Livingstone is pleased to announce that KGPCo – the leading provider of complete, customised, and scalable supply chain and network transformation solutions for the communications industry – has acquired select assets and assumed certain operating liabilities of Hutton Communications of Canada. This acquisition enhances KGPCo’s footprint, reach, and capabilities by adding one of Canada’s leaders in wireless infrastructure. Livingstone acted as the exclusive financial adviser to KGPCo.
KGPCo’s long-held vision is to be the go-to partner that enables customers in the communications industry to build, optimise and transform their networks. KGPCo is the only large-scale organisation that combines a comprehensive suite of technical strategy and implementation services with a national logistics network and portfolio of technology partnerships.
“We are genuinely excited about this important step for our company and about welcoming the talented team from Hutton Communications of Canada to KGPCo,” said Trevor Putrah, President of KGPCo. “Building upon the established and trusted customer relationships in place today across Canada, we believe KGPCo is in a strong position to deliver enhanced scale and end-to-end value to our Canadian customers.”
He added: “Livingstone’s guidance and deal expertise across four acquisitions has transformed our business capability and enhanced the value KGPCo delivers across North America.”
Hutton Canada (now KGPCo Canada) provides numerous communication services across all vertical markets and offers its customers a complete outsourced solution. Hutton Canada’s hard-earned reputation has made the company a leader in the wireless infrastructure industry. With multiple sales and warehouse facilities across Canada, KGPCo Canada is able to provide local sales support and quick delivery.
“This acquisition provides KGPCo strategic entry into Canada’s wireless communications industry, while strengthening the Company’s existing customer and supplier relationships,” commented Livingstone Partner Ryan Buckley. “Through numerous transactions, KGPCo has established its reputation as a preferred acquirer in the industry, positioning the Company to continue its consolidation strategy.”
Hutton Canada represents Livingstone’s fourth transaction with KGPCo, advising on the acquisitions of Embarq Logistics from Embarq Corporation (now known as CenturyLink), the professional services business of TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), and TriNet Communications.