Boxwood Partners, a boutique investment bank focused on successful advisory for over a decade, is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Achieve One, LLC (“Achieve”) in its investment by Ardenton Capital Corporation (“Ardenton”), a global private equity group with offices in the U.S., Canada and U.K. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Achieve One is a leading integrator of customized technology-based solutions for a diversified base of Fortune 1000 customers. Achieve offers an integrated suite of both products and services allowing its customers to drive innovation through IT. By leveraging its strategic partnerships, Achieve One is a trusted, value-added service provider that offers support for mission-critical business applications.
“We are extremely excited to partner with Mike Thomas and his team at Achieve One.” said James Livingstone, CEO of Ardenton. “They have developed an exceptional reputation through their customer-first approach as a trusted, value-added partner for their clients. Their core capabilities and products have allowed the business to truly differentiate itself and remain well-positioned for future growth. We look forward to continuing to build on the foundation the Achieve team has established and providing the resources to pursue new opportunities.”
Mike Thomas, Co-Founder and CEO of Achieve, said, “The Boxwood team drove a well-structured process that exceeded all of our expectations. Boxwood was very professional, process oriented, and really helped us find the ideal partner and transaction for the next growth phase of our business.”
Craig Warznak, Vice President from Ardenton, added, “Boxwood played a valuable role in connecting us with an outstanding team and helping us facilitate a successful transaction. We’d like to thank them for their hard work and professional guidance throughout the transaction process.”
The Achieve One transaction was led by Boxwood Partners’ Managing Partner J. Patrick Galleher and Director Brian Alas.