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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Datavail Corporation Acquires Navantis


Areas Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax, Technology


Goodmans represented Navantis Inc. (Navantis), a 200-person Microsoft Premier Partner based in Toronto, Canada in its acquisition by Datavail Corporation (Datavail), North America's largest provider of managed services for data integration, management and database administration.

Founded in 1998 by John Kvasnic and Jason Martin, Navantis has deep Microsoft application modernization, development, integration and management expertise. Navantis has long been recognized as a Microsoft 'go-to partner' with its current nine Gold and nine Silver Microsoft Partner certifications.

Navantis leverages the entire Microsoft solution stack of technologies to address its client's application and data integration business needs. The company's offerings include application development, support and systems integration across the Microsoft Dynamics CRM, SharePoint and .NET services suites.

The acquisition of Navantis is part of Datavail's growth strategy to expand its offerings to respond to customer business requirements and challenges. Navantis represents a logical extension of Datavail's offerings to rapidly expand into Microsoft oriented consulting, application development and modernization solutions. Datavail manages the data services for hundreds of clients, both on premise and in the cloud, and works with those clients on comprehensive, end-to-end managed operations and support.

Datavail Corporation is the largest provider of data integration and database administration services in North America, offering 24×7 managed database and BI/DW services, design, architecture, and staffing. The company specializes in Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, OBIEE and OBIA, Hyperion, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, DB2 and SharePoint, and provides flexible global service delivery options to meet each customer's unique business needs. Founded in 2007, Datavail is based in Broomfield, Colorado and supports enterprise clients located worldwide.