Mark Marron

October’s issue of Executive Perspective features Mark Marron, CEO and President of ePlus. Named to the CEO and President position on Aug. 1, Mark is a 30-year industry veteran with extensive experience in the solutions and services industry. ePlus has been in business for 26 years, and Mark begins by walking us through some of the most significant industry transformations it has experienced in that time. He details how the company has responded both to technological shifts and changing economic conditions – and what opportunities he sees for ePlus and other solution providers in 2017. Mark also lays out ePlus’s acquisition philosophy, emphasizing the importance of a cultural fit as well as a strategic match. He closes with commentary on two major trends affecting solution providers today: continued consolidation and increased interest by private equity firms.

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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....