H.I.G. Adds to AVI-SPL

H.I.G. Adds to AVI-SPL

AVI-SPL, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired Interactive Solutions (ISI), a provider of communication services. H.I.G. acquired AVI-SPL in April 2016.

ISI provides audio visual and video conferencing (AV/VC) and unified communications (UC) services to corporate, higher education, healthcare, and government customers. The company specializes in the design and integration of audiovisual systems technology for meeting and collaborative spaces, digital signage solutions, classroom technologies and lecture theaters.

ISI was founded in 1996 by its CEO Jay Myers and has offices in Memphis (headquarters) and Nashville (www.isitn.com).

“Together with Interactive Solutions, we’re adding a talented team with a leading presence in the Tennessee area region, and with a like-minded, customer-centric approach that will enhance our local presence and ensure that, together, we continue providing the very best experience for our customers undergoing digital transformation and global standardization,” said John Zettel, CEO of AVI-SPL.

AVI-SPL is a provider of enterprise-class audio visual and video conferencing services. The company is active in the design, procurement, engineering, integration, installation, and servicing of AV and VC systems for corporate office spaces, control centers, convention centers, stadiums, educational facilities and a variety of other end markets. AVI-SPL was formed in 2008 by Silver Lake Partners through the merger of Audio Visual Innovations (AVI) and Signal Perfection Ltd. (SPL).  Today, the company is headquartered in Tampa with offices in 41 locations across the United States, Canada, the UK, Germany and the United Arab Emirates (www.avispl.com).

“We are pleased to support this acquisition, which will serve to further AVI-SPL’s position as the leading global provider of audio visual and video conferencing services and solutions,” said Richard Stokes, a Managing Director at H.I.G.

H.I.G. specializes in providing capital to small and medium-sized companies and invests in management-led buyouts and recapitalizations of manufacturing and service businesses. H.I.G. has more than $25 billion of capital under management. The firm is based in Miami with additional offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro (www.higcapital.com).

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