GAP and Zygoquest Group Host M&A Discussion for Buyers and Sellers at Navigate 2015 by Continuum

Posted by Continuum Staff

Sep 23 2015

GAP’s Chris Ryne and Mitch Morgan along with Zygoquest Group’s Michael Dudek, Discuss Merger and Acquisition Strategies at Continuum’s User Conference – September 27-29, 2015 – Las Vegas

BOSTON – Sept. 23, 2015 – Chris Ryne and Mitch Morgan, Principals of Growth Achievement Partners (GAP), along with Michael Dudek, Owner of Zygoquest Group, are presenting, “M&A Discussion: For Buyers and Sellers,” at Navigate 2015 by Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions. Navigate 2015, Continuum’s second annual user conference, is taking place on Sunday, September 27 – Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at The Cosmopolitan™ of Las Vegas.

WHAT:           Growth Achievement Partners (GAP) and Zygoquest Group at Navigate 2015 by Continuum

WHEN:           Monday, September 28, 2015, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PDT

WHERE:         The Cosmopolitan™ of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada

There is a pronounced increase in merger and acquisition activity in the MSP space. As the MSP business model continues to mature, there will be acceleration in industry consolidation fueled by acquisition activity. For the seller, there are strategic buyers lined up who are active in entering the space through acquisitions. What are the steps you need to take to ensure your business is most attractive and most valuable? Whether you are considering selling soon or are looking at this down the road, this session provides a roadmap. For the buyer, continuing to seek scale in order to enhance profitability, increase business value and compete in an ever-changing market will remain a critical business activity. Acquiring another MSP can be a sound strategy to achieve needed scale. This session is led by a team with extensive M&A and operational experience, who are delivering strategies and tactics to help you prepare and prosper in building and realizing value.

Mitch Morgan is Principal of GAP, an internationally recognized consulting firm that advises businesses on strategy, operations, sales, organizational development and the impact of emerging technologies on their operations. In his 20+ year career, Mitch has built and successfully sold a regional technology services firm and built a $400 million North American wide IT services business through acquisitions and organic growth. Chris Ryne’s experience includes a successful track record in technology sales, operations, management and strategic planning as he built a multi-million dollar technology services business unit within a Fortune 500 company. The pair co-founded GAP in 2010.

Mike Dudek has advised hundreds of sellers on making the most of the business value. Mike is the number one authority on mergers, acquisitions and valuation for owner entrepreneurs in the office products, document services, technology services and telecommunications dealer community. He has negotiated and consummated over 400 deals in office products and document services sectors and over 50 deals in the technology services sector. Mike is a CPA and attorney.

Visit the GAP booth in the Partner Pavilion at Navigate. For more information on the conference, visit: For the latest updates, follow #nav15 on Twitter.

About Navigate 2015

Navigate 2015, held on Sunday, September 27 – Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at The Cosmopolitan™ of Las Vegas, is a 3-day educational and training event for the industry’s top MSP partners and IT resellers led by top business and channel leaders. Sold out with more than 600 attendees, Navigate 2015 features more than 30 sponsors and exhibitors and more than 60 speakers, to help MSPs take their business to the next level through partner success stories and sales and marketing tactics. For more information on Navigate 2015, visit: For the latest updates, follow #nav15 on Twitter.


Tracy Wemett

About Continuum Managed IT Services

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