Acquisition doubles the size of HSO Canada, combining the capabilities of leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 partners to deliver end-to-end digital transformation services to Canadian customers across the Microsoft Cloud


Amsterdam, Netherlands and Toronto, Canada, June 09 2022.
HSO, a leading global business transformation partner, today announces the acquisition of Canada-based SHEA Solutions Inc. (“SHEA”), a recognized leader in Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions for the Manufacturing and Retail Industries.

SHEA, a Microsoft Gold certified partner, has established itself as a leader in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance, Supply Chain, Project Operations, Commerce and Service. SHEA operations in Canada, The United Kingdom, Philippines and India will become part of HSO as a result of this acquisition.

Jeffrey Hunt, CEO SHEA, commented: “It has long been the SHEA mission to help our customers achieve operational excellence, so we are very excited to join a company that shares our values and is focused on achieving results. HSO is the ideal partner to help SHEA achieve our ambitious future growth targets. We look forward to leveraging HSO’s complementary industry expertise in manufacturing and retail/ecommerce to strengthen our customers offering.”

This latest acquisition positions HSO Canada as a leading Microsoft Cloud partner for medium, corporate and enterprise clients with operations in Canada. It amplifies HSO’s continued strategy to position the company as the Microsoft global partner for digital- and business- transformation services, leveraging the Microsoft Cloud platform.

Bill Gardner, Managing Director of HSO Canada, added: “We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey and the SHEA team to HSO. Their expertise and proven capability in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations and Unified Operations, strengthens our ability to implement and successfully deploy across Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power Platform and the Microsoft Cloud.  We have enjoyed working with SHEA as a partner and we look forward to working together as a family.”

The acquisition of SHEA expands HSO’s presence in Canada and is the fourth such acquisition in North America since receiving significant investment from global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) in 2019.

Peter J. ter Maaten, Founder and CEO of HSO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey and the SHEA team to HSO. The combination of SHEA with our previous acquisition of CRM Dynamics in Canada (2021), brings together two proven Microsoft Dynamics 365 teams to deliver integrated solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics 365. Our vision is clear: to be the leading global provider of digital transformation services, that improve the business performance and results of our clients.”