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M&A Has Its Advantages

With more than 170 closed IT Service Provider deals to date and counting, Cogent Growth Partners is the leading mergers and acquisitions advisory firm for IT Service Providers nationwide. Specializing exclusively in IT Service Provider transactions, our deep industry experience enables us to connect sellers to the right buyer—and buyers to the right seller.

"We’re Committed to Finding the Right Match for You."

Cogent's Experience Matters

Our unwavering commitment to champion transformative M&A outcomes that help propel our clients and partners to the forefront of the industry, has produced myriad success stories and long lived client relationships we still enjoy today. As we look forward to participating as a catalyst in the evolving IT Services story, we think adaptability and strategic foresight are not just valuable — they are imperative. 

Where IT Buyers and Sellers Meet

Leveraging our extensive M&A intermediary experience and IT specific due diligence expertise, Cogent provides benefits that business brokers simply can’t deliver.

Direct Access to Pre-Vetted Buyers

Cogent has a long list of active clients who we know well (not just a list of prospective buyer emails), who are all motivated to find the right fit.

Experienced Intermediaries

We save you time and do the heavy lifting so you can focus on running your business while we get the work done.

Enterprise Valuation

Get an objective valuation based on today’s IT market to find out what buyers are willing to pay.

The Cogent Difference

See what our customers say about their experiences on both sides of the deal...

Chris Jann

“I had never seen a deal so well organized and well structured. Everything was in order and that gave me confidence we would get the transaction done.”

CHRIS JANN

Founder and CEO, Medicus IT

Steve- Banke | Ntiva/3Points

“We knew our employees wanted the upward mobility that comes with being part of a larger organization. Cogent Growth Partners knew that a culture fit was more important to us than the numbers.”

STEVE BANKE

Former CEO, 3Points

Steven Freidkin, CEO, Ntiva

“Our company exists to grow people. “Technology is an accelerant to that growth. As soon as a founder or executive says to me, ‘This isn’t about people. We can hire college kids and replace them every two years’ I know that company is not for us.”

STEVEN FREIDKIN

CEO, Ntiva

Don Epstein - Meritas Capital Partners

“Meritas Capital Partners is not a typical private equity firm because we invest with our own money. We were looking for a platform company that already had an operational executive ready to take over when the transaction was complete.”

DON EPSTEIN

Co-Founder, Meritas Capital Partners

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