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Horizon Partners is a boutique M&A advisory firm serving bootstrapped mid-market companies in the SaaS, Mobile, and Digital Media industries.

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"I've known Horizon's principals for years and would highly recommend them to other technology entrepreneurs. They helped navigate a difficult due diligence process and structured a complicated transaction has been a great outcome for me. The principals have always been very accessible and extremely hands-on, even well after the deal closed. Choosing to work with Horizon was a fantastic decision."

– Dan Wesley, Founder & CEO

Horizon Closes Credit Loan Transaction

"Horizon has been a key partner for the past few years. Their deep industry knowledge has been invaluable in helping Next Sparc find and execute upon opportunities in the technology sector. They have provided a high level of resources and consistent senior-level attention. I am excited to work with them on future transactions."

– Len Pagon, CEO
Next Sparc

Horizon Advises Next Sparc on Sunstorm Interactive Acquisiton

"We had a fantastic experience with Horizon. They knew our business cold which was no small feat given it's equal parts digital media, SaaS, and mobile. They skillfully guided us through buyer discussions and then through an intensive, multi-party due diligence process. When it came to crunch time they delivered, showing off excellent negotiation skills. From start to finish, Horizon’s principals brought an intensity, work ethic, level of expertise, and ultimately outcome that strongly exceeded our expectations. We look forward to continuing to work with Horizon on post-deal issues."

– Jason Toews & Dustin Coupal, Co-Founders

Horizon Advises GasBuddy and OpenStore on Acquisition

"Horizon has been a true partner to me since I started my business. I was consistently impressed with their hard work, valuable insights, and effective negotiation tactics leading up to my transaction. They fully lived up to their commitment to dedicate all resources necessary to achieving a strong outcome. I look forward to continuing a great relationship with the Horizon team."

– Joe Deal, Founder & CEO

Horizon Advises BestNursingDegree.com on Acquisition

"I've worked with Horizon's principals for many years and consider them trusted advisors. They've consistently provided keen insights on transactions and have been highly effective negotiators and problem-solvers. Their sector expertise is unparalleled. Working with Horizon has been great for my business and I will continue to work with them on future deals."

– Tom Hendrickson, Founder & CEO
Mitre Media

Horizon Advises Mitre Media on Two Financial Media Transactions

"Horizon delivered a great outcome on my transaction. They added value in many ways throughout the process, from positioning the business to capture strategic interest to negotiating a complicated transaction and taking a hands-on approach through due diligence. They have continued to be valuable advisors on a variety of issues that have arisen post-deal. I talked to a number of firms before exploring M&A and I’m very glad I went with Horizon."

– Scott Wainner, Founder & CEO

Horizon Advises ResellerRatings on Acquisition

"Horizon's long-term view is refreshing and their industry expertise has proven invaluable. The principals each work tirelessly and demonstrate tremendous skill and remarkable savvy. Results-oriented and consistently engaged, Mike and Sandy exhibit a care-factor that you won't find with other banks. They were successful, despite the complex legal and financial components in our transaction, and continue as trusted advisors to Ookla. Simply put, Horizon is in a class of its own."

– Mike Apgar, Co-founder & CEO

Horizon Closes Ookla Transaction