The senior partners of National Security Capital have: established and executed the National Security M&A strategy for an industry leading Investment Bank; executed a National Security roll-up strategy; built, grew by acquisition and sold at a premium multiple companies. Our Partners have extensive experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, and Business Building as Owners/Operators. Selected examples and transactions follow.
Served as the exclusive financial advisor to Zot, Inc. in its sale to T-Rex Solutions, LLC (“T-Rex”). ”). Zot is a pure play engineering services firm, having supported the Intelligence Community exclusively for over 22 years by providing software and systems engineering services. Zot is positioned in several of the highest priority programs within the IC.
Leading Edge Design
Provided M&A Advisory services to this Intelligence Community services provider creating approximately 35% more value for the ownership team to the same acquirer with which they had an offer 9 months earlier when they were unrepresented.
Provided M&A Advisory services for this Cyber product development and services provider resulting in a successful sale to a Private Equity firm.
Provided business optimization and M&A services to this Intelligence Community solutions services provider creating the highest multiple for a small business in that market segment at the time.
MasterPeace Solutions/MasterPeace LaunchPad
Founded company and provided start-up capital and advisory services for this rapidly growing technology product development and technology business incubator. MasterPeace’s Centers of Excellence (COEs) address Cyber, Cloud, and technology transformation in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Utility Computing and the Internet of Things.
Applied Signal Technology (AST)
Executed the strategic plan to transform AST from pure signal intelligence data collection to a fully integrated product offering. Acquisitions included:
- Dynamics Technology: Integrated sensor and signal processing products
- Pyxis Engineering: high-end software engineering; analyst development tools
- Seismic LLC: high-end cyber security solutions
Due in part to this expedited growth, AST sold in 2010 to Raytheon at a double-digit forward multiple.
Private equity-backed rollup. Grew company solely by acquisition from zero to over $100M in revenue in 3+ years. Acquisitions included:
- Digital Sandbox: data analytics product company
- FlexPoint: Cloud computing services company
- NetCentrics: Secure network enterprise services and security company
Wells Landers/Red Arch Solutions
Founded advanced software and system engineering firm providing technology services to the Intelligence Community; the company was amongst the fastest growing in the country. Provided ownership buy-out advisory services creating an exit for a partner and sole ownership for the remaining partner.
Provided start-up “in kind” capital and advisory services for this company which grew from 0 to $110 million in annualized sales over a 10 year period.
Provided M&A and Business Advisory Services resulting in “high watermark” valuations for the company.
Founded company which manufactured high-technology hydraulic systems, primarily for aerospace and defense customers. Grew from zero to over $50M in revenue through key acquisitions.