The DAK Group Announces Audio Visual Associates Joins Forces with AVI Systems

Rochelle Park, NJ – The DAK Group, a leading investment bank specializing in middle-market mergers and acquisitions worldwide, announces that Audio Visual Associates (AVA) of Denville, New Jersey has joined forces with AVI Systems, one of the largest global audiovisual and unified collaboration systems integrator with 32 locations throughout the United States.

The DAK Group served as advisor to Audio Visual Associates.

“AVA’s products, services and culture are a natural fit for AVI Systems. And their northeast location was ideal to help AVA meet the demand of its fastest growing region. We are pleased to have played a role in bringing these two exceptional organizations together”, stated Ari Fuchs, Managing Director, The DAK Group.

AVA specializes in the design, sale, service, installation and rental of AV solutions found in corporate and hotel environments. The company has operated with a “whatever it takes” philosophy, making AVA employee’s valued technology partners and advisors to every client served.

“We are excited about partnering with AVI Systems,” said Ed Susco founder of AVA. “Our 35-year history, together with AVI’s industry leadership makes this a great combination. Not only will our employees’ benefit, but our clients gain access to AVI’s breadth of offerings, support and global capabilities.” Susco will serve AVI as Managing Director in New Jersey, continuing to offer the high touch boutique experience for which AVA is known.

Roger Patrick, Chief Operating Officer of AVI Systems added “Ari and The DAK team’s deep knowledge of our industry and their willingness to invest the time to really understand each organization’s culture and goals made this a very efficient process. AVA and AVI Systems have very aligned cultures and customer focus, which were the biggest reasons this came together.”

About DAK

The DAK Group is a leading investment bank serving mid-market privately held businesses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business sales, strategic leadership advisory, valuations, and fairness opinions. Since 1984, The DAK Group has executed hundreds of transactions across a wide range of industries. The DAK Value Accelerator is the propriety process that allows clients to maximize the value of their business. The DAK Group is headquartered in Rochelle Park, NJ.

About Audio Visual Associates

Since 1988 AVA has refined the methods of designing and installing AV Systems. To ensure seamless integration with our clients’ business environment, AVA collaborates on the design/build process with Architects, consultants, designers and General Contractors during the earliest stages of architectural design thru the final audio-visual integration. Our experienced Certified technical staff will expertly manage all aspects of the process to deliver a superior end product. All of our employees sign on to do “What Ever It Takes” to ensure a successful project and a satisfied customer.

About AVI Systems

AVI Systems is the largest global audiovisual and unified collaboration systems integrator with 32 locations in the United States, and the ability to do business nearly anywhere in the world. Organizations that value the power of visual communications trust AVI Systems to enable people and teams to communicate their critical ideas. The solutions AVI designs and supports help accelerate decision-making, improve human interactions, and create immersive digital experiences.

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