Taylor Made acquired by Peach Technologies to create powerhouse

Peach Technologies and Taylor Made Computer Solutions two of the most established and respected providers of IT and communications services have joined forces with TMCS becoming a Peach Technologies company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Together the enhanced group will have sales of approx. £20m, circa 200 employees and a customer base of over 1000 organisations.

Darren Scott-Healey, CEO of Peach said: “We’re thrilled to bring together the exceptional skills and first-class services of two market leaders. Both companies are hugely complimentary and enhance our ability to provide a one-stop shop solution for IT, telephony and communications services. We look forward to using our combined scale to do even more to help our customers grow, succeed and increase profitability”.

Nigel Taylor, Founder and Managing Director at TMCS said: “It is amazing to reflect on how far we have come since Aly and I started Taylor Made 24 years ago from our family home near Fareham. Our highly skilled and IT passionate people, combined with our tailored approach to providing the correct products and services have been the foundations for creating a successful and highly respected business. By combining forces with Peach, we bring together a unique combination of talent that will provide an even bigger benefit for our customers and partners”.

The combined directors and management team will lead the enhanced group with TMCS Founder, Nigel Taylor remaining as a consultant to the board of directors.

Ian Brown, Chairman of Peach, said “The combination of Peach and TMCS marks a transformational step in the evolution of the Peach group to fulfil our aspiration of becoming one of the leading IT and communications providers for small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the UK. After joining the group as Chairman in January 2017, we quickly identified the massive opportunity generated by the combination of these two businesses, and it is very pleasing to make it a reality. We expect to continue to develop the business through strong organic growth and making further complimentary acquisitions in the future.”

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David Dungay

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