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The TAM: How the Cogent Difference Benefits Buyer and Seller

At Cogent Growth Partners, we do a lot of things differently than other buy-side M&A firms and independent buyers do it. Most of the time, …

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The High Cost of Waiting to Sell Your IT Services Business

This year presents the last likely opportunity to take advantage of lower capital gains for those IT business owners contemplating a sale today or anytime …

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Cogent Growth Partners Advises Aldridge in Simultaneous Acquisitions of Tarrant Technology and ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services

Latest acquisitions follow more than 12 transactions
Aldridge has completed where Cogent provided M&A advisory services

ATLANTA – May 13, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced the successful closings of two transactions with Aldridge, a leading IT services provider with offices in Texas and Seattle. In March, Aldridge acquired Tarrant Technology, a Fort Worth-based managed technology and services provider, as well as ENTRUST Technology Consulting Services, which supports the technology needs of small- to mid-sized businesses. Financial terms of the two independent acquisitions were not disclosed.

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Cogent Growth Partners Advises WorkSmart in Acquisition of IT Services Firm LAN Systems

Second transaction of 2021 is the fifth deal WorkSmart has closed
with Cogent providing M&A advisory services

ATLANTA – May 13, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a buy-side advisor and intermediary for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the IT Services sector, today announced the successful closing of WorkSmart’s second acquisition of the year and its fifth acquisition working with Cogent Growth Partners.

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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 Growth Partners Announces Record 2020 Results Despite Global Pandemic

ATLANTA – March 30, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners (CGP), a buy-side intermediary for IT Services mergers and acquisitions, today announced robust year-end results for …

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Webinar: When a Business Valuation Isn’t a True Market Value Analysis

If you’re one of countless American IT services business owners who saw their business soar in 2020 despite COVID-19 and think now might be a …

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Who Determines What Your Business is Worth?

[img src=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/img-blog-who-determines-what-your-business-is-worth.jpg” class=”aligncenter”] You may be thinking it’s time to sell your IT services business. To do that, you need to know what it’s really …

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Listen Now: Cogent CEO Rick Murphy on Business RadioX®’s “Alpharetta Tech Talk”

Rick Murphy, CEO of Cogent Growth Partners, joins host John Ray to discuss his firm’s work with IT services companies seeking to expand through acquisition, why acquisitions are vital for acquiring talent, not just customers and revenue, why he calls his work “transaction therapy,” and much more. “Alpharetta Tech Talk” is produced virtually by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.

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Cogent Growth Partners Advises WorkSmart on Acquisition of IT Services Firm RMS Associates

Latest transaction is the fourth deal WorkSmart has closed with Cogent providing M&A advisory services ATLANTA – February 25, 2021 – Cogent Growth Partners, a …

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