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NorthShore Business Technology acquired by Impact Networking

North Shore Business Technology


Jan 2015



Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, North Shore Business Technology, Inc. (NSBT), headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by Impact Networking, LLC (Impact), headquartered in Waukegan, Illinois. The acquisition closed on January 23, 2015. NSBT is a business-to-business distributor and service provider of office equipment in Northern Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin. NSBT sells and services business equipment, and provides multi-year service and maintenance contracts with end-users in private enterprises, private and public school districts, and government agencies. Managing Director Douglas Smith and his Vice President, Ryan Johnson, led the Generational Equity deal team that advised NSBT on the transaction. "With the same equipment partners, both parties saw the great fit and win-win opportunity, and were very committed to making the deal happen," said lead dealmaker Ryan Johnson. Impact provides leading-edge strategy, design, support, and technology for business automation. Specializing in areas such as creative services, document management and brand identity, Impact manages the documents integral to a company's success and readies them for the 21st century.