SC&H Capital Advises Fourth Dimension Engineering on its Acquisition by Polaris Alpha

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Updated on: March 29, 2024

The acquisition of Fourth Dimension further expands Polaris Alpha’s leadership in Advanced Cyber Solutions

SC&H Capital, a leading investment bank and M&A advisory firm, announces that its client, Fourth Dimension Engineering, was acquired by Polaris Alpha, a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners.  SC&H Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to Fourth Dimension Engineering.

“The acquisition of Fourth Dimension highlights the continued M&A interest in market-leading engineering firms with highly advanced cyber and intelligence capabilities,” said Matthew Roberson, Director with SC&H Capital.  “Fourth Dimension’s proven track record of solving complex cyber engineering problems, its highly valuable prime contracts, and sterling reputation as an innovative, mission-first company made it an attractive acquisition target.”

Fourth Dimension, located in Columbia, MD, delivers mission-critical cyber solutions for the most demanding customers. The Company has deep expertise in the areas of electrical and mechanical design & development, custom wireless solutions and embedded software and hardware development.

“SC&H Capital’s M&A expertise and deal advice was critical to us from start to finish,” said Tom Conrad, President/CEO/Co-founder of Fourth Dimension. “The team’s steady guidance and experience was invaluable and helped us select an ideal partner in Polaris Alpha.”

“SC&H Capital exceeded all of our expectations,” said Faith Horowitz, CAO/Co-founder of Fourth Dimension.  “We could not be more pleased with the results the SC&H team delivered in this process.”

Polaris Alpha is a 1,300 employee provider of advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise, and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers.  This acquisition significantly enhances Polaris Alpha’s technical leadership in the advanced cyber arena. Fourth Dimension co-founders Tom Conrad and Faith Horowitz will become part of the leadership team of Polaris Alpha.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About SC&H Capital

SC&H Capital, an affiliate of SC&H Group, is an investment banking and advisory firm providing merger and acquisition (M&A), employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), capital raising, and business valuation solutions to middle market and growth companies nationwide. SC&H Capital delivers investment banking and advisory services across numerous industries including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and government contracting to help owners achieve their exit planning goals and liquidity objectives.

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