I have been a business owner for over 25 years and thought I had seen everything, but when I was approached in April 2019 with the opportunity to acquire another MSP, I found myself unsure how to proceed. After a disastrous experience with a CPA firm, and an equally unsuccessful attempt to partner ...Read More
President of Professional Computer Support
"Prior to working with Cogent we attempted acquisitions on our own and failed miserably. Cogent brought together the whole package for Datapath: helping us develop a strategy for the type of companies we should purchase and working with us as a partner to identify..." Read More
CEO and Co-Founder
"Cogent is a key member of our acquisition team. Cogent allows WorkSmart leadership to focus on the forest, and not get buried in the trees or the weeds. Not only do they find viable acquisition targets, they bring hard won lessons learned to WorkSmart’s acquisition process."
Founder & CEO
"Cogent took time to completely review our company and our needs as a buyer and then set to work finding seller candidates with similar values and culture. There are so many ways to buy a company that you do not want to guess. We hired the experts at Cogent to help us..." Read More
IT Resource, Inc.
"TNS was not just looking for someone to feed us with potential candidates and take it from there. What we found in Cogent was IT industry M&A expertise to help vet candidates, model fair deals, and lead us to the finish line in closing a suitable transaction...” Read More
The TNS Group
"As owners of a small Managed Services provider, my partners and I were concerned about representation from the Sellers Side. After meeting the Cogent team and having personal one-on-one conversations with their principals and their merger team, our concerns were laid to rest..." Read More
David Boughter Jr.
Chief Sales Officer
Hilltop Consultants, Inc.
"Buying or selling is rewarding in the end, but not an easy ride. Even as the seller to Cogent’s client (the buyer), as we were, working with Cogent will help you navigate the challenge ahead. The Cogent staff was professional, knowledgeable and on-time. When selling your business..." Read More
Former President & Owner
"Cogent owned the entire process of the transaction. Our team was able to focus on the core business and let Cogent handle the details of the transactions. The Cogent financial analysis of candidate companies was far superior to what our in-house team could achieve on their own..." Read More
"After doing a number of acquisitions before meeting Cogent, we knew that having someone with experience in the IT space to guide us through the process of buying an IT Services business would be beneficial. Cogent began with evaluating our company to understand who we were..." Read More
Web-Point Communications, LLC
"Meeting the Cogent team during a technology security event was the best thing that could have happened to us as we were evaluating an acquisition of our firm. This was the first time we worked with a private equity group that was interested in acquiring our firm after another potential purchase of theirs fell through at the last minute...” Read More
Chris Chamberlin & Brad Wilson