ProArch Acquires iV4, Advised By Cogent Growth Partners

ProArch, a provider of cloud consulting, data platform, data science and product engineering services to more than 200 customers worldwide and headquartered in Atlanta. In late May 2020 ProArch has acquired fellow global cloud consulting and engineering firm and Microsoft Gold Partner iV4 . The transaction, sourced and advised by Cogent Growth Partners as the buy-side intermediary for ProArch, brings stronger Microsoft capabilities to ProArch and adds to their global market share of services offered

Cogent EVP & Sr. Partner George Sierchio Educational Webinar on “Being an IT Services Company Buyer – A Look Beyond the Velvet Rope” for the ASCII Group March 5, 2020

The IT service provider market remains fragmented and there also exists a robust M&A market. In the last few years, and still currently in 2020, there are many more buyers than sellers in the IT space and the imbalance is growing. However, most who perceive themselves as buyers will never get a transaction done, or one that bears any fruit.

Ntiva Acquires Equilibrium, Advised By Cogent Growth Partners

Ntiva, a Cogent client backed by Southfield Capital, is a managed services, cloud and cybersecurity provider headquartered in McLean, VA. In early January 2020 Ntiva acquired Equilibrium IT Solutions, Inc., a Chicagoland managed service provider (MSP) focused on highly specialized expertise in infrastructure, IT security, cloud solutions, disaster recovery, IT business planning, strategic advising, and Merger & Acquisition IT consulting.

Professional Computer Support Acquires FixSwift, Advised By Cogent Growth Partners

Cogent buy-side client Professional Computer Support (PCS), is a Northern California leader in protecting data & identity for businesses and non-profits. In early June 2019, PCS acquired FixSwift IT, a fellow Bay Area based IT services provider. The transaction, advised by Cogent Growth Partners as the buy-side intermediary for PCS, will give PCS new capabilities and help PCS to double its business capacity.