Exclusive financial advisor to Synergy ECP
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Synergy ECP
KPMG Corporate Finance, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Synergy ECP (“Synergy” or the “Company”) to Falfurrias Capital Partners (“Falfurrias”).
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Synergy is a leading-edge provider of cyber security, software engineering, systems engineering, and IT Services to the Intelligence Community and Defense clients. The Company leverages its expertise in data transport solutions, system servicing, and other solutions to deliver critical and innovative capabilities to high-level decision makers throughout the Intelligence Community.
Synergy was founded in 2007 and has grown steadily since then, culminating in two major Prime contracts in 2022. With a committed executive team, world-class employees, plus a robust backlog and pipeline, Synergy is partnering with Falfurrias to support its growth initiatives.
“We are extremely excited about the next chapter for Synergy, with Falfurrias as our partner” CEO, Bruce Howard said of the acquisition. David Wisniewski, COO of Synergy said “The KPMG team’s understanding of companies in the intelligence community helped best position Synergy to the market and their guidance proved invaluable. KPMG’s proactive approach, attention to detail, and professionalism were key to a smooth process and resulting in a great fit for the Synergy team.”
This deal highlights a number of Government Services M&A trends:
- Private equity interest in the government services middle market remains strong with a focus on acquiring strong, established privately held companies, then deploying a buy and build strategy around customers, contracts and capabilities
- Support of national security customers and key mission-critical initiatives remains a focus area for buyers
- Strong activity and a desire for prime contracts and in-demand capabilities including data transport solutions, cyber security, software engineering, and systems engineering
Falfurrias Capital Partners
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based private equity investment firm that invests in middle-market businesses. Falfurrias aims to partner with proven management teams to build world class middle market businesses. Since its inception in 2006, the founders and partners have raised close to $2 billion across the firm’s four funds.
KPMG Corporate Finance, LLC
The global Corporate Finance practice of KPMG International’s network of independent member firms was ranked #1 as the top M&A middle-market adviser globally by Refinitiv, based on number of completed transactions, for the past 20 years.
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