Acquisition adds capacity and geographic presence to deliver both traditional Microsoft solutions and cloud technology
WINNIPEG, MB, Canada — September 8, 2017- Encore Business Solutions (Encore), the largest Canadian owned partner dedicated to Microsoft Dynamics and cloud technology, announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Seattle based Dynamics partner, Fine Solutions. United by common business culture, the combined entity will now be the leading Dynamics ERP and Dynamics 365 partner in the Pacific Northwest.
Within the terms of the agreement all products and services previously endorsed under the Fine Solutions name will now be marketed and promoted under the Encore brand. The acquisition includes three offices in Seattle, Portland and Vancouver, and employees who sell and provide professional consulting services for Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP and CRM.
“This acquisition represents a significant achievement in Encore’s long term strategic vision,” states Brent Twist, CEO Encore. “Encore has consistently sought opportunities that would support our growth trajectory, that would allow us to introduce new products and services, and that would inject more talented individuals into our organization. The acquisition of Fine Solutions delivers on all these and more. The combined strengths of our two organizations will bring service excellence to our new and existing clients, both in terms of traditional business solutions and cloud transformation.”
In an active market space where Microsoft partners have been consolidating to remain competitive, Encore found an exceptional opportunity to expand their geographic footprint, serve a larger more diverse client base and add solid talent to their team.
Dan Fine, founder and CEO, Fine Solutions, LLC commented, “Fine Solutions is enthusiastic to be a part of Encore, which adds substantial scale, a broader geographic reach, and deeper bench of talent. We have crafted Fine Solutions as a boutique company over the past 14 years and believe with our culture and focus on quality, that we have the right partner in Encore to attain our vision of a truly exceptional Dynamics organization focused on covering the United States and Canada. Our clients, employees, partners and services will gain from the amazing delivery competence that Encore has in the Microsoft Dynamics products. This acquisition will boost our reach and allow us to deliver additional services while servicing more clients. Our clients will profit from the experience and scope of the services that a larger company like Encore brings to the game.”
The organization now represents over 120 employees based out of four office locations in Western Canada, as well as two US offices in Seattle and Portland and 800+ ERP and CRM customers located throughout Canada and the United States.