Listen Now: Cogent CEO Rick Murphy on Business RadioX®’s “Alpharetta Tech Talk”

Listen Now: Cogent CEO Rick Murphy on Business RadioX®’s “Alpharetta Tech Talk”

Rick Murphy, CEO of Cogent Growth Partners, joins host John Ray to discuss his firm’s work with IT services companies seeking to expand through acquisition, why acquisitions are vital for acquiring talent, not just customers and revenue, why he calls his work “transaction therapy,” and much more. “Alpharetta Tech Talk” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.

Cogent Growth Partners Advises WorkSmart on Acquisition of IT Services Firm RMS Associates

Latest transaction is the fourth deal WorkSmart has closed with Cogent providing M&A advisory services

ATLANTA – February 25, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT services sector, today announced the successful closing of a fourth acquisition for WorkSmart, the company that simplifies IT for small business.

DAS Health Acquires Randall Technology Services, Advised By Cogent Growth Partners

DAS Health Ventures (DAS) acquires another IT services company with heavy healthcare industry experience and reach. On December 1, 2020 DAS closed its acquisition of Amarillo, TX-based Randall Technology Services, LLC. The transaction, sourced and advised by Cogent Growth Partners as the buy-side intermediary for DAS, will have Randall Technology’s clients gain an increased depth of support, and a substantially improved value proposition adding DAS Health’s award-winning offerings.

Executech (an Evergreen Services Group company) Acquires USPCNET, Advised By Cogent Growth Partners

Executech acquires another full-service IT support provider. In August 2020 Executech closed its acquisition of Phoenix-based USPCNET. The transaction, sourced and advised by Cogent Growth Partners as the buy-side intermediary for parent Evergreen, further expands Executech out of its Utah headquarters, gaining increased managed service capabilities.