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How M&A Is Reshaping the Channel Partner Landscape

Allison Francis  (Senior News Editor, Channel Futures)

Mitch Morgan  (CEO, New Charter Technologies)

Neil Medwed  (Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships, Meriplex)

Location: Caribbean Ballroom 3

Date: Wednesday, September 14

Time: 3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Event: MSP Summit, Channel Leadership Summit

Session Type: Keynote

Vault Recording: TBD

Despite rising interest rates, stock market volatility and fears of a recession, merger and acquisition activity in the channel shows no signs of slowing. In fact, we may be seeing a surge in activity for a wide range of reasons. Managed service providers, agents and other technology providers are making moves to scale via acquisition, sell their business to a bigger provider or join forces with a like-sized operator to extend their geographical or technological reach. The channel has never seen an extended period of M&A like this before. What’s causing this shift across the technology channel landscape? It’s simple. Partners with recurring revenue streams represent attractive investments and the outlook for tech, despite recent setbacks, remains bright. Partners are receiving calls every day from investors looking to purchase their organization or gauge their interest in some kind of deal. As a result, M&A talk is buzzing throughout the channel. In this session, attendees will hear from experts who can discuss the state of channel M&A and provide insights on valuations and whether now is the time to sell, buy or hold.