North East tech firm Bondgate IT is set for growth after snapping up a Stockton business.
Darlington based Bondgate IT has acquired MCWare IT Solutions in a move that will expand its position within the UK’s managed service provider sector.
Both businesses are experienced at delivering international projects, each having more than 20 years’ experience managing, supporting, and delivering strategic IT business solutions.
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The deal, supported by RMT Accountants & Business Advisors, and Tilly, Bailey & Irvine law firm, is also set to create additional jobs.
MCWare is experienced in the subsea and marine sectors, completing global projects involving all types of vessels, and Bondgate IT intends to use its technical team to boost the service to these clients.
Garry Brown, managing director, of Bondgate IT said: “I am delighted to combine two businesses who share an excellent reputation for client satisfaction and for delivering best-in-class technical solutions.
“We are committed to helping businesses use technology to their advantage and our valued clients can expect to continue to receive the same high-quality service that they have always enjoyed. We look forward to working together to deliver the very best IT support and management, cyber security, cloud and communications solutions.”
Jamie Scotchbrook, managing director of MCWare IT Solutions said: “It’s an exciting part of MCWare’s journey to join Bondgate IT. We quickly discovered both companies share the same values and principles and combining the businesses will benefit our respective teams and clients alike.
“Like MCWare, Bondgate IT has an excellent reputation for delivering strong technical solutions with a passionate focus on the client’s unique demands.
“By joining Garry and the team at Bondgate IT we will be able to expand our service offering, while we will bring our unique specialism in the subsea sector.”
Michael Cantwell, head of corporate finance at RMT Accountants & Business Advisors, said: “Bondgate and MCWare are an excellent fit and we’re very pleased to have been able to help bring them together.
“It’s been a pleasure to work with Garry on this project and we look forward to seeing the new larger enterprise fully realising its potential.”
Craig Malarkey, head of the corporate and commercial team at Tilly, Bailey & Irvine, added: “Having worked with Garry and Bondgate IT for several years, it is exciting to see this new project commence, and I was delighted to be able to assist in securing what is a great opportunity for both businesses, as well as their staff, and clients.”