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Custard Technical Services sold to Thrive Technologies

Custard Technical Services Sold To Thrive Technologies



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Bishopsgate Corporate Finance and law firm Browne Jacobson have jointly advised on the acquisition of award-winning tech solutions business, Custard Technical Services by US managed services and cyber security provider, Thrive.

The acquisition will support Thrive in its ambitions to further expand its IT solutions offering in the UK.


Nottingham and London headquartered Custard which was founded in 1996, specialises in the provision of innovative tailored solutions including IT consultancy, managed services, disaster recovery planning, IT security, back-up solutions, and software and hardware support. The business is a trusted partner to Microsoft (including Microsoft Teams), EE, HP, Fortinet and Purestorage and works with a national and international client base.


The Bishopsgate advisory team was led by partner James McBain Allan and manager Sam Holmes whilst head of corporate, Richard Cox and senior associate Sam Sharp led from the Browne Jacobson side.

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James McBain Allan

James McBain Allan


Chris Pass – CEO and Co-Founder, Custard Technical Services

We are excited to join Thrive’s global roster and believe that our proven track record and our top-tier talented professionals will be an excellent complement to expand Thrive’s extensive NextGen portfolio of solutions.

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