Tech Sector M&A Activity Continues at a Strong Pace

Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, tech sector merger and acquisition activity continues. In fact, notable M&A has taken place in Seattle.

General Microsystems Acquisitions

The Bellevue, Washington-based IT firm General Microsystems merged with two Phoenix-based IT firms in August: nVision Networking and Extreme Integration. The tech sector merger results in the formation of a new brand: Global Market Innovators (GMI). The new company will base its headquarters in Arizona with offices in Washington, Idaho, Costa Rica, and the Philippines.

Tech Sector to Provide Anytime Anywhere Access

“Our customers are facing the challenge of providing secure anytime, anywhere access to an expanding array of IT services and solutions in an increasingly complex environment, often with flat or declining budgets. There is an urgent need for our customers to leverage technology in ways that deliver significant value to our stakeholders. Likewise, the consequences of failing to provide and protect technology is substantial,” Overstreet said in a statement. “Trusted advisors have never been more important.”

OnSolve Acquires Tech Sector Startup Stabilitas

OnSolve acquired another Washington tech company, seven-year-old Seattle startup Stabilitas. Stabilitas provides intelligence about critical events like hurricanes, protests and the pandemic. The company powers the Amber Alert system for finding endangered and missing children.

Tech Sector Stabilitas
Tech Sector Stabilitas

S4Capital Acquires Orca Pacific

The UK digital advertising and marketing services company S4Capital announced this summer that it had acquired another Seattle-based company, , Orca Pacific, an advertising and digital services agency primarily focused on Amazon.

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