Sotera buys cyber intell firm

Sotera Defense Solutions is buying Software Process Technologies Inc., a company that works with on cyber intelligence missions.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sotera is picking up about $35 million in new revenue and broadens its customer base in the Fort Meade, Md., area.

The acquisition is expected to close in September.

Software Process Technologies provides a range of software engineering capabilities to intelligence agency customers.

“SPT, with a strong software engineering pedigree and expertise in content exploitation and defense analytics, combined with its strong culture of innovation, is a natural fit for Sotera,” said John Hillen, Sotera’s president and CEO.

The transaction is the first deal Sotera has closed since it’s own acquisition by Ares Management, a private equity group. Sotera formerly was known as Global Defense Technologies and Systems.

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