The following is a compilation of press releases and articles that our team has influenced.
20 Feb 2023
Following a Record 2021, M&A Still Strong for IT Businesses
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity continues to serve as a significant indicator of the health and growth of our markets. M&A volumes reached record levels in 2021, with the lower-middle market deal flow particularly rising to new heights. This increase in M&A activity is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the global economy,...
10 Feb 2023
Woolf Partners Acquires Akari Solutions Group Ltd
Woolf Partners has acquired UK-based Microsoft solution partner Akari Solutions Group, Ltd. Woolf Partners was advised by martinwolf. Woolf Partners has acquired UK-based Microsoft solution partner Akari Solutions Group, Ltd. A multi-award-winning technical firm, Akari specializes in tailored solutions using the Microsoft technology stack and apps that sit on top of Microsoft Teams and the Power...
31 Jan 2023
Rising Interest Rates Chill Private Equity Pace
After a year of strength on the private equity front, 2022 is now in the rearview mirror and industry professionals anticipate a downgrade in performance for the coming year. Despite the fluctuations of the past few years, private equity has withstood the challenges relatively well. However, in certain areas such as exit activity and...
21 Dec 2022
Happy Holidays – The 2022 martinwolf Annual Letter
View a pdf of this letter here. Dear Clients, Partners, and Friends, It’s hard to believe we are closing the books on our 25th year in business. Looking back at our extraordinary colleagues past and present, hundreds of clients, and a global network of buyers and friends, I want to start this year’s letter...
15 Nov 2022
Upcoming ERP Technology Trends for 2023
Read the original article here. In this article, we take a look at the increasing sophistication of ERP platforms, as vendors act to fine-tune their services against a background of changing working practices and the more specialized needs of the industry. We also look into the trend toward further integration, and the prospects for...
22 Sep 2022
Managed Services Providers: 2022 M&A Trend for Sellers – Part 3
Read the original article here. Thesis: The managed service provider market continues to be a hot M&A trend for sellers in 2022, and is expected to remain so for the balance of this decade. The MSP sector is moving at light speed, with consolidation becoming a consistent theme. In this article, we share what...
20 Sep 2022
Computacenter – Acquisition RNS Number: 2119S Computacenter PLC 13 July 2022 Computacenter plc Incorporated in England Registration number: 03110569 LEI: 549300XSXUZ1I19DB105 ISIN: GB00BV9FP302 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Computacenter plc COMPUTACENTER ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF BUSINESS IT SOURCE, ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING VARS IN UNITED STATES Computacenter has acquired one of the fastest-growing Value-Added Resellers in the...
15 Sep 2022
Managed Services Providers: 2022 M&A Trends for Sellers – Part 2
Read the original article here. Thesis: Global firms including IBM (24/7 system management, hosting, administration, operations, and application support), Vodafone (cell phone security as a managed service), Amazon (cloud-as-a-service and cybersecurity), and Amazon are all present in the managed service provider industry. At the same time, there are a ton of new businesses in...
08 Sep 2022
Managed Services Providers: 2022 M&A Trends for Sellers – Part 1
Read the original article here. Thesis: The managed services market is one of the fastest growing segments of the IT sector. The COVID pandemic and the ensuing need for remote workers have undoubtedly brought about the largest opportunities in this field. However, as the pandemic fades from the daily headlines, the billion-dollar question is:...