Team Hampleton Advises on the Sale of M4 Systems to SAGlobal
LONDON, UK – Hong Kong based SAGlobal which is a leader in solutions and services around Microsoft’s Dynamics AX ERP solution, has acquired M4 Systems Ltd., provider of multi-disciplinary professional services and software development, headquartered in Cardiff/Wales. The corporate finance and M&A advisory firm, Hampleton Partners, advised on this transaction.
“International companies are demanding worldwide coverage with a broader set of capabilities from their Microsoft partners” says SAGlobal CEO, Stephen James. “M4 Systems is a mirror image of SAGlobal in terms of its dedication to customer service and delivery excellence. Their complementary product focus completes our vision of being able to deliver all aspects of the exciting new Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform which combines the CRM and ERP offerings into a new cloud business. With this acquisition, we become one of only a handful of partners globally with the skills and resources to leverage the full potential of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform for our clients”.
Miro Parizek, Principal Partner at Hampleton remarked “this transaction reflects the ongoing consolidation trend not only in the Microsoft system integrator ecosystem, but in the IT Services sector as a whole. We have just released our report on M&A activity in the sector which tracked 421 acquisitions during the most recent half-year period. Over 1,800 companies around the world have purchased at least one IT Services or BPO company in just the last 30 months, with some buying dozens.”
Hampleton’s M&A reports include transaction volume data, detailed review of valuation metrics, transaction drivers, trends and forecasts, as well as a Top Buyers list for the sector. To download the most recent research report covering the IT Services and BPO sector, go to www.hampletonpartners.com/reserach/it-services.
About SAGlobal Inc.
Specializing in working with professional services organizations, SAGlobal provides global solutions and consulting services around Microsoft’s Dynamics™ AX ERP software system. Established in 1990, SAGlobal has “Centers of Excellence” in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, offering local expertise combined with global reach. SAGlobal boasts one of the world’s largest teams of Certified Dynamics AX resources. For more information, please visit our website at www.saglobal.com.
About M4 Systems Ltd
M4 Systems provides business management solutions based upon Microsoft Dynamics product lines – both ERP and CRM. Established in 2000, M4 Systems has offices in Cardiff as well a software development team located in Belgrade, Serbia.
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