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Kroll’s Business Services Investment Banking Practice Advised Metro Systems on Its Sale to Tandym Group

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Nicholas Clemens
Nicholas Clemens
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On June 27, 2022, Metro Systems (“Metro” or the “Company”) was acquired by Tandym Group (“Tandym”), a portfolio company of Mill Rock Capital.

The Business Services Investment Banking practice of Kroll served as the exclusive financial advisor to Metro in connection with the transaction.

About Metro Systems
Metro Systems is a leading information technology staffing company that began in the Washington D.C. marketplace and has since expanded to serve a national customer base from two physical and five virtual offices across the U.S. Metro provides IT staffing and direct hire services, working with companies in a variety of industries including Financial Services, e-Commerce, Telecommunications and Government Services. They offer a wide array of solutions to customers by leveraging a deep base of consultants who possess skillsets including, but not limited to, data center tech, development, software, database, and big data engineering and project management. Berenzwieg Leonard LLP served as legal counsel to Metro Systems. 

About Tandym Group
Tandym Group (fka The Execu|Search Group) is a leading national recruitment, contract staffing, consulting, and workforce solutions company with offices throughout the U.S. The company serves clients across a broad range of verticals, including Healthcare, Technology, Life Sciences, and Professional Services (which includes Accounting, Financial Services, HR/People & Operations, and Legal). Tandym is backed by Mill Rock Capital, a growth and operations oriented private investment firm that invests in well-positioned industrial businesses in North America. 

About Mill Rock Capital
Great Mill Rock LLC dba Mill Rock Capital is a growth and operations oriented private investment firm that invests in well-positioned middle market industrial businesses in North America. Founded by Christopher Whalen and Adi Pekmezovic, Mill Rock Capital is purpose-built to invest in family-owned businesses, owner-operators and founder-led companies across six industry verticals. Focus sectors include chemicals, materials and packaging; industrial distribution; services; metals and engineered materials; transportation and logistics; and specialty manufacturing and industrial technology. This strategy leverages the deep expertise of the firm's principals, a majority of whom have direct operating experience in these same industries. Mill Rock Capital supports business transformation through a dual-sourcing strategy encompassing majority equity and Activ Capital® – debt, senior equity or hybrid investments which provide business owners value-added financial partnership without relinquishing a controlling stake.


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