Summit Park Portfolio Company, Aspirent, Acquires Key Consulting Practices From Saxony Partners
Sellside Advisors To Saxony Partners
Summit Park Portfolio Company, Aspirant, Acquires Key Consulting Practices From Saxony Partners
7 Mile Advisors Acts As Sellside Advisor to Saxony Partners
CHARLOTTE, NC — 7 Mile Advisors is pleased to announce that the Digital, Financial Services, and Real Estate consulting practices of Saxony Partners, LLC (“Saxony”) have been acquired by Aspirent, a Summit Park portfolio company. Saxony is a leading management and digital consulting firm committed to helping organizations do more with their data and make digital practical. Saxony will retain the Yardi pratice and continue to operate under the Saxony Partners name. The acquisition of this Dallas, TX-based firm will expand Aspirent’s consulting practices.
7 Mile Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside advisor to Saxony throughout the transaction.
“Saxony offers next-generation services in the Data and Cloud Services space, and works with all of the leading hyperscale cloud platforms and leading cloud-based data platforms, including Snowflake. We’re excited to see how this addition can help Aspirent serve as a national leader in analytics and cloud solutions,” commented Garth Martin, Vice President at 7 Mile Advisors.
“This transaction would not have turned out as positive as it did without 7 Mile Advisors. Their in-depth knowledge of the professional services industry helped guide the overall process, saving time and maximizing our value. Even more important was 7 Mile’s experience in guiding me, a first-time seller and business owner, throughout the entire process. Garth’s leadership was invaluable,” said Jeff Wilson, Founder and CEO of Saxony Partners.
Founded in 2011, Saxony leverages technology and industry experience to help clients unlock their data to solve business problems and create new digital capabilities. Saxony provides digital services across a range of industries with a particular focus on Financial Services and Real Estate verticals, and the Company’s clients range from global enterprises to large regional businesses. Saxony’s consulting services focus on digital transformation while the Company’s managed services offering supports clients’ data management and application support needs.
Aspirent, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a professional services firm providing management and technology consulting services focused on data and analytics. Aspirent combines strong advisory, data, analytics, and technology capabilities to help companies solve their data related problems and capitalize on the opportunities better understanding their data affords.
Andrew Wells, CEO of Aspirent, said, “This combination brings an incredible team and a new suite of digital capabilities to our business at Aspirent. Saxony accelerates our vision to become the premier national data and analytics consultancy and we see a tremendous opportunity in bringing greater depth and enhanced capabilities to our clients.”
Mike York, a Principal at Summit Park, added, “A key part of our investment strategy with Aspirent has been to build a bigger, more geographically diverse business able to offer a broader array of high value services. Saxony represents an ideal fit based on their strong team, digital capabilities, and leading presence in the fast-growing Dallas market. While Aspirent has been a tremendous growth story on its own, this combination extends Aspirent’s reach and allows us to become a stronger partner to our clients.”
This transaction marks one of over twenty transactions 7 Mile Advisors has successfully completed this year in the Digital Transformation ecosystem. Other representative transactions include 3Cloud’s acquisition of CCG Analytics, Persistent’s acquisition of SCI, and Rural Sourcing’s acquisition of Centare. The industry-focused team regularly publishes research and podcasts discussing their experiences in the space, for more information visit www.7mileadvisors.com.
About 7 Mile Advisors
7 Mile Advisors provides Investment Banking & Advisory Services to the Business Services and Technology Industries globally. 7 Mile Advisors advises on M&A and private capital transactions, as well as provides market assessments and benchmarking. As a close-knit team with a long history together and a laser focus on our target markets, 7 Mile Advisors helps its clients sell companies, raise capital, grow through acquisitions, and evaluate new markets. All securities transactions are executed by 7M Securities, LLC, member FINRA / SIPC. For more information, including research on the M&A markets, visit www.7mileadvisors.com.
Aspirent provides strategic consulting, cloud development, and project execution services related to data and analytics for blue-chip clients located throughout the United States. Aspirent’s clients are Fortune 500 companies across various end markets, including consumer goods, industrial products, communications, and healthcare. Engagements with Aspirent typically involve solving clients’ evolving data-related business problems through a combination of applied data science, information management, cloud development and migration, data visualization, and project management. For more information, visit www.aspirent.com.