"Seeking to unite"

Advised Tri-County Business Systems on Sale to Smile Business Products

Philadelphia, PA – April 2016 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Tri-County Business Systems, Inc. and its owners Bob and Joey Bartlett on the sale of assets to Smile Office Products, Inc.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About Tri-County Business Systems (www.tcbs-usa.com)
Tri-County Business Systems, Inc. was owned and operated by Robert (Bob) and Joanne (Joey) Bartlett who started the business in January 1981.  Tri-County is headquartered in Salinas California and serves customers along the central coast of California in three counties - Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey.  Tri-County sells, services and supplies the full line of Sharp copiers, printers and MFP’s and RISO digital duplicators.  Tri-County is the exclusive authorized Sharp Dealer in Monterey County.  Melissa Mears, who was Vice-President at Tri-County and daughter of Bob and Joey Bartlett, has joined the Smile Business Products’ team.

About Smile Business Products (www.smilebpi.com)
Smile Business Products is owned and operated by Joe Reeves, CEO.  Smile, founded in 1997, is the largest independent authorized dealer for Sharp Electronics in California.  Smile serves customers in 23 counties in Northern and Central California and 6 counties in Western Nevada.  In addition to the Sharp product line, Smile sells, services and supplies Lexmark, HP, Panasonic and Samsung office equipment.  Smile also provides customers with IT Managed Services.

About Zygoquest Group and Mike Dudek (www.zygoquest.com)
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.  Mike Dudek & 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.  See www.zygoquest.com.

About Law Office of Mike Dudek (www.mikedudeklaw.com)
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.  See www.mikedudeklaw.com.