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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

MSP M&A “Sell-side” (Part 2)

SMB Nation Webinar Thursday, August 18th, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST

Presented by: Harry Brelsford CEO at SMB Nation, and Tim Carlsen

In late May, we delivered Part I of our MSP webinar series that you can watch here.   Register below to join us for Part II tense focus on the sell-side of MSP mergers and acquisitions. It’s all about positioning the exit to insure you maximize your potential and profit. You have worked very hard to build a real business and it’s essential you attend this community webinar to:

  • Discover how to value your business
  • Preparing for due diligence
  • Creating the big notebook
  • Approaching potential buyers
  • Retaining experts (and avoiding business brokers)
  • Managing expectation about the negotiating phase
  • Separating heart from mind
  • And much more…

Bottom line: this isn’t a webinar where we’ll tell you something you already know…you will learn new strategies and tactics.


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Citrix Finalizes Zenprise Acquisition

citrix-logo1Earlier this week, Citrix announced that they have closed the acquisition of leading Mobile Device Management organization, Zenprise. Citrix plans to integrate the Zenprise MDM solution into their Me@Work and Citrix CloudGateway solutions. In addition, Citrix will continue to support all global Zenprise customers.

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Avnet, Inc. Acquires TSSLink, Inc.

AvnetToday, Avnet, Inc. announced that they have acquired San Jose, CA-based IT services organization, TSS Link, Inc. This acquisition will allow Avnet to greatly expand their service offerings.

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Heartland Technology Solutions to Sell MSP Practice to WesTel

I remember last year, around the same time, there were a whole lotta mergers and acquisitions going down the first week of November—namely when Dave Sobel sold his MSP practice, Evolve Technologies to Network Depot. This year apparently is no different with major announcements being made during the first week of business in 2013: Arlin Sorensen’s Heartland Technology Solutions (HTS) announced this morning that its IT practice has been sold to WesTel Systems, an Iowa-based telecom and computer services company supporting communities in Iowa and Nebraska.

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