M&A Update: Zoom-Five9, TD Synnex, Upstack, MSP Group, More

A big VAR merger, multiple agent acquisitions and an MSP investment group are catching the attention of partners.

James Anderson, Senior News Editor

October 19, 2021

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The MSP and agent channels continue to see M&A interest from private equity.

Partner acquisitions comprise a large portion of the latest deals. Upstack’s broker acquisitions have become an every-week occurrence, and private equity continues to target MSPs. If you want to hone in on MSP acquisitions, you can check out Allison Francis’ Q3 recap.

The usual vendor suspects are here as well. Cisco improved its audio game with an acquisition, Zoom’s behemoth Five9 purchase fell through, and the world’s largest tech distributor finalized its record-setting merger.

Scroll through the images above to see the latest deals in the channel.

Check out our August M&A wrap if you missed it.

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James Anderson

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Futures. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He writes about SD-WAN, telecom and cablecos, technology services distributors and carriers. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.

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