SC&H Capital Advises Intelesys Corporation on its Acquisition by Polaris Alpha

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Updated on: March 29, 2024

The acquisition of Intelesys significantly expands Polaris Alpha’s leadership in the cyber and signals intelligence arena.

SC&H Capital, a leading investment bank and advisory firm focused on middle market and growth companies, announces that Intelesys Corporation was acquired by Polaris Alpha, a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners. SC&H Capital served as exclusive financial advisor to Intelesys Corporation.

“The acquisition of Intelesys illustrates the market trend where high-end, differentiated companies receive significant attention from buyers like Polaris Alpha who are building mission-focused technology, software, and solutions,” said Matthew Roberson, Principal with SC&H Capital. “The very strategic acquisition of Intelesys enables Polaris to now provide the full spectrum of cyber operational capabilities required to support the military and intelligence communities.”

“SC&H Capital’s market insights and M&A expertise were invaluable to us during this process,” said Geoffrey Bloom, President and Co-founder of Intelesys. “Matt and his team provided us with senior level, hands-on guidance and advice we needed to identify the best cultural and capability fit in a buyer. We are thrilled with the results that SC&H Capital delivered.”

Headquartered in Elkridge, MD, Intelesys Corporation is a leading provider of mission critical computer network operations (“CNO”), cyber security, and embedded system solutions to the most technically demanding clients in the Intelligence Community.

Since it was founded in 2004 by Geoffrey Bloom, John Szakmeister and Chris Lewis, Intelesys has played a crucial role for the United States Intelligence Community’s mission-critical cyber operations. The Company is at the forefront of applying high-end capabilities to the most demanding national security issues faced by its customers and is renowned for successes in applying CNO solutions to help the customer fulfill its mission.

Headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA, Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions, and PROTEUS Technologies. Polaris Alpha is a preeminent provider of mission-critical technology, software, and solutions to customers in the defense and intelligence communities. Polaris Alpha is backed by Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C.-area private equity firm.

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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