KippsDeSanto & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of our client, InfoReliance Corporation, to ECS Federal, LLC. InfoReliance is a leading provider of next-generation information technology services including cloud computing, cybersecurity, enterprise IT, and software engineering services and solutions to the Department of Defense, Federal Civilian agencies, and select commercial customers.
Based in Fairfax, VA, InfoReliance deploys full life cycle cloud delivery and cloud solution development, offers advanced cybersecurity services facilitating predictive defense, develop efficient software solutions, and provides enterprise and line of business capabilities across all Chief Information Officer mission areas. InfoReliance’sunique as-a-service solutions offerings and skilled, experienced employees have led to deep relationships with DoD and Federal Civilian customers as well as strong partnerships with major industry leaders such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and McAfee Inc.
Through its partnership with InfoReliance, ECS will enhance its ability to pursue cyber, cloud, enterprise IT, and software engineering opportunities across its robust portfolio of contracts, which includes Alliant, CIOSP-3, CIO-CS, NASPO Valuepoint, and OASIS. The addition of InfoReliance’s next-generation IT capabilities and new contract awards are expected to accelerate ECS’s transformation from a services provider to a systems integrator and solution provider for national defense and intelligence customers.
We believe this transaction demonstrates several key trends in the government technology solutions M&A environment:
- Buyers are focused on M&A as an effective strategy to access next-generation ITcapabilities including cybersecurity, cloud, and “as-a-service”
- Mid-sized strategic buyers are increasingly focused on transformational acquisitions which provide synergies and a strong history of past performance with key government customers
- Importance of relationships with key strategic partners that allow for the development, implementation, and support of full life cycle solutions
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