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Advice to Sellers in the Current Market

Recession-resistant IT Services M&A Rolls On Thanks to the IT Services market’s “essential” status, inflation, the war in Ukraine and the current labor shortage are not adversely affecting the sector’s M&A activity too badly so far.

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Myth Busting Blog

Get the Highest Value When You Sell

Rick Murphy CEO & Managing Partner As a company whose primary mission is to serve as a buy-side advisor to IT companies on their acquisition …

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Cogent Growth Partners Advises LeadingIT on Acquisition of CLASS Computing

Growing Cybersecurity IT Firm Seizes Opportunity to Add Engineering Talent ATLANTA – October 14, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side intermediary for mergers and …

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Trust and Truth: M&A Bedrocks

[img src=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/IMG.jpg”] Trust and truth form the bedrock of every successful merger and acquisition. Faith and respect between the buyer and the seller are fundamental …

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Cogent Growth Partners Advises HBK CPA in Acquisition of Leading MSP Vertical Solutions

Combining Tax, Accounting and Managed IT Services Provides More Effective Response to Client Needs ATLANTA – September 28, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side …

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IT Services Acquisitions: Opportunity First with a Bit of Therapy

Information Technology (IT) played a big role in how companies large and small managed their way through last year’s unexpected sea change in business operations. Virtually overnight, companies with a handful of offices had to move their centralized operations to hundreds of remote, mostly residential locations while also keeping their data safe and secure. America’s 30,000 IT services companies, the outsourcers who manage information technology operations for their clients, made that happen.

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Focus on the Opportunity First

IT M&A – it is a heady place to be right now. If you’re contemplating selling, or perhaps becoming a buyer, it’s easy to get …

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Cogent CEO Rick Murphy a Panelist on Several M&A Sessions at IT Nation Nov 8-9 2018

This panel is moderated by Joe Panettieri of CHANNELe2e. They will be discussing what every IT business owner wants to know regarding what their company …

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Cogent CEO Rick Murphy to Speak at Kaseya M&A Symposium on Feb, 8 2018

Hear core concepts that universally factor into any buy-sell transaction by exploring what we call the Opportunity-Delta© and why it is fundamental to the purchase price of any deal – big or small.

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George Sierchio to speak September 28, 2017 on the topic of “Understanding What Metrics Matter Most When Buying or Selling an IT Services Business” at ASCII Success Summit in Miami

Designed Specifically for Managed Service Providers to Take Revenue Generation to the Next Level- ASCII Success Summit topic of “Understanding What Metrics Matter Most When Buying or Selling an IT Services Business”

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