Aronson Capital Partners (ACP) recently announced the acquisition of its client, Ventura Solutions, Inc. by The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA]. Based in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, Ventura Solutions will help Boeing further expand its information and security capabilities.
“We selected Aronson to serve as our M&A advisor based on our past experience with the principals of the firm, their unparalleled track record advising engineering and cyber security firms in the Intelligence Community, and their strong relationships with the most active strategic buyers in our market,” said Rich Shields, Vice President of Ventura Solutions.
Ventura Solutions’ approximately 140 employees deliver advanced software and hardware engineering solutions. As part of the deal, Ventura Solutions will become a part of the Boeing Network & Space Systems business within Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world’s largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $33 billion business with 56,000 employees worldwide.
When asked to comment on the transaction, ACP partner Philip McMann said, “The level of interest we generated from the largest strategic buyers was a reflection of Ventura Solutions’ unique mission-centric engineering solutions and strategic prime contracts for government customers.”
Aronson Capital Partners is a leading M&A advisor to middle-market defense and government technology solutions providers. ACP provides a full range of M&A and corporate finance advisory services to enable our clients to achieve their growth and liquidity objectives. With our exclusive focus on the Government Services and Technology sector, we are able to provide clients with a unique industry perspective and access to longstanding relationships with the most active strategic buyers