Blog – May 2017

Growing Your Business I spent last Friday at Cranfield School of Management, sitting on a panel reviewing business plans prepared by participants of their Business Growth Programme (BGP). Followers of Prism will know that I have a long association with Cranfield and BGP, and BGP appears...

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Blog – April 2017

TM-the-PM’s election announcement last week caught most of us by surprise (even, rather pleasingly, most of the media). But what of the implications for Technology M&A? Some more uncertainty, yes, but we live in an uncertain world and with the techMARK All Share index up...

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Blog – March 2017

Here at Prism it has been a very active start to the year. We went into 2017 having just completed the sale of B2 Group (a leading MPS player) to Arena Group and have since completed five further transactions - see our news pages for...

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Flint & Virtual

Prism Unite Two Successful IT Services Companies

Flint IT has been acquired by Virtual IT in a deal facilitated by technology focused M&A specialists Prism Corporate Broking. Flint IT was established in 2005, since then the company has grown in size, to support over 1,500 users, and in reputation, trusted to deliver consistent...

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Arm & NextGCom

Sale of Technology Business NextG-Com to ARM

The Prism team has announced the sale of Internet of Things (IoT) technology business NextG-Com to ARM. It’s been a whirlwind of a year so far for the Prism team, with this latest high profile deal our fifth since the start of 2017. NextG-Com offers a complete...

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Cloud & Connect

Prism Facilitate Another Cloud Direct Acquisition

This latest acquisition is part of Cloud Direct’s ongoing, ambitious organic and acquisitions-based growth strategy that it has been working on with Prism Corporate Broking. It follows hot on the heels of Cloud Direct’s January acquisition of alwaysON Group, a Microsoft gold partner for hosting and...

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Cloud & Always On

Cloud Direct acquires alwaysON

Cloud Direct acquires alwaysON to bolster Skype for Business offering. The Prism team has led the latest Cloud Direct acquisition, as today it has been announced the acquisition of alwaysON Group (AOG). This is Cloud Direct’s fourth company acquisition since June 2015. It supports Cloud Direct’s...

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Blog – January 2017

We have frequently warned about what we refer to as ‘the myth of the multiple’. The two principal points being: 1. that unless you are privy to the full details of transactions, multiples can be highly misleading, and 2. that you must consider the relevance...

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B2 and Arena for PR

Prism Facilitate Sale of Docucentric Holdings to Arena Group

Prism is delighted to announce the sale of the North West’s leading regional managed print services (MPS) group, Docucentric Holdings Ltd (“DHL”) to Arena Group Holdings Ltd (“Arena”). DHL comprises two trading companies: B2 Business Systems Ltd (“B2”), the North West’s premier Xerox concessionaire operating...

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Blog – December 2016

2016 really has been the year of the unexpected – or perhaps ‘unpredicted’ would be a more appropriate word. In May Leicester City were confirmed as Premier League champions (at 5,000:1 the bookies certainly got that wrong), then in June we had Brexit (the politicians...

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