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EntrustIT acquires computer consultancy company Serval Systems

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IT service provider entrustIT has acquired Serval Systems, in a recent deal advised by M&A advisor Kingsbrook, part of the BCMS group of companies.

Headquartered in East Grinstead, Serval Systems offer a variety of high-quality IT services and IT solutions to a wide range of customers in Sussex, Kent and Surrey.  Serval Systems can tailor for clients of all sizes, from growing enterprises to corporate operations requiring global IT support.

The company offer IT services including business security, IT network support, data replication & business continuity, to assist in organisations IT upgrades. Over the years, Serval Systems has partnered with a range of leading vendors, such as IBM, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Dell/Wyse and Avaya. By partnering with these vendors, Serval Systems can stay informed of the best available technologies and therefore provide customers with in-depth product knowledge.

Established in the UK in 2006, entrustIT empowers businesses by leveraging the latest technology and assisting companies in all industry sectors. The company has grown organically and through acquisition; acquiring MLJ Creative Technology, Extrasys and Tiva IT Solutions as well as opening an office in Boston, USA.

Serval Systems Managing Director Richard Baker said: “We are very pleased with this deal completion. The three shareholders and I came into the sales process looking for a trade sale which would allow two of us to exit while I stay on and continue working for a few years. We are excited to work with entrustIT and know this will be a positive move for Serval Systems.”

CEO of entrustIT Jeff Dodd explains: “We are delighted to have acquired Serval Systems and have Richard stay on with us. We anticipate assisting him with the next stage of Serval’s development as we offer our product range to existing and potential customers. We worked hard to build entrustIT to current levels and the addition of Serval will expand our reach and help us to continue to grow in the right direction.”

BCMS advised Serval Systems with legal advice from Mackrell. The price and terms of the deal are undisclosed.

BCMS Lead Advisor Luke Rebbettes said: “These two companies are a perfect fit and we are so happy to have found the right acquirer for Serval Systems. We wish both all the best for the future.”

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Posted Dec 2019
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