Chess Snaps Up Lanway

Chess are pleased to announce the acquisition of Lanway.

Lanway are a successful and growing business that have been operating in the ICT sector for over 25 years. Generating a turnover of £21.8m in the last 12 months, their services include; ICT product supply and installation, storage, hosted and cloud solutions, managed services, networking infrastructure, data security, professional services, business continuity, unified communications and systems management.

Lanways’ team of experts in Burnley, joins team Chess taking their people to 550.

Chess founder and chief executive David Pollock commented on the acquisition: “Lanway share our passion for delivering technological advantage to customers, our acquisition of Lanway is another step on our growth journey, helping to bring our vision to life. Together with Lanway’s expertise, we have the talent and technology needed to deliver truly integrated solutions across enterprise, mobile and cloud environments.”

Richard Btesh, Director of Chess, added “this acquisition of Lanway shows other potential sellers in the Telecoms, Data and ICT sector that Chess remains the stand-out choice for those selling all or part of their business. We’re ready and waiting to take advantage of the consolidation of customers and relationships.“

Steve Ackers, founder of Lanway said, “Lanway has reached a point in its development where it will benefit greatly from the guidance and infrastructure of a larger organisation. The management team are looking forward to being able to develop their ideas with Chess and being able to add other dimensions to the business.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine