Tech distributor Ingram Micro has snapped up UK channel services minnow Comms-care for an undisclosed sum.
It has has 225 staff and 850 channel partners.
For the full year ended 2015, Comms-care posted a revenue increase of 33 per cent to £26.1m - mainly boosted by its acquisition of Platform Consultancy Services in 2014 for £191,000.
Brent McCarty, Ingram Micro's veep, said: The addition of Comms-care supports our strategy to expand our global capabilities and expertise in fast growing, high value markets.
"Comms-care offers a unique opportunity as they have developed a well- respected, unique services model that exclusively serves the channel.
However, due to the size of Ingram - which turns over $45bn £35bn in annual profit - the deal is being investigated by the US Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.