Dunn Scott

Dunn Scott

The latest issue of Executive Perspective features K. Dunlop (Dun) Scott, President, Managing   Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Partners, an investment management firm with approximately $2 billion under management. In this interview, Dun shares how his interest in the financing side of the IT industry led him to significant leadership opportunities. Speaking to the increasingly cutthroat lending landscape, where aggressive competition for deals has led to pricing battles, Dun explains how his team was able to expand beyond its traditional businesses by entering the private capital realm, and how the firm differentiates itself from competitors today.

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13 May 2021

NWN Corp. Acquires Carousel Industries

Financial Information ($USD) Not Disclosed Transaction Details NWN Corporation, a leading Cloud Communications Service Provider (CCSP), announced yesterday that it will acquire fellow solutions provider Carousel Industries. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. New State Capital Partners, majority stakeholder of NWN since 2015, is backing the transaction which will form a combined company...

13 May 2021

Softchoice Files for IPO

Announcement Details Softchoice Corporation, a leading technology solutions provider in North America, announced yesterday that it has filed a preliminary prospectus for an initial public offering. Softchoice’s common shares will be traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, although the number of shares and price have not yet been disclosed. Before Toronto-based Softchoice was taken private in...

15 Apr 2021

KKR to Acquire Ensono in $1.7 Billion Deal

Financial Information ($USD) Enterprise Value:    $1.7 Billion Transaction Details Global investment firm KKR & Co, Inc. (NYSE: KKR) is acquiring leading hybrid IT services provider Ensono from private equity firms Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners. While financials have not been disclosed, the transaction is valued at $1.7 billion inclusive of debt, according to Reuters....