Resourcing Edge Acquires Midwest PEO, Sequent

On a path of growth and expansion, Resourcing Edge invests in Ohio to establish Midwest Regional Service Center.


Rockwall, TX, November 21, 2017 – Resourcing Edge, an industry leader and Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO), announces their acquisition of Sequent, a well-established Professional Employer Organization based in Columbus, Ohio.

With this acquisition, Resourcing Edge makes an investment into the Ohio market and the Midwest region. The intent and focus is to grow and expand the workforce and marketplace in Ohio and the Midwest through the establishment of the Sequent office as a Midwest Regional Service Center.

“The acquisition provides Resourcing Edge with a strategic presence in the Ohio market, through Sequent’s 22-year history of client service excellence," said Ted Crawford, CEO of Resourcing Edge. "We share a passion for providing outstanding human capital management solutions and helping clients achieve their business goals." According to the latest Middle Market Power Index for American Express and Dun & Bradstreet, Ohio ranks first out of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., for growth in number of middle-market firms from 2011-2016.

Resourcing Edge and Sequent serve hundreds of clients with thousands of employees based in 44+ states across the United States. They have offices throughout the nation, including the corporate office in Rockwall, Texas as well as offices in Houston, Atlanta, St. Louis, and now the Sequent office in Columbus, Ohio which will serve as the Midwest Regional Service Center.

"Resourcing Edge’s vision for the highest level of commitment to service is a great match for Sequent’s clients, employees and for the Columbus community,” said William F. Hutter, Founder of Sequent. “Being able to expand the healthcare options and national footprint capabilities for our clients is wonderful.” Sequent was represented by Brad Buttermore, a Managing Partner of Oaklins - Capital Alliance during this acquisition transaction.

About Resourcing Edge Holding Company LLC.

Resourcing Edge is an industry leader in human capital management solutions, combining decades of experience with cutting-edge tools, helping businesses manage, develop and retain a talented team, ensuring compliance, minimizing risks and freeing up precious time and resources.

About Sequent Inc.

Based in Columbus, Sequent serves the small and mid-sized business market as a consulting and outsourcing company offering a full range of integrated HR support services such as a member-only health fund, government compliance, HR administration, payroll management, HR audits and assessments, talent recruiting and much more.             

About Capital Alliance Corp.

Capital Alliance Corp. is a global mid-market investment banking firm, providing consulting services for mergers and acquisitions. The company represents client companies in a variety of markets, including human capital management, energy, technology, construction and engineering, manufacturing and business services. Since its founding in 1976, the privately held firm has completed more than 230 transactions with an aggregate transaction value exceeding $3 billion. For three decades, Capital Alliance has been a member of Oaklins, formerly M&A International, a membership organization of investment banking firms operating in the major economies of the world.

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