The acquisition will expand BCM One’s NextGen Communications portfolio to serve global businesses with enterprise-grade cloud-based voice for Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and Zoom. With a specialty in integrating voice across the ever-evolving communication platforms, systems and applications, Pure IP provides fully compliant PSTN replacement services in 47 countries and number availability in 137 countries. Pure IP is one of the original launch partners for Microsoft Operator Connect, which will further strengthen BCM One’s Microsoft Teams credentials.
Geoff Bloss, CEO of BCM One said:
“Pure IP’s expertise migrating enterprise customers from PBX and UCaaS platforms to Microsoft Teams is a perfect complement to the BCM One portfolio. The global infrastructure and flexibility to design both Operator Connect and Direct Routing solutions reinforce our leadership position as a NextGen Communications and Managed Services provider. Additionally, Pure IP’s international footprint enables us to extend our platform of services to customers worldwide.”
Gary Forrest, CEO of Pure IP said:
“We chose Acuity to sell Pure IP based on their expertise and specialization in the telecoms field, their innate ability to understand the principals’ criteria for a successful sale beyond price. This coupled with integrity and diligence of the team produced a successful outcome.”
Marcus Allchurch, Managing Partner at Acuity commented:
“I am delighted and immensely proud to have delivered this transaction for Gary and Pure IP. The team has built a truly remarkable business and I feel confident that it will continue to thrive as part of the BCM One family. This transaction represents yet another example of the Acuity team delivering first class M&A outcomes for European cloud communications providers, and cements our position as the leading advisor in the European mid-market. No other advisor has our track record delivering exceptional value from international strategic buyers, and I look forward to announcing more of the same in the coming weeks.”