International M&A specialist, Benchmark International, has successfully negotiated the sale of Advantone Inc. to IntelePeer Holdings Inc.

Advantone Inc is a CaaS (Communications as a Service) provider that pairs feature- rich Business Process Outsourcing technology with a consulting approach. Advantone is considered an industry leading, cloud contact center service-provider that works with various Fortune 500 clients. The company delivers a fully scalable, SaaS platform with Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Virtual Automated Call Distribution (VACD), Virtual Predicative Dialer (VPD), and cloud call routing business solutions.

IntelePeer is a provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services that deliver high-quality HD voice, HD video and unified communications for businesses and contact centers.

Dara Shareef, Director at Benchmark International, stated, “We are thrilled to have been able to work alongside our client, Advantone, on this transaction. Nicolas Dourassoff has built a tremendous platform and we believe it is a perfect fit to partner with IntelePeer. There are abundant synergies which will lead to richer solutions for their customers that far exceed what is currently in the market.” Senior Associate, Graham Woodard, added, “It was an absolute pleasure to work with Nicolas Dourassoff and the Advantone management team throughout the process and we would like to wish our client and the IntelePeer team the absolute best.”


Benchmark International’s global offices provide business owners in the middle market and lower middle market with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. To date, Benchmark International has handled engagements in excess of $5 billion across 30 industries worldwide. With decades of global M&A experience, Benchmark International’s deal teams, working from 13 offices across the world, have assisted hundreds of owners with achieving their personal objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses.

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