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News Room
The following is a compilation of press releases and articles that our team has influenced.


20 Dec 2023

Happy Holidays – The 2023 martinwolf Annual Letter

View a pdf of this letter here.    Dear Clients, Partners, and Friends,   With another year wrapping up, I want to take time to thank you for your continued support, reflect on the past year, and look ahead to what we believe will be a better and more dynamic 2024.   This past year...

24 Oct 2023

M&A can pay off, but it ain’t no guarantee.

Originally published by the Wall Street Journal A martinwolf summary   M&A success rates are improving. While a 2011 Harvard Business Review article found that 70-90% of M&A deals fail, more recent research suggests the success rate is closer to 50/50. Smaller deals outperform bigger bets. Companies that do frequent smaller M&A deals tend to...

24 Jul 2023

Ammunition acquires Mad Hat Creative

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, US , July 24, 2023/ — Ammunition — Atlanta’s fastest growing advertising agency offering brand and digital strategy, storytelling, campaign creative, media connections and more — has acquired Mad Hat Creative — a full-service video production studio.   Ammunition was advised by martinwolf, a global leader in mid-market mergers and acquisitions focusing on channel partners, MSPs, MSSPs, IT...

05 Jul 2023

Selling Your IT Business: Thriving in the Second Half of your Life

As M&A professionals, we work with owners of IT services businesses who are contemplating the sale of their company. These owners come from all walks of life, but all have one thing in common: they are at a crossroads.   On one hand, they’re rightfully proud of what they built. Many have created successful businesses that...

27 Jun 2023

Green Shoots Breed Optimism

There are green shoots in this week’s CPI and Jobless Claims reports. The CPI was lower than expected. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis to an index level of 304.127. During the last 12 months, the all-items index increased 4.0 percent before seasonal adjustment....

07 Jun 2023

BlueAlly Acquires Corporate Armor

CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES, June 7, 2023/ — BlueAlly Technology Solutions, a Source Capital portfolio company, has acquired Corporate Armor, a leading supplier of technology, security, and infrastructure products. This strategic move enhances the scope of services and product offerings for clients, while strengthening BlueAlly’s market position.   The transaction was facilitated by ITX, a global leader in smaller...

24 May 2023

Who Should Buy Your IT Business?

Deciding who should buy your IT business is a critical decision that’ll have a material impact on the future of your business, your employees, and your potential for wealth creation. As an owner-operator, you’ve put your heart and soul into building your firm. You’ve made countless sacrifices and taken significant risks.   Now that it’s...

12 May 2023

martinwolf Represented RSM in its Acquisition of Wise Consulting Associates

martinwolf, a leading global M&A advisory firm serving the middle-market IT industry, announced that it represented RSM US LLP (“RSM”) in RSM’s acquisition of Wise Consulting Associates, Inc.   RSM US LLP is the nation’s leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. Wise Consulting Associates, Inc., is a leader...

01 May 2023

M&A Leaders: Why Clarity Is Key If You Want to Sell Your MSP

Written by James Anderson “Run your business as though you’ll never sell… But at the same time, run as though you’re always gonna be for sale,” martinwolf’s Tim Mueller said.   If you want to sell your MSP, you should start that process when you launch your company.   That advice comes from Bradley Gross,...