"Seeking to unite"

Advised Idaho Business Systems on Sale to Allied Business Solutions

May 2017 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Idaho Business Systems, Inc. and its owners John and Patricia Johnson on the sale of Idaho Business Systems’ assets to Allied Business Solutions, Inc.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About Idaho Business Systems (www.idahobusinesssystems.com)
Idaho Business Systems, Inc., with operating locations in Idaho Falls and Pocatello, Idaho, was owned and operated by John Johnson and Patricia Johnson.  Idaho Business Systems was founded over 39 years ago in 1978 by John Johnson and a partner.  Idaho Business Systems provides customers throughout Southeast Idaho with office equipment and services including copiers, printers, Managed Print Services (MPS) and IT Managed Services.  Idaho Business Systems has been an authorized Toshiba dealer for over 39 years, making Idaho Business Systems one of the most longstanding Toshiba dealers in the United States.  Idaho Business Systems also is an authorized Samsung and Lexmark dealer and has relationships with other major manufacturers such as Jantek, Dahle, Lathem, Olympus and Fujitsu.

About Allied Business Solutions (www.digitalallied.com)
Allied Business Solutions, founded in 2003, is owned and operated by Tom and Stacy Beeles.  Allied is headquartered in Boise, Idaho with a branch office in Ontario, Oregon.  Allied is an authorized Toshiba, Lexmark, Sharp, Kyocera, FP Mailing and M-Files software dealer which provides over 1,500 customers with hardware, software and professional services, such as workflow automation, document management, Managed Print Services, Copiers; printers, and mailing equipment. Allied received the Pros Elite 100 certification in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 designating Allied as one of the top 100 office imaging dealers in the United States and the only PROs Elite 100 dealer in Idaho.  Allied  was awarded by Toshiba with its ProMasters Award from 2009 through 2014 which acknowledges dealers that provide customers with outstanding technical support and customer service.  Allied was selected in 2015 and again in 2016 as one of the one of the best places to work in Idaho by “The Best Places to Work in Idaho”, a community of organizations dedicated to the betterment of the condition of employment.

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 500 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.