Mergers & Acquisitions http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/20011/more en Continuum Gets Acquired by Thoma Bravo http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo <div class="node-body article-body">The purchase by the tech-savvy private equity firm is the first piece in an aggressive growth strategy that aims to swallow up other companies that complement Continuum’s vertically integrated service delivery model.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:08:00 +0000 78211 at http://mspmentor.net SolarWinds Closes Acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/solarwinds-closes-acquisition-scout-server-monitoring <div class="field-byline"> Nicole Henderson | Talkin’ Cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pingdom Server Monitor, formerly Scout Server Monitoring, enables customers to track custom metrics, create alerts, and integrate with more than 90 plugins, including DevOps tools like Chef and Puppet.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/solarwinds-closes-acquisition-scout-server-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/solarwinds-closes-acquisition-scout-server-monitoring#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 17 May 2017 23:06:00 +0000 77221 at http://mspmentor.net Anatomy of a Press Release http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/anatomy-press-release <div class="node-body article-body">This infographic offers suggestions for how to assemble an effective press release. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/anatomy-press-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/anatomy-press-release#comments Managed Services Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 17 May 2017 01:10:00 +0000 77181 at http://mspmentor.net Dell's EMC Deal Hits Hard Reality of Rising Costs, Cloud Shift http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dells-emc-deal-hits-hard-reality-rising-costs-cloud-shift <div class="field-byline"> Brian Womack | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In its fiscal fourth quarter, Round Rock, Texas-based Dell reported sales of $20.1 billion and an operating loss of $1.7 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dells-emc-deal-hits-hard-reality-rising-costs-cloud-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dells-emc-deal-hits-hard-reality-rising-costs-cloud-shift#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:18:00 +0000 75911 at http://mspmentor.net Q&A: Channel Buyers on What’s Driving M&A Deals http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/qa-channel-buyers-what-s-driving-ma-deals <div class="node-body article-body">We asked each of these executives six questions to find out what they are looking for in a potential acquisition and why. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/qa-channel-buyers-what-s-driving-ma-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/qa-channel-buyers-what-s-driving-ma-deals#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 07 Mar 2017 23:12:00 +0000 75161 at http://mspmentor.net Thinkstock 7 Reasons Your Merger or Acquisition Could Fail http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/7-reasons-your-merger-or-acquisition-could-fail <div class="node-body gallery-body">Absorbing another company is a difficult endeavor, no matter how you slice it. Here are a few pitfalls to avoid on your own M&A journey.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/7-reasons-your-merger-or-acquisition-could-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/7-reasons-your-merger-or-acquisition-could-fail#comments Think Tank Mergers & Acquisitions Fri, 24 Feb 2017 23:44:00 +0000 74851 at http://mspmentor.net Consultant Clarity Channel Advisors Sells Peer Group Business to Former Thrive Networks Execs http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/consultant-clarity-channel-advisors-sells-peer-group-business-former-thrive-net <div class="node-body article-body">Parties to the deal say Clarity Channel Advisory Group is perfectly positioned to help today’s managed service providers find a viable path to growth.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/consultant-clarity-channel-advisors-sells-peer-group-business-former-thrive-net" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/consultant-clarity-channel-advisors-sells-peer-group-business-former-thrive-net#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:02:00 +0000 74741 at http://mspmentor.net <p>MSP industry veteran Jim Lippie sold the Clarity Channel Advisory Group unit of&nbsp;his Clarity Channel Advisors.</p> Courtesy of Clarity Channel Advisors 8 Steps to Buying an IT Services Company http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/8-steps-buying-it-services-company <div class="node-body article-body">This at-a-glance illustration offers suggestions for how to approach the scouting and purchasing of an IT services firm. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/8-steps-buying-it-services-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/8-steps-buying-it-services-company#comments Managed Services Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:10:00 +0000 74751 at http://mspmentor.net To Buy - or Not to Buy - an IT Services Business http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/buy-or-not-buy-it-services-business <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the marketplace drivers behind your decision to buy are the same ones that drive sellers to sell, including consolidation, the need for greater scale and scope, and technology evolution. </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/buy-or-not-buy-it-services-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/buy-or-not-buy-it-services-business#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:09:00 +0000 74601 at http://mspmentor.net Thinkstock Dell EMC Launches New Unified Partner Program http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dell-emc-launches-new-unified-partner-program <div class="field-byline"> Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Execs say the new program combines the best of each legacy program into an ambitious, lucrative system designed to make partners money and protect deal registrations.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dell-emc-launches-new-unified-partner-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mergers-acquisitions/dell-emc-launches-new-unified-partner-program#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:50:00 +0000 74371 at http://mspmentor.net