The Purple Guys, a Kian Capital-backed provider of managed IT services, has acquired Accelerate, an IT managed services provider. The transaction expands The Purple Guys’ footprint and expands their portfolio of IT services.

“Since founding Accelerate, Tony Schafer has done a tremendous job building a highly qualified, professional team focused on providing best in class IT support and services to long tenured, loyal clients,” said Kevin Cook, CEO of The Purple Guys. “We are thrilled that the talented Accelerate team will be joining The Purple Guys as we look to expand our presence in this attractive and growing market.”

Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. acted as legal advisor to Kian Capital.