Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC Advises NWN Corporation in Private Stock Sale to New State Capital

Jan 11, 2016, 10:05 ET from Deloitte

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) acted as exclusive financial advisor to NWN Corporation (NWN), a leading provider of sophisticated IT products and solutions, in its Private Stock Sale to New State Capital Partners (New State). The transaction closed on Oct. 16, 2015, with NWN management retaining a minority interest in the company.

NWN is a leading IT solutions, and managed services provider in the US. NWN has rapidly expanded its market presence over the last decade, taking an early position in cloud-based voice and video solutions.

NWN CEO Mont Phelps said, "After years of investment, NWN is experiencing exciting growth in hosted voice and video, and we look forward to working with the New State team as we position the company for its next phase. Our high touch, solution-driven model has proven very effective, as companies, educators, and the government welcome our knowledge, availability, and broad service offering. We look forward to helping our clients take advantage of technology as it evolves, especially by bringing the best that the cloud has to offer to their enterprises."

"As with many specialized technology companies, we are seeing sector-experienced private equity firms invest in high-growth companies — and the hosted collaboration solution space is no different," said Jonathan Ohm, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. "We look forward to continuing to enhance our presence in the growing technology services sector."

About NWN Corporation
NWN offers a broad range of IT infrastructure products and services including data center and networking, end-user computing, unified communication, security, analytics and enterprise mobility. NWN has built an attractive client and project portfolio, servicing midmarket to Fortune 500 clients in various industry verticals. Verticals include healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, higher education and state and local government. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. It has service delivery locations throughout the United States.

About New State Capital Partners, LLC
New State Capital Partners, LLC, is a private investment firm that provides flexible capital solutions to leading middle market companies in the business services, healthcare services and industrial industries to support their growth via minority or majority investments.  The firm brings deep investment experience, including the structuring of control and growth buyouts, co-investments/shared governance, corporate carve-outs, preferred/junior debt, and restructurings.  New State invests up to $35 million of equity per transaction.

About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) provides strategic advisory services and M&A advice that help corporate, entrepreneurial and private equity clients create and act upon opportunities for liquidity, growth and long-term advantage. With an in-depth understanding of the marketplace and access to a global network of investment bankers, we help clients confidently pursue strategic transactions in both domestic and global markets. DCF, together with the Corporate Finance Advisory practices within the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited network of member firms, include in excess of 1,900 professionals, who work collaboratively across 150 international locations. Leveraging our significant experience providing investment banking services across key industries, we are able to offer our clients solutions that help them to achieve their strategic objectives.  For more information, visit www.investmentbanking.deloitte.com.

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