Onecom acquires IMS Technology. Leading UK business communications technology and cloud specialist, Onecom, embarks on a significant acquisition journey by adding IMS Technology Services Limited to its portfolio. This marks Onecom’s first acquisition of 2023 and the ninth since 2019, strengthening its foothold in the industry.
Onecom Expands Its Reach
In a strategic move to expand its IT services landscape, Onecom proudly announces the acquisition of IMS Technology. The deal not only integrates the Midlands-based IMS Technology team but also welcomes over 600 new customers to the Onecom Group.
Martin Flick’s Perspective
Martin Flick, the CEO of Onecom Group, expresses his enthusiasm about this new venture. He emphasizes the company’s dedication to growing its IT services and enhancing its geographic presence. Flick underscores the importance of aligning with businesses that share Onecom’s values and culture.
A Complementary Fit
The addition of IMS Technology is seen as a complementary fit, as the company showcases strength in delivering top-notch communication technology solutions and IT support services to its established customer base.
Meeting Economic Uncertainty
Flick points out the growing dependence of UK businesses on specialist suppliers like Onecom due to economic uncertainty and the convergence of communication and IT technologies. He asserts that sourcing IT services and communication tools independently is no longer optimal for cost and operational efficiency.
Onecom’s Value Proposition
Onecom’s value proposition is centered around helping customers navigate economic challenges and harness evolving technologies for operational efficiency and innovation. The acquisition of IMS Technology strengthens this proposition and extends Onecom’s reach.
Welcoming IMS Technology
Expressing excitement about the acquisition, Flick welcomes the IMS Technology team, highlighting their shared commitment to exceptional products, services, and customer experiences. He looks forward to jointly serving businesses of all sizes in the UK.
Onecom’s Legacy and Partnerships
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Whiteley, Hampshire, Onecom has established itself as a prominent player in the industry. It boasts partnerships with renowned names like Vodafone, Microsoft, Google, and more. The backing of mid-market private equity firm LDC fuels Onecom’s ambitious growth strategy.
IMS Technology’s Perspective
Peter Arundale, Founder of IMS Technology, shares his excitement about becoming a part of the Onecom Group. He praises the shared vision and anticipates the combined expertise delivering exceptional outcomes for clients.
Shoosmiths and HTM transaction support provided counsel to Onecom, while IMS Technology Communications Ltd received advisory support from Venture Corporate Finance. This acquisition stands as a testament to Onecom’s strategic approach to growth and its commitment to providing enhanced services and experiences to its expanding customer base. Contact us today.