CCSS acquired by Help/Systems

London – October 15th, 2012 - WTA has advised on the sale of CCSS (Europe) Limited, a worldwide leader in IBM® i System Performance Monitoring, Message Management and Wireless Solutions, designed for IBM Power Systems™ running IBM i and Legacy System i™ Servers.

Founded by Ray Wright with its head office in Raleigh, North Carolina the company also has operations in the UK and Germany with strong partnerships across the globe and a successful worldwide agent network. CCSS simplifies and streamlines the management of customers IBM i servers. These integrated solutions allow pro-active system monitoring while optimizing infrastructure and reducing overheads.

Help/Systems LLC (, is a leading provider of data center automation, security and business intelligence solutions for IBM i, Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems and has a client base of more than 5,100 customers globally.


Jeffrey Jenner said “we are delighted at the outcome for not only is this another international mandate successfully completed but the project had some significant challenges including the change of majority control taking place at the acquirer.

WTA were the exclusive M&A advisors to CCSS.

Commenting on the experience of working with WTA Ray Wright added “it has been a great pleasure to work with WTA who worked tremendously hard to ensure a terrific result for the shareholders. I am pleased to provide a testimonial to WTA and would recommend them highly as an advisor”.