Ensono acquires IT services provider Attenda

Ensono has acquired Attenda, a UK-based provider of critical applications and hybrid IT managed services, the company said.

The addition of Attenda to the Ensono family extends the company´s reach to support its clients´ global operations, and strengthens its offerings across public cloud, dedicated infrastructure and mainframe to meet the demands of its growing global client base.

VonDeylen will lead the combined company. Mark Fowle, co-founder and CEO of Attenda, will join the Ensono board of directors and work to ensure a smooth transition and continued support with client relationships and strategic direction.

Throughout the transaction, Arma Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Attenda with legal counsel provided by Travers Smith LLP. Webster Bank, N.A. is acting as administrative agent, joint bookrunner and joint lead arranger for the financing. NewStar Financial, Inc. is acting as joint lead arranger and TD Securities (USA) LLC is acting as syndication agent for the financing. Legal counsel for Ensono was provided by Ropes & Gray LLP and Goodwin Procter LLP.

Ensono, owned by Charlesbank Capital Partners and M/C Partners, provides IT solutions that helps organizations operate their IT infrastructure.

Attenda Limited is a pure-play UK critical applications and hybrid IT managed services provider, specialising in running business-critical applications.