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Top Avaya Partner ConvergeOne Acquired by Private Equity Firm

ConvergeOne, one of the largest Avaya channel partners in the world, has a new owner.

The solution provider, which specializes in managed services and unified communications, was acquired by private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group for an undisclosed amount. Clearlake purchased ConvergeOne from Genstar Capital, another private investment firm that bought the solution provider in 2007.

“We have enjoyed a great partnership with Genstar,” said John McKenna, CEO of ConvergeOne, in a press statement. “We look forward to partnering with Clearlake to continue to differentiate the company by focusing on managed services and innovative technology solutions. Clearlake’s proven track record and substantial resources will be instrumental in adding lasting value to our business.”

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16 Jul 2021

Platinum Equity Acquires Ingram Micro

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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...