Best Overall Dealmaker

Buyer: KEYW Corp.
Sellers/Targets: Dilijent Solutions, Rsignia, Sensage, and Poole and Associates
Value: $126 million for Poole, $34.5 million for Sensage, with data unavailable for the others
Closing dates: Nov. 30 for Dilijent, Nov. 26 for Rsignia, Oct. 16 for Sensage, and Oct. 2 for Poole and Associates
Why: KEYW was a runner-up in this category last year when it made three acquisitions. This year, its dealmaking again focused on building cybersecurity, systems engineering and other mission-oriented services for the intelligence community. The crown jewel and largest deal was the pickup of Poole and Associates, which brought 1,000 more employees, 800 of whom have top-secret security clearances. The company provides systems and software engineering, program management support, and technical training to customers in the intelligence community.
Bankers/Advisors: Bluestone Capital Partners for Rsignia.

Return to the list of 2012's best deals

See our 2012 M&A roundup of closed transactions

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above.


WT Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.