Best Civilian Deal

Buyer: Acentia
Seller/Target: 2020 Co.
Value: $98 million
Closing date: April 2
Why: The deal is significant because Acentia has targeted opportunities under the Affordable Care Act and other health care-related activities. The company benefits from the 2020 management team’s health care expertise and strong standing with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2020’s capabilities include system maintenance and development, infrastructure support, program and project management, and mission support services. The deal pushed Acentia beyond the 1,000-employee mark.
Bankers/Advisors: KippsDeSanto for 2020; BB&T Capital Markets for Acentia.

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