07.08.19

Sharp’s UK business buys IT VAR

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Stuart Sykes, MD of SBS UK

Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK) has acquired IT support service company Complete I.T. in a bid to strengthen its position in the UK IT market.

The acquisition of the 25-year-old IT support and cloud specialist will allow SBSUK to provide a wider range of integrated systems for the workplace.

Complete I.T. employs 170 people in five offices across the South of England in High Wycombe, Swindon, Bristol, London and Peterborough. 

The company will continue to operate as an independent business under its own brand name. Colin Blumenthal, managing director, Complete I.T., said: “We are keen to expand what we do as a business and this acquisition deepens our technical resources and expertise, and allows us to further enhance our technology offerings and provides us access to exciting new products and technologies which will now benefit an even wider audience of clients.” 

Stuart Sykes, managing director of SBSUK, said: “This acquisition is a key strategic milestone for SBSUK. Complete I.T. has a very similar customer-centric DNA to Sharp and we will continue to invest and focus upon developing a service portfolio to accommodate the growing needs of current and future customers.

“Complete I.T. will enable us to widen our focus, improve our technical expertise and enhance our customer offering, positioning us as a trusted partner for our customers workplace technology needs. We are excited about what we can learn from each other and see this as a great opportunity to grow our businesses together and make Complete I.T. a national business alongside our own.”