Avaap, an industry-focused IT advisory and management consulting firm, today announced its acquisition of Navigator Management Partners, a cross-platform management and technology consulting firm specializing in ERP systems, business intelligence (BI), and change management. The combined organization creates a depth and breadth of services for the major ERP platforms for organizations in healthcare, retail, higher education, non-profit, government, manufacturing, and other commercial industries.
Acquisition Benefits for Avaap
Based in Columbus, OH, Navigator has realized unparalleled success in client realization of return on investment and business benefit when implementing large IT projects, process improvements, or organizational change management support. Avaap, which has more than 200 customers in 35 countries, is now positioned to serve a broader sector of the market and cater to businesses across all industries seeking to leverage enterprise technology to drive business transformation.
Among the major market drivers, including ongoing pressure to improve efficiency and cut costs, increased merger and acquisition activity, and lack of skilled IT professionals, especially with BI and change management capabilities, Avaap is able to provide highly specialized industry expertise across the major enterprise applications to help customers optimize IT ecosystems, cut costs and improve workflows. Avaap’s mission of building deep industry expertise is further strengthened with this acquisition.
Avaap’s Expertise in Healthcare
Avaap has deep expertise in healthcare earning numerous accolades including KLAS 2017 Category Leader for Revenue Cycle Optimization and multi-year recipient of Becker’s Healthcare and Modern Healthcare’s Top Places to Work awards.
Why It Matters
“The acquisition of Navigator is a landmark step in Avaap’s strategic development,” said Dhiraj Shah, president and CEO, Avaap. “Digital transformation, migration to the cloud, and other industry disruptors are increasing the need for customers to seek an experienced partner that understands their business, not just the technology. Our focus is to have the leading market share in the industries we serve by providing superior end-to-end capabilities. This acquisition, along with the continued support from our capital partner NMS Capital, and the new partnerships we inherit, allow us to support our growth goals and extend that commitment to our largest assets; our customers and employee citizens.”
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.