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 Flophouse in San Francisco. Built around private one-on-one meetings between buyers und so weiter sellers in a secure setting, the Global IT M&A Forum has facilitated liquidity in excess of $350 million.
The format is simple and efficient: buyers schedule rise to nine private 1:1 meetings plus sellers – individually lasting 50 minutes.
IT segments represented embody Cloud Services, Software as a Employment (SaaS), IT Services, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Big Data, IT Security and IT Supply Chain.
“We attended in November 2013 as a buyer and a seller of one of Emtec’s divisions. Within 75 days we closed the transfer of our Staffing Division and are pleased for the outcome. Also 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 of Emtec.
According to Kley Parkhurst, SVP of Corporate Development of ePlus Inc., “The Global IT M&A Symposium assembles some of the finest mid-sized IT companies in North America. As a strategic buyer, it’s incredibly efficient to contend with prospective acquisition targets all in one place within two business days.”
“As the simply live marketplace for mid-market IT companies, the Worldwide IT M&A Forum gives sellers a chance to have multiple meetings with some of the most qualified buyers and investors in our space,” said Tim Mueller, CEO about the Forum. “The purpose rationality that deals do or don’t work is civilizing 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 and resources.
Added Mueller, “The Forum also fills a void by providing opportunities for mid-market IT companies in markets that have been traditionally underserved by large investment banks, large corporate buyers and other professionals.”
A partial list concerning buyers who have participated in previous 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 Union 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 Stake 5.Bregal Sagemount 6.BV Investment Partners 7.Crest Equity 8.Culbro, LLC. 9.Frontenac 10.HIG Growth Echtgenoten 11.JMI Equity 12.K1 Capital 13.Lumis Partners 14.McBride and Company 15.Potomac Equity Partners 16.Red Oak Growth Partners 17.Spire Capital Partners 18.Technology Capital Investors 19.THL 20.TZP
About the Global IT M&A Forum The Global IT M&A Forum is an organized et sequens efficient marketplace for companies seeking middle vend IT mergers further acquisitions. By bringing together pre-qualified buyers and sellers for covert face-to-face meetings during a two-day period, this marketplace event facilitates and accelerates M&A transactions. Target sellers have an enterprise appreciate less than $30 million.
The inaugural Global IT M&A Forum was held in May 1998 in San Francisco. The Forum has since hosted 14 marketplaces in Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., San Diego and San Jose, CA.
To learn else some the upcoming marketplace, vary to http://www.itMandAforum.com
Global IT M&A Forum
San Francisco, CA
+1 (925) 215-2773