May 26, 2019

Clearsight Advises Column Technologies in its Recapitalization by The Acacia Group

Clearsight Advisors, Inc. (“Clearsight”) is pleased to announce another highly successful transaction in its IT Services and Digital Transformation practices. Clearsight served as advisor to Column Technologies, Inc. (“Column”) in its recapitalization by The Acacia Group.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered outside of Chicago, Illinois, Column is a global technology solutions and services provider. Column’s wide array of solutions include IT Management, Case Management, DevOps, Business Intelligence and Information Security. The firm’s extensive partnership network with leading technology solution providers is reflected in its various subsidiaries including Highmetric LLC, an Elite ServiceNow Partner and Column Information Security, LLC, an expert in several Identity and Access Management platforms.

In addition to technology solutions, Column also provides specialized services in the areas of Application Development, Consulting, Hosting, Implementation, Integrations, Managed Services, Software-as-a-Service and Testing. The firm’s unique consulting CORE Methodology (Capture, Organize, Realize and Emphasize) is infused into each service to help actualize success for their clients.

Timothy Yario, President of Column, said, “We are exceedingly pleased with Clearsight’s level of service and attention to detail throughout this particularly complex transaction. Clearsight’s depth of knowledge in the elite consulting market, combined with their accessibility and relentless pursuit of the best possible outcome for us, reinforced time after time that we made the right decision in choosing them to execute a competitive process for us.”

The Acacia Group is a private investment firm of experienced operators and investors working at the nexus of people, technology and intelligence.

Jim McCabe, Director at Clearsight, said of the investment, “The exceptional service capabilities of Column, Highmetric and their affiliates, when combined with Acacia’s proven ability to deliver strategic direction and scalability to services firms, creates a first-class platform for growth.”