UBEO Business Services

UBEO Expands into the Carolinas with the Acquisition of COECO Office Systems

UBEO Business Services (UBEO), one of the largest national providers of business technology and related services, is proud to announce that it is adding another great company to the Eastern region with the acquisition of COECO Office Systems. COECO Office Systems has locations
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M&A Roundup: UBEO Business Services Acquires Seacoast Business Machines; Atlantic Business Systems Rebrands as Novatech

UBEO Business Services added yet another dealer to its stable, expanding its geographic footprint into New Hampshire with the acquisition of Seacoast Business Machines. Meanwhile, Atlantic Business Systems (ABS), which Novatech acquired this past summer, is transitioning its
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M&A Roundup: UBEO Adds Denver Dealer, DEX Imaging Obtains Local Firm

A pair of the industry’s stalwart consolidators were back in action this past week with additions to their respective stables. Last Friday, UBEO Business Services snapped up ADS Imaging Solutions of Denver while DEX Imaging shopped locally, tabbing Copyforce Inc. (d.b.a.
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Two-Minute Drill: Centric’s Rick Bastinelli Believes UBEO Checked Off All the Right Boxes

When he was exploring the ideal M&A partnership to help execute the long-term growth initiatives of Centric Business Systems, Rick Bastinelli wasn’t merely considering his own future. But in UBEO Business Services, the president of the Owings Mills, Maryland-based dealer saw
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Centric Business Systems Acquisition Marks UBEO’s Latest East Coast Foray

UBEO Business Services picked up right where it left off in 2021 with the announcement that it had acquired Centric Business Systems of Owings Mill, Maryland, a $55 million performer and longtime ENX Magazine Elite Dealer. The acquisition gives UBEO—which has holdings in New
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Best of 2021: The Top Five Dealer M&A Performances

It’s really hard to believe that 2021 is drawing to a close, but it’s true. Only three-plus weeks remain until the champagne corks pop and we usher in a bold and exciting New Year. We can only hope 2022 will offer a fresh start, free of political and pandemic turmoil. Well, that
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M&A Roundup: UBEO Acquires in Louisiana, GoodSuite Swings Largest Deal

Industry acquisitions continue to trickle in at a slow but consistent pace, and this week saw a pair of announced deals. UBEO Business Services obtained Digitech Office Machines of Louisiana, its largest acquisition within the Bayou State. Meanwhile, GoodSuite pulled off the
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M&A Roundup: UBEO Swings Fourth Deal of 2021; Novatech Obtains Xerox Dealer

UBEO Business Services continues its nationwide expansion with this week’s acquisition of a Boston-based dealer, its fourth addition of the year, joining newcomers in Colorado, Texas and New York. Meanwhile, Nashville, Tennessee-based Novatech, which earlier this year opened new
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UBEO Acquires James B. Schwab Co., Expanding its Northeastern Footprint

UBEO Business Services (UBEO), a premier provider of printer, copier, and related office equipment sales and services, is proud to announce that James B. Schwab Co. has joined the UBEO family of companies. James B. Schwab Co. has been serving western New York since 1952. From its
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Looking Ahead: Variables Impacting M&A Activity Moving Into 2022

The merger and acquisition proposition is an easy one for the office technology set. It’s not a question of it, but a question of when dealers will make a move. As we close out this month’s look at M&A, we asked our dealer panel—which represents some of the heaviest hitters
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No Discounts: Pandemic Makes M&A Pricing (and Selling) a Tricky Proposition

The wait-and-see approach to making deals—a factor of the pandemic and dealers not wanting to base selling prices off of a trailing 12-month period—is as obvious as it is frustrating. The earnouts option has helped a number of deals get to the finish line, but some sellers don’t
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Deal Me In: Goodbye Pandemic, Hello Office Dealer Transactional Frenzy

The first quarter of 2021, by all accounts, has been a bit of a snoozer in the office technology dealer space, particularly on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) front. Sure, there was a spate of deals earlier in the year, and Konica Minolta garnered attention for divesting
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M&A Roundup: UBEO Adds Another Dealer; Higher Information Group and The Golden Ruler Net Deals

This week’s merger and acquisition roundup offers up a trio of deals, with UBEO Business Services announcing its second acquisition in as many weeks in obtaining fellow Austin, Texas-based firm Rainmaker Document Technologies. Also in the mix this week is Harrisburg,
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UBEO Business Services Acquires United Reprographic Supply

UBEO Business Services—a premier provider of printer, copier and document management solutions nationally—expands its operations with the addition of United Reprographic Supply Inc., located in Centennial, Colorado, serving the Rocky Mountain Region. “We’re so pleased to welcome
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M&A Roundup: Sharp Acquires ACE Office Solutions Assets; UBEO Adds Complete Business Systems

This week’s transaction activity features a pair of deals, one involving an OEM. Sharp Business Systems acquired ACE Office Solutions to bolster its direct sales holdings and UBEO Business Services obtained Complete Business Systems of Longview, Texas. Sharp Imaging and
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