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Cogent Growth Partners Advises LeadingIT on Dura-Tech Acquisition as Two Chicago-based Managed Service Providers Join Forces

Cogent Growth Partners Advises LeadingIT on Dura-Tech Acquisition as Two Chicago-based Managed Service Providers Join Forces

ATLANTA – April 13, 2022 – Cogent Growth Partners (CGP), the leading buy-side intermediary for IT Services mergers and acquisitions, today announced that it assisted LeadingIT on its acquisition of Dura-Tech Enterprises. The two Managed Service Providers (MSPs) specialize in supporting the cybersecurity and IT needs of businesses throughout Chicagoland.

Get the Highest Value When You Sell

Get the Highest Value When You Sell

Rick Murphy
CEO & Managing Partner

As a company whose primary mission is to serve as a buy-side advisor to IT companies on their acquisition of other IT firms, we have a unique perspective about the process. Unlike the viewpoint of most sell-side brokers who are simply seeking to make a one-time-only sale happen, we want to help IT business owners maximize their value when they sell.

Cogent Growth Partners Adds to Long List of MSP Client Success Stories After Advising Charles IT on Acquisition of NST Systems

Cogent Growth Partners Adds to Long List of MSP Client Success Stories After Advising Charles IT on Acquisition of NST Systems

Leading IT Firm Enhances East Coast Presence with Latest Completed Deal
ATLANTA – February 8, 2022 – Cogent Growth Partners' a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced its role in Charles IT’s acquisition of managed services provider (MSP) NST Systems.

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Good Buyer?

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Good Buyer?

By Bruce Teichman
Executive Vice President and Partner

Almost every homeowner in America knows that residential real estate prices have been climbing this year. Interest rates are low, which makes money easy to borrow and manageable to pay back. However, a dearth of properties for sale is what is driving the resulting feeding frenzy that has led to multiple over-listing price offers.

Thinking Of Buying Or Selling An MSP? Here Are 6 Tips From Experts

Thinking Of Buying Or Selling An MSP? Here Are 6 Tips From Experts

As appeared on crn.com
By Joseph F. Kovar
November 17, 2021, 03:25 PM EST

A lot of factors are involved in determining if and when an MSP should engage in a merger or acquisition deal. And now, at a time when the MSP M&A space is red-hot, many have questions about understanding a company’s value, its cultural fit, and how different buyers including private equity firms approach the deal.

Cogent Growth Partners’ Rick Murphy to Present Proven Strategies for Determining Company Value at IT Nation Connect

Cogent Growth Partners’ Rick Murphy to Present Proven Strategies for Determining Company Value at IT Nation Connect

The presentation will explain how owners can get the most for their IT company if selling now or later
ATLANTA – November 4, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners' CEO and Managing Partner Rick Murphy will be presenting as part of Marketopia’s 4U2GROW Conference at ConnectWise IT Nation Connect 2021 being held November 10 – 12 in Orlando, Florida.

Cogent Growth Partners Advises LeadingIT on Acquisition of CLASS Computing

Growing Cybersecurity IT Firm Seizes Opportunity to Add Engineering Talent

ATLANTA – October 14, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced the successful closing of LeadingIT’s acquisition of CLASS Computing, a managed services provider (MSP). LeadingIT specializes in cybersecurity and IT support, while CLASS focuses on managing IT services for fire districts, park districts, non-profit organizations and manufacturers.

Trust and Truth: M&A Bedrocks

Trust and Truth: M&A Bedrocks

Trust and truth form the bedrock of every successful merger and acquisition. Faith and respect between the buyer and the seller are fundamental to creating a deal that works – at the time it’s signed and down the line.

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Jao, co-founder of marketing AI firm Retention Science, recently sat down with Inc.