Q Advisors Represents Magnetic North in its Acquisition by West Corporation

Nov 04, 2015, 12:08 ET from Q Advisors

DENVER, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- West Corporation announced the acquisition of Magnetic North, Ltd., a U.K.-based provider of proprietary hosted customer contact center and unified communications solutions to enterprises. The technology that Magnetic North has developed will be used across West to provide clients with the capability to deliver seamless and contextual multi-channel consumer experiences. The addition of Magnetic North provides West with a robust, scalable, end-to-end cloud-based contact center solution and expands its global enterprise customer base, particularly within Western Europe.

Q Advisors LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Magnetic North.  The transaction is representative of the firm's focus and deep expertise within the managed and cloud services space.

"When we decided to embark on a sale of the Company we were looking to find a strategic buyer who would provide the best outcome for our customers, partners and employees.  Q Advisors has the deepest knowledge of the sector, understands our business and successfully completed a rigorous process," said Dominic Gray, Founder and Principal Shareholder of Magnetic North.

About Magnetic North, Ltd.

Magnetic North, Ltd. is leading the contact center in the cloud revolution by providing organizations of every size with a high-availability, secure, enterprise-class solution at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems, together with transparent pricing, out-of-the-box integration and continuous product innovation. www.magneticnorth.com

About West Corporation

West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage and support essential enterprise communications with services that include unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, telecom services and specialty agent services.  www.west.com

About Q Advisors LLC

Q Advisors LLC is a world-class global boutique investment bank formed in 2001 serving public and private companies, PE firms, entrepreneurs and large multi-nationals in the telecom, media, and technology (TMT) sectors. The firm has extensive, global reach, while also providing the personalized service of a boutique advisory firm. Thanks to our partners and senior staff, who come from leading investment banks and operating companies, we leverage extensive industry knowledge and analytical insights to help our clients achieve successful M&A and capital markets transactions. www.qllc.com

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