Absolute Performance Completes Fifth Add-on with the Acquisition of Aldrich Technology’s Managed IT Services Business

Expands API’s Geographical Footprint and End-to-End Suite of IT Managed Services and Cybersecurity

August 16, 2023

San Diego, CA – Absolute Performance, Inc. (“API”), a Seaside Equity Partners, LLC (“Seaside Equity”) portfolio company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Managed IT Services business from Aldrich Technology LLC (the “Company”), a leading provider of Managed IT solutions offering full IT support and co-managed IT services to organizations in the Western United States. 

Aldrich Technology’s Managed IT Services business specializes in network and systems management, compliance, service desk and support, virtual CIO, and business advisory services. The Company will further strengthen and expand API’s end-to-end IT managed services and cybersecurity solutions.

“We are excited to welcome the highly experienced and knowledgeable team from Aldrich Technology’s Managed IT Services business to the API family. We look forward to working with them to continue providing best-in-class services to their distinguished customer base,” said Scott Shafer, CEO of Absolute Performance. 

“With this partnership, we have now completed five add-on acquisitions at API. We are eager to continue partnering with best-in-class service providers within the managed IT and cybersecurity space as we further strengthen our comprehensive suite of services and enhance the ways in which we are able to serve our customers,” said Navid Shirazi, Managing Director at Seaside Equity.

Partnership Criteria

Absolute Performance is actively pursuing companies with the following criteria:

  • Leading providers of end-to-end managed IT services (MSPs)
  • Leading providers of managed security services (MSSPs)
  • Recurring revenue focused
  • Mid to enterprise-sized customers
  • US or Canada headquartered

About Absolute Performance

Absolute Performance, Inc. (“API”) is a leading provider of IT managed services with customers ranging from Fortune 500 to mid-market organizations across a wide range of verticals. API provides an end-to-end suite of IT services including 24/7 infrastructure management, cybersecurity, end-user IT help desk, cloud hosting, and data and application modernization services. API is based in Broomfield, CO. 

For additional information on Absolute Performance, see

About Seaside Equity Partners

Seaside Equity Partners is a growth-oriented and operationally focused private equity firm based in San Diego, CA. The firm seeks to provide capital, resources, and strategic support to leading mission critical services businesses that are headquartered in the Western United States. Seaside is currently investing out of a $325 million investment vehicle that closed in December 2022, which focuses on partnering with founder, family, and entrepreneur-owned businesses. 

For additional information on Seaside Equity Partners, see

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