（2017年1月4日，/HRoot.com /）芝加哥私募股权公司Highlands Ventures收购Sonoma Consulting，这是一家IT咨询和猎头公司，总部也位于芝加哥。Sonoma Consulting将与Highlands Ventures当前的投资公司Halo Group合并。该交易已于2016年12月21日结束，条款未披露。
Sonoma Consulting品牌将并入Halo Group，全体员工将继续保留。于2011年创立Sonoma Consulting、现任该公司总裁兼首席执行官的Mark McGee将担任Halo Group的总裁，并担任Highlands Ventures的董事会成员。
“我们认为收购Sonoma Consulting的战略，符合Halo Group的规模、多样性和客户品质，” Highlands Ventures的管理合伙人兼Halo Group的首席执行官Brent Rasmussen说。“这次收购，因为国际顾问和客户的加入，将大力提升Halo Group的全球竞争力。我们对公司下一个阶段的成长感到兴奋。”
Sonoma Consulting有两个业务部门和四个办事处，服务于150个国家的客户。Halo Group提供UX /用户界面、数据和分析以及云顾问、各个领域的人员安全服务、管理项目和多平台应用程序开发等服务。
Chicago private equity firm acquires Sonoma Consulting
(Jan.3, 2017, /staffingindusrty.com/)Chicago-based private equity firm Highlands Ventures acquired Sonoma Consulting Inc., an IT consulting and executive search firm also headquartered in Chicago. Sonoma Consulting will merge with Highlands Ventures’ current portfolio company, Halo Group LLC.
The transaction closed Dec. 21; terms were not disclosed.
The Sonoma Consulting brand is transitioning to Halo Group and all staff will remain. President and CEO Mark McGee, who founded Sonoma Consulting in 2011, will serve as president of Halo Group and as a board member of Highlands Ventures.
“We identified Sonoma as a strategic fit for Halo Group given the scale, diversity, and quality of its customer base,” said Brent Rasmussen, managing partner of Highlands Ventures and CEO of Halo Group. “This acquisition elevates Halo Group into a global competitor with a strong international portfolio of consultants and customers. We are excited about this next stage in the company’s growth.”
Sonoma Consulting has two business divisions and four offices.Halo Group provides UX/UI, data and analytics, and cloud consultants as well as personnel in all areas of security, project governance and multi-platform application development.