnership, a nationwide provider of management and IT consulting services. And (2) Corporate Blue, a cybersecurity and managed IT services firm. Those firms will join Richey May’s Technology Solutions division, which launched in March 2018.
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Buyer: Roc Technologies
Acquisition: Esteem Systems
Details: As it continues to push forward with its aggressive growth strategy, London, England-based services company Roc Technologies acquired Esteem Systems. The combined business is expected to hit revenues of approximately US$92.5 million in 2019 with an EBITDA margin of nine percent.
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Buyer: RSM US LLP
Acquisition: Explore Consulting
Details: Audit, tax, and consulting services company RSM US LLP is acquiring Explore Consulting, an Oracle NetSuite solution provider.
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Buyer: SageNet
Acquisition: Aware Software
Details: The deal combined a managed IT services & cybersecurity provider with an IoT monitoring business across Oklahoma & Georgia.
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Buyer: SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2)
Acquisition: Technology Management Associates (TMA)
Details: TMA is a signals intelligence and engineering services contractor in the government sector. The company also offers a range of IT consulting, systems integration and project management services. Key areas of focus include IT security, enterprise networking, systems administration and systems engineering.
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Buyer: ScanSource
Acquisition: Canpango
Details: Canpango is a Salesforce implementation and cloud consulting partner. The deal will help ScanSource partners with customer deployment and integration projects that span cloud CRM, contact center as a service (CCaaS) and unified communications as a service (UCaaS), ScanSource asserts.
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Buyer: Scantron Corp.
Acquisition: IT Nexus
Details: IT Nexus is a managed services provider (MSP) with healthcare expertise in Omaha, Nebraska. This is Scantron’s third MSP-oriented buyout in the Omaha area. Earlier deals involved acquiring WRK Systems in 2017 along with P&L Technology in 2016.
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Buyer: Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)
Acquisition: Engility
Details: Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) acquired rival Engility for $2.5 billion in stock. The deal created a $6.5 billion IT consulting and professional services firm focused on government agencies.
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Buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
Acquisition: Mitel
Details: An investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners acquired Mitel for $2 billion in cash.
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Buyer: Sentinel Capital Partners
Acquisition: UBEO Business Services
Private Equity: Sentinel Capital Partners
Details: Reinforcing a growing trend, private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners acquired UBEO Business Services, a provider of printer, copier, and related office equipment.
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Buyer: SentryOne
Acquisition: Pragmatic Works Software (PWS)
Details: Microsoft SQL Server database partners SentryOne and Pragmatic Works Software (PWS) have watched each other in the market for several years. And in 2018, they merged.
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Buyer: ServerCentral
Acquisition: Turing Group
Details: ServerCentral, a managed IT infrastructure provider, acquired Turing Group, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner.
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