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19 May 2022

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Content+Cloud on the acquisition of award-winning service provider Azzure IT

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long-standing client Content+Cloud on the acquisition of Microsoft Dynamics specialist, Azzure IT.

Azzure IT is a leading Microsoft-focussed Dynamics Business Central and Dynamics 365 Sales (CRM) provider based in Sheffield.

This latest acquisition establishes Content+Cloud as one of the largest Microsoft Dynamics Business Central providers in the UK, alongside its leading Microsoft Cloud practices, including Modern Work, Azure, Cyber Security, Employee Experience (Viva & Fresh Intranet), PowerApps, and Teams voice solutions and services.

Peter Sweetbaum, CEO, of Content+Cloud commented “We would like to welcome the whole of the Azzure IT team to Content+Cloud. Together with Azzure IT, Content+Cloud is able to truly lead across the whole of the Microsoft ecosystem. Thank you to Mark, Tom and the whole Charles Russell Speechlys team for their invaluable help and insights. They understand the IT services sector and know how to get a deal done successfully for all parties.”

Corporate Tech partner, Mark Howard, added: “We are delighted to have worked with Peter and his team again as Content+Cloud continues its growth journey following its acquisition by leading Northern European IT-services provider Advania. It’s our 7th transaction for them, and the first following the Advania deal.  We wish Content+Cloud all the best as it continues to grow and expand its business with the addition of Azzure IT.”

The Charles Russell Speechlys team was led by Corporate Partner Mark Howard and supported by Tom Smitham, James Scott, Marie-Laure Homolle-d’Arras (Corporate). The team also included Eddie Richards, Sarah Keens (Real Estate) Mark Bailey, Matthew Blakebrough (Commercial) Syma Spanjers (Employment), Andy Williams (Pensions) Robert Birchall, Elliot Michaelson (Tax) and Paul Stone (Competition/ NS&I advice)

This deal has been covered by Global Legal Chronicle.

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