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Top 100 Mergers and Acquisitions 2018

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Buyer: Champion Solutions Group
Acquisition: systemiC
Details: systemiC is a consulting and development company focused on IT service management (ITSM) platforms like IBM BigFix, QRadar, ServiceNow, Splunk and Nagios.
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Buyer: CIO Solutions
Acquisition: TekTegrity
Details: The deal merges two California-based IT providers with Cisco Systems networking expertise.
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Buyer: CloudScale365
Acquisition: FutureTech Consulting
Details: CloudScale365 acquired FutureTech Consulting, continuing the parent company’s worldwide MSP & cloud services provider (CSP) expansion.
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Buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Acquisition: SaaSfocus
Details: SaaSfocus is a Salesforce cloud consulting partner in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with operations in Australia and India. The company has completed more than 1,500 Salesforce projects across the financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and automotive industries.
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Buyer: CompassMSP
Acquisition: Redient
Details: Redient is a Florida-based MSP.
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Buyer: CompassMSP
Acquisition: Integrity Consulting Group
Details: Integrity Consulting Group is a Florida-based MSP.
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Buyer: Computacenter
Acquisition: FusionStorm
Details: Computacenter made its largest acquisition in nearly 15 years and a strong push into the US market with the acquisition of FusionStorm, the San Francisco-based IT solutions provider. Computacenter paid an initial cash consideration of $70 million and as much as an additional $20 million in differed payments. ChannelE2E believes the deal’s valuation is roughly 7.4 times adjusted EBITDA. The buyer will also pay $45 million to refinance FusionStorm’s existing facilities.
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Buyer: ComputerWorld
Acquisition: Management Buyout
Details: The Bristol, England-based IT service provider underwent a management buyout.
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Buyer: Connect Managed Services
Acquisition: CoolHarbour
Details: British-based Connect Managed Services acquired AWS call center expertise along with UVN for a US-focused push.
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Buyer: Connect Managed Services
Acquisition: UVN
Details: British-based Connect Managed Services acquired AWS call center expertise along with UVN for a US-focused push.
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Buyer: Contegix
Acquisition: Equip
Details: St. Louis-based cloud application services provider Contegix has made its fourth acquisition in three years with the buyout of Equip, an Atlassian professional services firm and Platinum Solution Provider.
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Buyer: Converge Technology Partners
Acquisition: Details: Converge Technology Partners acquired IBM-partner Key Information Systems (KeyInfo) for an undisclosed figure. The deal is part of the company’s plan to build a national platform of regionally-focused IT infrastructure firms in the US and Canada.
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Buyer: Converge Technology Partners
Acquisition: BlueChipTek Inc.
Details: Roughly 33 BlueChipTek employees joined Converge’s 300+ team members. Actual headcount surges above the 400-person mark when you roll in contractors who work with Converge.
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Buyer: ConvergeOne
Acquisition: Arrow Electronics’ System Integration Business
Details: That acquired business unit specializes in unified communications, contact center, and voice and data technologies.
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Buyer: ConvergeOne
Acquisition: Advantel Networks
Details: ConvergeOne, which provides collaboration and technology solutions to Fortune 500 companies, acquired Advantel Networks to extend its managed services reach across the West Coast.
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Buyer: ConvergeOne
Acquisition: Venture Technologies
Details: ConvergeOne acquiring Venture Technologies, a solutions integrator in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
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Buyer: Coreio Inc.
Acquisition: Tony Grice & Associates (TGA)
Details: TGA, a ServiceNow partner founded in 2004, serves such enterprise verticals as financial services, federal government divisions, leading retailers, and energy providers.
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Buyer: Cox Business
Acquisition: RapidScale
Details: Cox Business — the commercial division of Cox Communications — said the deal will strengthen its portfolio by combining transport and connectivity with RapidScale’s managed and hybrid managed cloud offerings.
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Buyer: Craftsman Capital
Acquisition: CMIT Solutions
Private Equity: Craftsman Capital
Details: Private equity firm Craftsman Capital has acquired CMIT Solutions. the national MSP (managed services provider) franchising organization with 220 offices across 33 states.
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Buyer: Cumberland Consulting Group
Acquisition: LinkEHR
Details: Healthcare consulting and services firm Cumberland Consulting Group acquired LinkEHR, an Electronic Health Records (EHR) managed services firm.
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