"Seeking to unite"

Advised Sophron Holdings on Acquisition of Forte-Systems

August 2016 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Carl Easterday and Sophron Holdings, Inc on its acquisition of assets of Forte-Systems; a technology solutions provider.  Terms of the transaction are confidential. 

About Sophron Holdings (www.sophronholdings.com)
Sophron Holdings, Inc., owned and operated by Carl Easterday is an MSP and technology solutions provider located in San Francisco California.  Sophron Holdings is a one-stop-shop for IT support and technology solutions.  Along with its service delivery partners, Amoeba Networks www.amoebanetworks.com in New York and Forte Systems www.forte-systems.com in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sophron Holdings provides best of breed IT solutions including Cloud, Hosted Exchange/Office 365 Migrations, Hosted Phone Systems, Application Development, Virtualization of existing  environments, 24/7 Monitoring and Desktop Support, and Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity.

About Forte-Systems (www.forte-systems.com)
Forte-Systems, an IT solutions provider, was owned by Brian Lee who founded Forte 30 years ago to provide trusted IT solutions to business enterprises in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Forte has delivered solutions throughout San Francisco and as far away as India and Slovenia.  Forte’s engineers have decades of experience in offering IT solutions such as Network Routing, Switching, Security and Wireless and Cloud solutions; Data Center Virtualization and Storage; Collaboration VoIP & UC; Microsoft Windows Server & Active Directory, Exchange & Office365, and SQL Server; App Dev and Apple Consulting.  Carl Easterday served as General Manager of Forte-Systems and directed all day to day operations prior to his acquisition of Forte-Systems.

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 including many technology services acquisitions 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.