"Seeking to unite"

Advised Upstream Office Solutions on Sale to Applied Imaging

September 2020 – Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite" served as the advisor to Upstream Office Solutions and its owners Mark and Jillian Wild on the sale of assets to Applied Imaging.  Terms of the transaction are confidential.

About Upstream Office Solutions (www.upstreamofficesolutions.com)
Upstream Office Solutions, located in Tampa Bay, Florida, was owned and operated by Mark and Jillian Wild.  Upstream Office Solutions was a full-line authorized Toshiba dealer and authorized to sell and service printers for Kyocera and Epson.  Upstream Office Solutions provided office equipment and document solutions and services to customers located throughout the Tampa Bay, Florida metropolitan market.

About Applied Imaging (www.appliedimaging.com)
Applied Imaging is owned and operated by John Lowery and is the nation’s premier office technology solutions provider.  Applied Imaging offers businesses peace of mind by offering office solutions for every phase of their document lifecycle – copiers and printers, managed print services, document management, managed IT services, facilities management, and shredding.  Applied Imaging is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and operates 14 locations throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. Since 1987, Applied Imaging has been recognized for being one of the nation’s most innovative and customer friendly technology dealers. Other awards earned include INC5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the Nation, Crain’s Cool Places to Work, Best & Brightest Places to Work, Elite Dealer Awards from Canon, Ricoh, and ENX, and more. John Lowery, President of Applied Imaging, had been named Michigan’s Small Business Person of the Year in 2012 and Ernst & Young’s Michigan & Northern Ohio Entrepreneur of the Year.

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.