EverWatch Is Acquired by Booz Allen

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EverWatch, a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital, acquisition by Booz Allen


Summary

EverWatch Corporation (“EverWatch” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital, has agreed to be acquired by Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. (“Booz Allen”) (NYSE: BAH). The transaction is subject to various regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to EverWatch on this transaction.

About

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia, EverWatch provides cutting-edge intelligence, defense, and deployed mission support for the most complex national security challenges. The Company delivers high-end, technical capabilities in the areas of software development, advanced analytics, cloud architectures, and TechSIGINT. This expertise complements Booz Allen’s deep mission insights and robust portfolio of full-spectrum cyber operations, mission analytics, AI and 5G offerings, enabling large-scale transformation to serve critical missions. EverWatch’s highly skilled team of approximately 500 employees will immediately accelerate and scale Booz Allen’s National Cyber business and enhance its competitive positioning with core Intelligence Community clients.

Booz Allen’s acquisition of EverWatch illustrates the following buyer priorities in Government & Defense M&A: (1) strong focus on companies with strategic prime positions in key national security markets; (2) highly technical, cleared staff with deep subject matter expertise driving mission outcomes; (3) and continued importance of private equity in building businesses of scale and mission impact.

Booz Allen is a consulting firm with expertise in analytics, digital, engineering, and cyber. They are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by its most sensitive agencies. Booz Allen employs about 29,500 people globally, and had revenue of $7.9 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2021. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle-market companies in the Aerospace, Defense, Government & Technology (ADG&T) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace and space systems, safeguard national security, and endeavour to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
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Technology & Services
Industrial

EverWatch, a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital, acquisition by Booz Allen

Date
March 2022
Company
EverWatch Corporation
Transaction
M&A - Sellside
Sectors
Technology & Services
Industrial
Verticals
Aerospace, Defense & Government
Government & Defense
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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