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Aronson Capital Partners Advises Reports & Requirements Company on its Sale to Buchanan & Edwards

Aronson Capital Partners (“ACP”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Reports & Requirements Company (“R2C”) by Buchanan & Edwards (“BE”).

Positive Trends Continue in the Federal Market

There continues to be positive momentum across the defense and government services market for publicly traded (e.g. Tier-1, Mid-Tier, Non-Traditional) and smaller, privately-held government contractors. Uncertainty around federal spending seems to be in the “rearview mirror” and companies are witnessing clearer funding visibility on current and future programs. Furthermore, over the past 12 – 18 […]

Q1 2016 M&A Market Update: Evolving Buyer Landscape

The relative budget stability and clarity has driven a renewed interest in government services acquisition targets by commercially focused information technology, consulting, and engineering buyers. Meanwhile, private equity firms have recently demonstrated confidence in this market by making new federal platform investments and bolt-on acquisitions for their commercially focused existing platforms. These buyers were previously […]

Aronson Capital Partners Advises Force 3, Inc. on its Sale to Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.

Aronson Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Force 3, Inc. (“Force 3” or the “Company”) by Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. (“Sirius”), a portfolio company of Kelso & Company. ACP served as the exclusive financial advisor to Force 3 in this transaction. Founded in 1991, Force 3 is recognized across the federal sector […]

Larry Davis Talks to Washington Business Journal About Leidos-Haskell Deal

Larry Davis recently spoke to James Bach of the Washington Business Journal on the continuing portfolio reshaping occurring in the government services industry. Larry commented: The move comes at a time when Leidos seeks to recast itself as “one of the dominant pure-play government services companies,” said Larry Davis, a partner at the Rockville-based financial advisory […]

Aronson Capital Partners Advises PROSOFT on the Sale of its Alliant Business Unit Assets to Tribalco, LLC

Aronson Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Alliant Business Unit assets of Professional Software Engineering, Inc. (“PROSOFT”) by Tribalco, LLC. ACP served as the exclusive financial advisor to PROSOFT in this transaction. This acquisition was finalized following GSA’s approval of the contract novation on October 30th. Under Alliant, GSA’s premier Government-wide […]

Aronson Capital Partners Advises GSM Consulting, Inc. on its Sale to Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc.

Aronson Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of GSM Consulting, Inc. (“GSM”) by Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (“PSS”), a portfolio company of CM Equity Partners. ACP served as the exclusive financial advisor to GSM in this transaction. Founded in 2008, GSM is a leading edge provider of high-end software engineering, cyber security, and […]

Q3 2015 M&A Market Update: M&A Activity Continues Steady Pace

M&A activity in 2015 has continued at a steady pace, driven primarily by divestures and spin-offs of non-core or lower margin divisions from large primes, and strong participation from private equity sponsors that are adding to existing platforms and acquiring new targets. The combination of these factors is expected to realign the market and create […]

July 2015 M&A Market Update: H1 Recap

Over the last six months, the government services sector has experienced an increase in M&A activity with active participation from both strategic acquirers and private equity buyers and a stronger emphasis on larger ($100M+) deals. In addition to M&A, larger privately held contractors are considering traditional liquidity options, such as the registration for an Initial […]

April 2015 M&A Market Update: Consolidation of Mid-Size Contractors

The last five years of uncertain federal budgets have prevented most contractors from making significant investments, incentivizing them to return capital to shareholders. However, as budgets have stabilized (on a relative basis), the larger contractors are now able to make investment decisions with greater clarity. While there is overall better revenue visibility across the sector, […]