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ITS Case Study

Intelligent Technical Solutions has been acquired by Tower Arch Capital

Intelligent Technical Solutions (“ITS”), a leading IT managed services provider (MSP), has been acquired by Tower Arch Capital. FOCUS served as catalyst for the deal with Tower Arch Capital and exclusive financial advisor to ITS. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

Can MSP deals stand up to higher interest rates?

There is some angst out there as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, which is intended to slow the economy and could impact corporate earnings. Yet at the same time, there has been a flood of large private equity groups that are still eager to buy MSP platforms.
Intelligent Technical Solutions, Inc. and Tower Arch Capital

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ITS in its Sale to Tower Arch Capital

Washington, DC, (July 19, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Intelligent Technical Solutions (“ITS”), a leading IT managed services provider (MSP), has been acquired by Tower Arch Capital. FOCUS served as catalyst for the deal with Tower Arch Capital and exclusive financial advisor to ITS. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
FOCUS Case Study - DSM

DSM Case Study

DSM has been acquired by Thrive

DSM, a Florida-based managed service provider (MSP) that supports state, local, and education government agencies, has been acquired by Thrive, the next-gen MSP backed by private equity firm, Court Square Capital Partners. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.
DSM and Thrive

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents DSM in its Sale to Thrive

Washington, DC, (July 11, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that DSM, a Florida-based managed service provider (MSP) that supports state, local, and education (SLED) government agencies, has been acquired by Thrive, the next-gen MSP backed by private equity firm, Court Square Capital Partners. FOCUS served as catalyst for the deal with Thrive, and exclusive financial advisor to DSM. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lighthouse Technology Partners Case Study

Lighthouse Technology Partners has been acquired by Coretelligent, LLC

Lighthouse Technology Partners has been acquired by Coretelligent, a mid-market managed service provider (MSP) backed by private equity firm Norwest Equity Partners (NEP). This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

General Informatics and Unicom Case Study

General Informatics, a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments, has acquired Unicom Technologies

General Informatics (“GI”), an IT managed services provider (MSP) and network infrastructure company, has acquired Unicom Technologies, a Texas-based MSP focusing on the banking, credit union, and financial services industries, among others. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

General Informatics and CMS Case Study

General Informatics, a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments, has acquired CMS IP Technologies

General Informatics ("GI"), an IT managed services provider and network infrastructure company and a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments (“RPI”), has acquired CMS IP Technologies (“CMS”), a leading managed IT provider. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

Versiant Case Study

Versiant has been acquired by General Informatics, a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments

Versiant, a North Carolina-based IT managed service provider (“MSP”), has been acquired by fellow MSP General Informatics, a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.