Abraham Garver

Managing Director, MSP Team Leader


Industry Expertise

Industry Groups

Abraham Garver leads the MSP Team for FOCUS Investment Banking.  Over the past four years the team has advised on MSP transactions with 76 parties including catapulting the 12 MSP below into “New Platforms” for private equity sponsors:

  1. The Purple Guys (ECS + My IT)
  2. TechMD (formerly ICS)
  3. General Informatics
  4. Integris (Domain + Tier 1)
  5. Cantey Tech (Cantey Tech + Cantey EDU)
  6. CyberSheath
  7. ITS (Intelligent Technical Solutions + Intivix + PC Miracles)
  8. Entech (Entech + ITVantage)
  9. ProVelocity + IronEdge
  10. Lockstep + Renovus Capital
  11. MSP Corp + Groupe Access
  12. Announcement Pending

Over his career Mr. Garver has worked on sell-, buy- and valuation assignments with approximately 150 public, private, and fastest-growing members of the MSP 501, CRN500, ChannelE2E Top 100 & Inc. 500 and served as a guest commentator on Bloomberg, MSP Business School and at NASDAQ.

Mr. Garver is a recurring conference speaker for IT Nation Connect, Channel Partners and MSSP Alert Live and recurring news source for ChannelE2E, CRN, Channel Futures, TechTarget & PEHub.  As an author he has contributed over 125 articles in numerous publications including FORBES.

Prior to joining FOCUS, Abraham worked with Merrill Lynch’s M&A Technology Group in San Francisco and E&Y’s Business Valuation Group in Los Angeles. In addition to his professional pursuits, Mr. Garver is a member of The University Club of New York and Governor (Emeritus) of the University of Southern California Alumni Association.

Mr. Garver holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, and a master’s degree in finance from the Manderson Graduate School. He is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63) and a Limited Representative – Investment Banking (Series 79).

Recent MSP/MSSP Deal Experience

  • MSP Corp
  • ProVelocity
  • Entech Computer Services, Inc.
  • Cantey Technology Consulting, LLC
  • Golden Technologies, Inc.
  • Security7 Networks, LLC
  • DS Tech
  • Versiant Corporation, Inc.
  • Cantey Technology Consulting, LLC
  • The Network Support Company, LLC
  • Integrated Computer Solutions of Vestal, LLC
  • DSM Technology Consultants, LLC
  • Intelligent Technical Solutions, Inc.
  • Lighthouse Technology Partners
  • Accelerate, Inc.
  • CMS IP Technologies
  • Unicom Technologies
  • CyberSheath Services International, LLC
  • AKUITY Technologies
  • General Informatics
  • Frontenac XI Private Capital, L.P.
  • ECS Acquisition Holdings, LLC