Octo Receives Strategic Investment from Arlington

Technology & Services

Octo strategic investment from Arlington


Octo Consulting Group, Inc. (“Octo”) recently announced a strategic investment from Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital” or “Arlington”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Octo Consulting Group, Inc. on this transaction.


Octo is a premier provider of technology solutions, empowering federal agencies to modernize faster. Octo’s combination of technical innovation and pragmatic execution unleashes new capabilities, bolsters security, and transforms service delivery. Octo specializes in scalable Agile software development, user experience design, and cloud engineering solutions to improve, modernize, and optimize government IT systems. Known for challenging the status quo and continually exploring new ways to deliver value, Octo’s superior outcomes are the result of a collaborative, analytical approach and customer partnerships. Octo is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

Arlington Capital’s investment illustrates the following themes in Government Services M&A: strong interest in companies that address the significant market opportunity in IT modernization initiatives; market priority for companies that provide innovative solutions and help agencies to move up the technology curve; and strong continued interest from private equity in the government services sector.

Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on middle market investment opportunities in growth industries, including: government services and technology, aerospace/defense, healthcare, and business services and software. Arlington invests in companies in partnership with high quality management teams that are motivated to establish and/or advance their company’s position as leading competitors in their field. Arlington has managed $2.2 billion of committed capital via four investment funds and is based in Washington, D.C.
Technology & Services

Octo strategic investment from Arlington

April 2019
Octo Consulting Group, Inc.
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Defense & Government
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America