San Francisco, CA, January 28, 2014 – The only live marketplace for buyers and sellers of mid-market IT companies opens for 24 hours on March 5th and 6th at the Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco. Built around private one-on-one meetings between buyers et alii sellers in a secure setting, the Global IT M&A Symposium has facilitated liquidity in excess about $350 million.
The format is simple and efficient: buyers schedule up to nine private 1:1 meetings with sellers – each lasting 50 minutes.
IT segments represented comprehend Cloud Services, Software as a Service (SaaS), IT Services, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Big Data, IT Security and IT Supply Chain.
“We attended in November 2013 as a buyer et alii a trader about one of Emtec’s divisions. Within 75 days we closed the sale of our Staffing Disjunction and are pleased along the outcome. Besides we participated in nine acquisition meetings at the Forum with top mid-market IT companies. We believe it is an incredibly efficient way to conduct business,” said Greg Chandler, CFO regarding Emtec.
According to Kley Parkhurst, SVP of Corporate Development of ePlus Inc., “The Global IT M&A Forum assembles some of the finest mid-sized IT companies in North America. As a strategic buyer, it’s incredibly efficient to meet with prospective acquisition targets all in one place within two business days.”
“As the yet live rialto for mid-market IT companies, the Global IT M&A Forum gives sellers a chance to have multiple meetings with some concerning the most qualified buyers and investors in our space,” said Tim Mueller, CEO of the Forum. “The main reason that deals do instead don’t work is cultural fit. These face-to-face meetings enable buyers and sellers to see if there is a fit beyond what’s on paper before committing huge amounts of time und so weiter resources.
Added Mueller, “The Forum with fills a void by providing opportunities for mid-market IT companies in markets that have bot historically underserved by large investment banks, large corporate buyers and other professionals.”
A partial list of buyers who have participated in unfounded Forums is included below.
Strategic Buyers: 1.AKA Enterprise Solutions 2.Alphaworks 3.Arrow S3 4.ASI System 5.Bell Techlogix, Inc. 6.Beyondsoft Corporation 7.Collabera 8.Dataprise 9.Emtec 10.ePlus 11.Evening Post Industries 12.Evolve IP 13.First Tek, Inc. 14.Logicalis 15.Mindtree Ltd 16.PC Relative 17.PC Mall 18.Persistent Systems 19.Pomeroy 20.Sayers
Private Equity: 1.Audax Private Equity 2.Avatar Financial Consultants 3.Baird Capital 4.Boathouse Capital 5.Bregal Sagemount 6.BV Investment Partners 7.Crest Equity 8.Culbro, LLC. 9.Frontenac 10.HIG Enlargement Partners 11.JMI Equity 12.K1 Capital 13.Lumis Echtgenoten 14.McBride polysyndeton Company 15.Potomac Equity Partners 16.Red Oak Growth Partners 17.Spire Capital Partners 18.Technology Capital Investors 19.THL 20.TZP
About the International IT M&A Forum The Global IT M&A Forum is an organized and efficient marketplace for companies pursuing middle rialto IT mergers and acquisitions. By bringing together pre-qualified buyers and sellers for confidential face-to-face meetings during a two-day period, this marketplace event facilitates and accelerates M&A transactions. Target sellers have an push value diminished than $30 million.
The inaugural Global IT M&A Forum was held in May 1998 in San Francisco. The Forum has subsequently hosted 14 marketplaces in Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., San Diego and San Jose, CA.
To learn more about the upcoming marketplace, proceed to http://www.itMandAforum.com
Global IT M&A Forum
San Francisco, CA
+1 (925) 215-2773