Vienna, VA (October 20, 2020) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Accscient, a multifaceted technology company that creates innovation-powered business solutions, has purchased Mission Critical Systems, an information technology company focused solely on cyber security solutions. FOCUS represented Accscient in the transaction.
Based in Richardson, Texas, Accscient offers a diverse range of products and solutions across five practices: Consulting, Infrastructure, Digital, Professional Services and Ventures. Mission Critical Systems, which has offices in Pompano Beach, Florida, and Atlanta, is a cyber security software reseller and integrator that has been providing top quality security products and consulting services throughout the Southeast United States and the Caribbean since 1997.
Manan K. Shah, FOCUS Managing Director and Information Technology Team Leader, said the acquisition of Mission Critical Systems perfectly complements and expands Accscient’s existing positions in data services, computer infrastructure, IT solutions and consulting. “Accscient has been looking for the right company to partner with to be able to offer its clients the best in security, arguably the most critical component of IT today,” Shah said. “Mission Critical Systems’ broad diversity of security solutions, including cloud, data and network security and remote workforce security, enhances Accscient’s portfolio of services. It is now truly a one-stop shop for IT solutions.”
According to George M. Shea, FOCUS Managing Director and Information Technology Team Co-Leader, “We have been very active with Accscient over the years, and the MCS acquisition is the fifth one we have initiated and closed with Accscient. The cyber security space remains a core area of our firm’s expertise.”
About FOCUS Investment Banking
With more than three decades of experience, FOCUS Investment Banking is a trusted name in middle market M&A advisory services worldwide. Whether helping to sell, buy, or raise capital, FOCUS strives to maximize the value of every transaction to the benefit of its clients. Since 1982, our team of investment bankers and former technology company executives has advised hundreds of leading software and information technology services businesses.
Accscient offers a diverse range of products and solutions across a wide geographic reach. Driven by a client-centric focus, the company offers breadth and depth of experience across five practices: Consulting, Infrastructure, Digital, Professional Services and Ventures. Accscient creates innovation-powered business solutions that are shaping the future. Seated at the intersection of business and technology, Accscient is a best-in-class partner for forward-thinking organizations who dream bigger and are wired to make a significant impact. Accscient is based in Richardson, Texas.
About Mission Critical Systems
Mission Critical Systems is an information technology security reseller and integrator focused only on security solutions. With offices in Pompano Beach, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia, the company has been providing top quality security products and consulting services throughout the Southeast United States and the Caribbean since 1997. Their mission is to provide best-in-breed data and network security products and expert services that will reduce client's exposure to information theft and destruction. The company advocates a comprehensive approach to information security—evaluating all aspects of an organization's vulnerabilities from internal compromises to external threats. They can provide your organization with the tools, control, and training to secure your data and infrastructure. Mission Critical Systems’ sales and engineering professionals will work with you to design and implement strategies to address your complex information security challenges.