"Seeking to unite"

Advised Corrigan-Manning and its Owners on Sale to Centric Business Systems

Philadelphia, PA – September 2015 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Corrigan-Manning Co., Inc. and its owners Susan Manning and Thomas Manning on the sale of assets to Centric Business Systems, Inc.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About Corrigan-Manning (
     Corrigan-Manning was an office equipment & services dealer located in Malvern Pennsylvania owned & operated by Susan Manning and Thomas Manning – brother & sister.  Corrigan Manning was a full line Sharp, Samsung, Lexmark & Riso dealer selling & servicing full-lines of digital copiers, printers, MFP’s, & digital duplicating technology.  Corrigan-Manning has been serving customers throughout the Greater Philadelphia market (5th largest U.S. market) in five of the top seven counties in Pennsylvania - Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia & Bucks Counties - and throughout the state of Delaware for the prior 55 years.  Charles J. Corrigan and Charles R. Manning began Corrigan-Manning in 1960 as a paper supplier and duplicating machine provider.  As the office equipment industry evolved, Corrigan-Manning met the demand for state-of-the-art technology and cost-effective document solutions and digital-workflow options.

About Centric Business Systems (
     Centric Business Systems is an office equipment and services dealer owned and operated by Rick Bastinelli, President headquartered in Ownings Mill, Maryland with branch offices in Hagerstown & Salisbury, Maryland and McLean, Virginia.  Centric has been providing customers throughout Maryland, Washington D.C. and northern Virginia with document management and imaging solutions, workflow analysis to output solutions, digital copiers, facsimile systems, digital duplicators, printers, folders, shredders, and related services & supplies since 1990 sourced from industry leading vendors such as Sharp, Ricoh, Kyocera and HP.  The acquisition of Corrigan-Manning expands Centric’s regional footprint to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania and state of Delaware markets pushing Centric’s annual revenue above $50 million with over 200 employees.

About Zygoquest Group and Mike Dudek (
     Mike Dudek, an attorney and CPA, is the owner of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" which provides customized merger & acquisition services to buyers & sellers of companies.  Zygoquest is the #1 M&A authority in the office products industry, and also conducts M&A in the IT services industry including IT Managed Services.  Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski are authors of over 400 consummated M&A transactions during their careers.  Prior to founding Zygoquest, Mike Dudek was Vice-President of Acquisitions for IKON Office Solutions, a $5.5 billion NYSE company acquired by Ricoh Corporation.  Mike Dudek has evaluated transactions ranging from the smallest transactions to the largest deals in the office products industry – from million dollar deals to billion dollar deals.  The Zygoquest website contains deals you will recognize.

About Law Office of Mike Dudek (
     Mike Dudek also owns the Law Office of Mike Dudek which provides owners and executives with customized and affordable legal services on mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions.