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ConvergeOne To Buy Arrow’s Systems Integration Business For $36M

Fast-growing solution provider ConvergeOne made another strategic expansion move this week, scooping up Arrow Systems Integration – an enterprise communications-focused subsidiary of Arrow Electronics – for $36 million, according to its SEC filings.

Buying Arrow SI will allow ConvergeOne to strengthen its foothold in the United States, broaden its collaboration and cloud services offerings and add vertical expertise in health care and government agencies at the state, local and federal levels, according to Chairman and CEO John McKenna.

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03 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos To Step Down as CEO, Replaced By Cloud Chief

News Update Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos announced yesterday he was stepping down as CEO effective Q3 2021, to be replaced by Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy. Bezos will remain Amazon’s largest shareholder and transition to an Executive Chairman role, where he will continue to be involved in important strategic decisions. Amazon also announced...

13 Jan 2021

martinwolf Celebrates 24 Years

Dear Clients, Partners, and Friends of martinwolf M&A Advisors, In 1997, gas was $1.22 a gallon in the US, Great Britain handed Hong Kong back to China, and the Dow was at less than 8,000. For me, on this date in 1997 I founded this firm. Almost a quarter century later — and after 180+ transactions,...

11 Jan 2021

Staples Announces Offer to Buy Office Depot

*Financial Information ($USD) Enterprise Value:         $2.1 Billion EV/LTM Revenue:       0.22x EV/LTM EBITDA:        3.76x Transaction Update Staples announced today that it sent the board of directors for Office Depot (Nasdaq: ODP) a proposal to acquire “100% of the issued and outstanding common stock,” a transaction that it expected...