Generational Equity Advises Centric Telecom in its Sale to an Industry Acquirer

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Centric Telecom, Inc., to an industry acquirer.

Centric Telecom (CTI), located in McLean, Virginia, is the premier provider of telecommunications products, services, and solutions. Centric was founded in 2004 and has remained a telecommunications industry leader with a well-known emphasis on providing exceptional customer service and support.

The Company’s broad products and services enable it to meet any communications challenge. From new phone system installation and VoIP to unified messaging to SIP trunks, CTI’s customized solutions and unsurpassed customer service enable commercial enterprises and non-profits to increase their productivity and efficiency through streamlined communications.

Over the course of its 16-year operating history, CTI has developed an outstanding reputation in its marketplace, and is well known for the reliability and quality of its service. The acquisition enabled the acquirer to leverage Centric’s customer relationships and to capture substantial economic and technology synergies.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director, M&A-Technology Practice Leader, David Fergusson, and his team, led by Managing Director, M&A, Frank Folz, with the support of Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions, Corey Painter, successfully closed the deal. Executive Managing Director Randy Kamin established the initial relationship with CTI.

Folz stated, “It was a great privilege representing Centric owner Larry Dressel and working with the high-integrity acquiring team throughout the process.”

Folz added, “There is great satisfaction knowing that Larry and the quality of the Centric organization he has built will generate sustained value for the shareholders of the acquiring entity for years to come.”

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

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